Six PNG Pepes head for Singapore

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) – Six Papua New Guinea Pepes players departed for Singapore Monday. The players were selected by Netball Singapore to participate at the 2017 National Netball Super League in Singapore which is under the National Super League international player programme. The competition includes six participating teams and the players will be joining…

Meeting for squad

The recently announced 23 men national senior football squad members are urged to attend a meeting scheduled for this morning at the SIFF Academy. A statement Solomon Islands Football Federation SIFF Technical Department confirmed this to Star Sports. “Please be advised that the national team meeting is set for 11 am today at the SIFF…

ONOC General Assembly in Fiji

NADI, (INSIDE THE GAMES) – Representatives from Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) member nations are arriving in Nadi as the continental organisation prepares to stage its Annual General Assembly. The General Assembly is scheduled to take place in Fiji on April 1, with a packed series of workshops and Commission meetings held in the build-up.…

No more violence

This week our people and country of Solomon Islands will celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Solomon Islands Family Protection Act. I must take this time to wish our people, government and country a blessed and joyful congratulation, and wish every family God____s blessings for the years ahead. In an era where we see tonnes…

Drone on delivery mode

Dear Editor – In Radio New Zealand’s ‘Dateline Pacific’  broadcast this Monday evening, 25 March 2017,  it was claimed  that, in a few years, there could be the possibility of vaccines and other medical supplies delivered rapidly to remote outer islands in Vanuatu by drones. The Vanuatu Government, along with the United Nations children’s agency,…

Correction

Dear Editor – Please make a correction in your next publication in reference to the Media Release ‘PM SUPPORTS ICRC’S PROPOSITION FOR PARTICIPATION AT PIF OPEN SESSIONS’. It was the Head of ICRC’s Head of Regional Delegation in the Pacific, Mr Alfred Grim, who made a courtesy call on the Prime Minister and not the…

Logging saga

Dear Editor – According to a recent news item on the SIBC, the Solomon Islands’ Ministry of Forestry has stopped issuing licenses to new logging companies. The Permanent Secretary of Forestry, Vaeno Vigulu, said stopping the issuing of new logging licenses was a move to control the industry and the measures would be implemented under…

MP incurs $400,000 in a month in mobile calls

ONE Member of Parliament has incurred $400,000 in a month in phone calls, which tax payers will have to meet. Clerk to the National Parliament Clezy Rore revealed this during the Public Accounts Committee meeting on the 2017 Supplementary Bill 2017 recently. Mr Rore said the National Parliament is seriously concerned about the rising cost…

Minister awaits sentencing

MINISTER for Justice and Legal Affairs William Marau will be sentenced tomorrow for driving while under the influence of alcohol. This followed the sentencing submissions and mitigation on his matter on Monday at the Honiara Magistrates’ Court. Marau entered his guilty plea to the charge of presence of alcohol in a person’s blood on Thursday…

Police awareness talk to San Isandro Students

A National Community Policing Team of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) recently conducted an awareness program to the disability Students of San Isandro School in Aruligo, Northwest Guadalcanal. The talk was based on crime prevention strategy. A statement from the Police Media Unit said RAMSI assistant Special Coordinator Masi Lomaloma formed part of…