Chiefs work to resolve land issues

FAUKWAE House of chiefs in North Malaita is currently working very hard to help solve land issues in the region, to allow development activities to reach the constituency. Speaking to Solomon Star Auki, a paramount chief of Foukwae House of Chiefs, Richard Rarangia Oiomea said they have already established and identified a total of 68…

SICCI: Resolve public transport impasse

The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) is deeply concerned about the public transport sit-in protest that occurred in Honiara City yesterday which has affected workers, students and members of the general public. SICCI is calling on the rightful authorities through the Inland Revenue Division (IRD) and the Honiara Public Transport Association to…

Minister threatens to repeal NTF Act

THE road infrastructure fund was awarded this year under the National Transport Fund (NTF), after the Minister for Finance and Treasury threatens the sources of the fund to repeal the NTF Act in parliament. This was spilled on the floor of the Parliament by the Minister for Finance and Deputy Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare when…

‘10 MPs cases active’

There are 10 cases involving Members of Parliament (MPs) that are currently under active investigation by the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force. Police Commissioner Matthew Varley revealed this at his weekly conference at the Rove Police Headquarters, Thursday. “There are 10 active investigations that are occurring at the moment,” Mr Varley said. He said there…

STRIKE TERMINATED

Transport services resume, Friday By ANDREW FANASIA PUBLIC transport services will resume today after the strike action by the Honiara Transport Service Association (HTSA) was terminated, yesterday afternoon. Inland Revenue Division (IRD) and HTSA have finally reached an understanding after the two parties held a dialogue yesterday afternoon at the multi-purpose hall. It was established…

Lea’i will join team later

THE futsal wonder kid, Rapael Lea’i will soon join his colleague players for the Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) Futsal challenge currently underway in Honiara.  Solympics head coach Stanley Puairana confirmed this to Star Sports in an interview. “Raphael is current on holiday thus he was unable to play with us in our matches. “But…

Thrilling futsal actions today

SIPA challenge enters day three By CROFTON UTUKANA THE Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) sponsored national futsal challenge will resume at the Multipurpose Hall at 10am today. Six exciting matches are lined up for day three of the competition. Real Kakamora and Vania will open today’s battle at 10am to be followed by KOSSA up…

Surfers call for inclusion

Western Province surfers based at Paeloge in West Gizo, Western Province want surfing to be included in the 2023 Pacific Games in Solomon Islands as one of the sports to be played at the event. A surfing athlete Junior Ben said this would allow the local surfers to participate and showcase their skills. “I want…