Drink driving must be curbed

Dear Editor – New statistics of traffic related offences revealed by the Inspector in charge of the Kumum Traffic Centre focus on the fact that the police arrested 180 drivers last year following the introduction of random breath testing procedures. Inspector Surimalefo has said that to-date in 2017, a further 54 drivers were arrested after…

Kids park abused

Dear Editor – Good fun means good health for our children. Let’s all work together for better. One can never miss the coloured fence along the road side, right opposite the Police headquarter in Rove west side of Honiara. The height of the fence indicates the space behind can be a lovely day out for…

Schmeling names team

TELEKOM S-League Champions Marist FC has selected its final 23 line-up for its OFC Champions League campaign.  Head coach Juliano Schmeling announced thefinal squad after their3-0 victory over TSL Select Side at Lawson Tama, Wednesday. The side is days away from competing in the OFC Champions League group D to be hosted in Tahiti. The…

SIFF Titans to take on Parliament Bullets

SIFF Titans will play the Parliament Bullets at Lawson Tama at 5pm for an exciting encounter this Friday afternoon. A statement from the organisers said, the Bullets will be lead by none other than Minister of Home Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga who is a top striker with  bullet shot. His striking partner…

M.P Quan Wing Chun starts

The M.P.Quan Wing Chun Kung Fu School Epalle Branch has kicked off its martial arts classes for this year. Classes was scheduled to start on Wednesday at the Bishop Epalle School Hall. Enrollment has started as of February 22. The M.P Quan Wing Chun School is expecting an increase in number for enrollment this year.…

Flying Fijians still ranked 10th

SUVA, (FBC NEWS) – The Vodafone Flying Fijians remain at the 10th place in the latest World Rugby rankings released Wednesday. Scotland has made the biggest climb from 8th to 5th place on the rankings. Wales has dropped to 7th while France has moved to 8th position. Meanwhile, top three remains the same with New…

Experienced trio make welcome return to Samoa 7s

AUCKLAND, (RNZI) – Samoa coach Sir Gordon Tietjens is hoping the return of some experienced heads will inspire his team at this weekend____s Las Vegas Sevens. Former captain Faalemiga Selesele is back on the World Series, after impressing at the Brisbane Global Tens, while Afa Aiono has recovered from injury and assumes the captaincy, freeing…

Dausabea urges CAASI to build terminal

Former President of National Sports Council Solomon Islands (NOCSI) Charles Dausabeahas called on the Civil Aviation Authority Solomon Islands (CAASI) to build the terminal at Tingoa airport on Rennell, Renbell province. Speaking to the Solomon Star Dausabea said Renbell will host the Solomon Game in 2018 but poor preparation like none release of fund from…

2027 Pacific Games in Fiji

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – Fiji will host the 2027 Pacific Games, the Parliament Standing Committee on Social Affairs was informed yesterday. The chairman of the Fiji Sports Commission, Peter Mazey said the cost of a new stadium for the west which came through from China just recently is approximately US$100 million. “That____s the stadium we…

Burglary on the rise in Kirakira

THE increasing burglary incidents in Makira Ulawa provincial capital Kirakira is becoming a concern for residents and business owners. A Kirakira resident Benedict Hagaro told Solomon Star yesterday that burglary is currently the number one crime in Kirakira. Mr Hagaro said those who involved in these criminal activities target private homes and offices around the…