NPF investment proposals

Dear Editor – I wish to congratulate the Minister of Finance for rejecting the NPF Board’s new investment proposals. I believe such bad investment choices have exposed lack of appropriate competencies and financial/investment skills of the current NPF Board. For the sake of public confidence, the Minister of Finance must immediately revoke and terminate the…

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…