Let’s put it right Mr Longa

Dear Editor – Please let me tell our readers regarding Mr Saiti Longa’s letter to the editor, on Friday 9th December 2016 (Issue No 6459) – “Djokovic DCC Frontman?” With enthuse I enjoyed reading your article Mr Saiti Longa and what raises my eyebrow was your last paragraph line 5 and I quote “Dr. Thomas…

United earns Oceania spot

Marist seals 2016 TSL title Former Telekom S-league champion, Western United football club (FC) has secured a place in the upcoming Oceania Champions League following their three-all draw (3-3) with KOSSA FC at the Lawson Tama Stadium, Tuesday.KOSSA did made a good start in yesterday’s game taking the lead, a goal by Charlie Otainao. United…

TARD games underway

The Tobaita Association for Research and Development (TARD) annual free Christmas games has kicked off in Malu’u station, North Malaita early this week. Speaking to Star Sports in Auki on Tuesday a member of TARD Wale Rilifia said teams from villages in the Tobaita region are currently competing. Sports played in this tournament included seven-a-side…

Dukwasi prepares for games

Dukwasi community in Central Kwara’ae, Malaita province is set to celebrate this Christmas with sporting activities. The community is already gearing up for the event and all community members are expected to compete in various sporting activities. The event will kick off on Sunday 25th of December 2016. Sports activities planned for the event included…

$10M health scandal

ACCOUNTANT ARRESTED POLICE on Tuesday arrested and charged a former senior accountant in the Ministry of Health and Medical Services in connection to the missing $10 million within the ministry. Randy Hatigeva of Renbel Province appeared in the Honiara Magistrate’s Court on 10 counts of false pretense and released on $10,000 cash bail. This is…

RINI REJECTS NPF PLANS

MINISTER of Finance and Treasury, Snyder Rini has rejected Solomon Islands National Provident Fund (SINPF) investment proposals. These projects includes a lending bank, Malaita Telekom House and purchasing 15% shares of Pan Oceanic Bank through selling its shares in South Pacific Oil (SPO). Rini told Parliament when he winded the debate of the $4.1 billion…

“We lost everything”

Zinnia grabbed her one-year old baby and ran for the door after the magnitiude 7.8 earthquake struck in the early hours of Friday morning. Before they could escape, the brick door structure collapsed. When the door was clear, she continued and another structure collapsed just where they had been standing. Thankfully they were not injured,…

Sogavares grace carol night

Prime Minister Hon Manasseh Sogavare and wife Madam Emmy along with their daughters Shannon and Marydale graced the 10th Christmas ‘Carols in the Islands’ programme at the Lawson Tama Stadium on Saturday night with their presence. The Prime Minister’s participation comes as the Government for the first time this year became a co-sponsor of the…