NFs demand urgent NOCSI meeting

NATIONAL Sports Federations have demanded the National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) to convene an extra ordinary general meeting within 14 days starting on September 23rd 2019. According to a statement signed by the 14 federations, the meeting will be held to discuss alleged corruption charges against NOCSI officials. The federations call for NOCSI…

Top spot race 

Solympics up against NZ, Friday By CROFTON UTUKANA Solomon Islands national U-23 men’s football team will take on New Zealand tomorrow  in their final group A match of the OFC men’s qualifying tournament for Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Both Solomon Islands and New Zealand registered six points each after winning their first two matches. However, New…

More locals graduate from APTC 

A TOTAL of 78 students studying under Australia Pacific Technical Coalition (APTC) have graduated on Wednesday during a ceremony in Honiara. The event marked the successfully completion of their studies. Most of the studies have been studying for months and years in 15 different technical and vocational courses offered by APTC. The annual ceremony was held…

Importance of tourism in SI highlighted

THE Australian High Commission Counsellor for Economic Andrew Scholoeffel says tourism is a really an important sector to the development of Solomon Islands. Mr Scholoeffel made the statement during the recent launch of the Tourism Trail by the Strongem Bisnis together with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism on Tuesday. He said the Australian High…

GVB workshop ends

A THREE-DAY Gender Based Violence (GVB)workshop that started on Monday ended on Wednesday in Honiara. Participants at the workshop include youth agents of change from the Side by Side program, members of the Kurukuru national futsal team and members of White River Rookies basketball team. The key objectives of the workshop are to help young people…

Nauru Airlines stops Solomons flights

NAURU Airlines has announced it will stop flying to Pohnpei and Honiara at the end of the month. The carrier said the destinations have been withdrawn because of low passenger numbers, making the flights commercially non-viable. It said ceasing the Honiara stop will create a quicker, direct service between Nauru and Brisbane. The airline said…

DVD launch to support church

MIRACLE Singing Ministry of the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) church will be hosting a public concert and DVD launching on Sunday 06 October 2019 at the Kukum SDA car park in Honiara. Reports reaching Solomon Star said the public concert will be staged to help support Aboru SDA church in Makira/Ulawa province who will also…