Low Price hockey league end soon

The Low Price Enterprise Men’s High School Hockey League and Colgate Palmolive High School Women’s Hockey League will soon complete their pool matches.  Solomon Islands Hockey Federation (SIHF) confirmed this to Star Sports, Thursday. “We have few more pool games before we will kick of the second stage of the competition,’’ SIHF said. “So far…

Hockey sports day

THE King Six National Secondary School will host a Hockey sports day today at the school’s hockey playing ground. Reports reaching Star Sports says this will be the first time for any schools in the country to have such program since the sport was revived late last year in Honiara. The program is anticipated to…

Police UN deployment

Dear Editor – Firstly, I commend PS Police, Commissioner of Police and Solomon Islands Government(SIG) for facilitating the deployment of five officers from Royal Solomon Islands Police Force(RSIPF) with United Nations Peace-keeping in South Sudan. Thank you RAMSI for your help in training these men for their new task. I understand that operating at Hell’s…

Commissioning of LC Gulatatae 1

Dear Editor – Please accord me space to join many others in congratulating the people of East Kwaio on the launching or commissioning of their landing craft in Honiara on Wednesday. Due to earlier commitment I was unable to join those who came to mark the occasion. May I also thank Solomon Star for providing…

Planning means succeeding

Dear Editor – Students, you need to learn the process for planning goals and objectives. Once you learn planning techniques,you will have the ability to plan your academic career and events dealing with management of time and money. If you do not plan for a career, it is like being on a boat without a…

Villagers arrested over bitter logging dispute

POLICE in Western Province have arrested 21 people at Kazukuru in Rendova, Western Province, following a logging dispute in that area. The suspects were arrested on Sunday the 14th of August and were placed in Noro police custody. These were for allegedly blocking roads and other criminal activities at Kazukuru. This was revealed by the…

Police awareness programs underway

POLICE have been conducting awareness programs in settlements in and around Honiara and Guadalcanal over the past week. Deputy Police Commissioner Juanita Matanga said last week the community policing team went out to Komate area at Weathercoast, Guadalcanal, to conduct awareness program. She said this followed request from the villagers in that area there who…

Man dead in road accident

A MAN is dead and another in a critical condition following a motor accident at the GPPOL 2 area in east Guadalcanal on Wednesday. Guadalcanal police, who attended the incident, alleges the accident was alcohol related. Information received by Tetere Police say the incident, involving a car with three people inside, occurred at GPPOL 2…

Police operations continue

POLICE operations to catch drink-drivers on the road are continuing. This is being done using the recently introduced breathalyzers. Deputy Police Commissioner Juanita Matanga revealed that as of last week they have conducted the operation and will continue this week. She said they are targeting hot spot areas as well as dealing with traffic checks…