HHH draws with Realas

Henderson Hammerheads (HHH) rugby team ended its first match of the 2017 Honiara Rugby Union Association (HRUA) League with a 13-13 draw with Realas on Saturday. The former HRUA champions got off to a positive start, took 10-3 lead in the first half. Despite having a few more chances early in the second half, HHH…

Members of Parliament scholarship

Dear Editor – I must acknowledge and applaud the DCCG government for the great initiatives of the Members of Parliament Scholarship award. The MPs Scholarship is a great opportunity for the considerable number of potential Solomon Islanders that are unfortunate to award with scholarship whether International, regional and Solomon Islands government Scholarship each year. Ever…

Good Governance

Dear Editor – I would appreciate if you allow me a Column in your newspaper to highlight my momentary perspective on Good governance. Good governance is about how best the public manages its resources and affairs. Leaders should be accountable to the needs and interests of the citizens, and carry out their duties with great…

Cocoa aiding rural women

Dear Editor – Cocoa produced in Isabel Province by Cathliro Commodities Development (CCDL) has been showcased at the Pasifika Festival aided by the Pacific Islands Trade & Investment Pacific Path to Market Programme. CCDL is a cocoa producing company, locally owned and managed by Diana Yates. The company has been in operation for 6 years.…

OIL SPILL PROBE

OIL stored in containers at an abandon logging camp at Tanaro, Northwest Guadalcanal is now spilling into the environment. A senior officer from the Ministry of Environment Edward Danitofea told the Solomon Star that these were used oil stored in 150 IBC containers. Mr Danitofea said it is believed that these were from the 500…