SITAS LOGO UNVEILED

Kuper is winner of SITAS logo competition   LOCAL designer, Kurt Kuper is SBD$1,000 richer after winning the Solomon Island Tertiary Association of Sports (SITAS) logo competition. Solomon Island National Institution of Sport (SINIS) in a statement Friday announced Mr Kuper as the winner. This was after a careful screening by the SINIS & SITAS…

Squad starts journey home

AFTER failing to make it for the CONCACAF playoff, the Solomon Islands National Team is on their way back home. The team left Doha, Qatar yesterday to Brisbane, Australia where they will stay for six days before heading back home. The team is scheduled to return home on Friday April 15th and will go into…

SINU SAGA LINGERS

More of SINU’s internal ‘dirty laundry’ keeps coming out GOVERNMENT-sponsored students who owed the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) more than $3 million in meals and accommodation costs in 2020 were issued credit notes, it was revealed this week. The latest revelation was made by the Business Investment & Commercial Services (BICS) Finance Officer, Jimmy…

SECURITY PACT COULD SPLIT RSIPF

THE recent security deal signed by the governments of Solomon Islands and China might backfire and create an internal division within the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF), it was revealed.  While the DCGA government thinks it has provided all that the country needs when it comes to the country’s so-called internal security by getting…

Maritime zone training strengthens Fiji’s ocean governance

SPC, Suva, Fiji : This week, nine technical officers from Fiji’s Maritime Affairs Coordinating Committee received specialised software training to map and define the extent of Fiji’s maritime zones, including extended continental shelf areas. The training, funded by the United Kingdom and delivered in partnership with the Pacific Community (SPC) under the Pacific Extended Continental Shelf Project, is the first of several…