Two draws, two wins

Sunday’s High School Basketball league saw two matches end with a draw and another two with wins. The opening match of the day saw Mbua Valley boys and Bishop Epalle boys drew 24-24. Don Bosco boys registered the first win of the day defeating White River High School 31-19. The third match was a tough…

Rugby planning course training

A DEVELOPMENT Planning Course for rugby was held at Tanoa International in Nadi, Fiji over the weekend. It was attended by Oceania rugby union development managers and chief executive officers (CEOs). Over 130 participants, presenters and educators from around the Oceania Region and 16 Member Unions attended the training in Nadi, Fiji for the 2017…

Students urged to respect their hosts

Former Assistant Special Coordinator of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) Masi Lomaloma has called on the Solomon Islands students studying in Fiji to show respect to their neighbours. Lomaloma made the call yesterday after witnessing the unruly behavior of some intoxicated Solomon Islands students who are renting a house behind his home…

PLAQUE REMOVED

At Bloody Ridge only after a week of launching AN engraved plate located on top of the monument which was  unveiled last week at Bloody Ridge National Park in East Honiara has been removed. The incident which was claimed as an act of theft was discovered over the weekend. The monument was declared opened by…

Canada bound

GUADALCANAL Premier Anthony Veke has asked Canadian International Training & Education (CITREC) Guadalcanal Province graduates to ensure that they uphold their employment commitment to the highest standards as GP prepares more of its graduates for Canadian jobs. In a historic event for the Province and the Solomon Islands, both Amelia Muse and Careka Volly of…

GOV’T HALTS CUBA STUDY

THE Government has suspended sending students to Cuba to study medicine. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) Dr Tenneth Dalipanda revealed this to the Solomon Star on Friday. He said the decision was based on the fact that medical students who graduated from Cuba are still undergoing training at the…

Students actions shocking

SISA to investigate allegation An urgent investigation will be launched into the “unruly behaviour” of a group of Solomon Islands students who are reportedly causing nuisance to their neighbours in Fiji. President of the Solomon Islands Students Association (SISA) in Fiji Elijah Raomae said they will work together with the education attaché to investigate the…

Police raid and uproot garden marijuana

A joint operation between RSIPF Honiara City and Guadalcanal Province uprooted and confiscated about 3,000 marijuana plants today Saturday 12 August 2017. Police uprooted two gardens in two different locations. One location at Mbarande and the other at Mbalesuna, East Guadalcanal. During the raid, the joint operation apprehended an alleged suspect for farming the illegal…