Frigates, Honiara into semi

Isabel province football team, Isabel Frigates and host Honiara have made it to the semi finals of the Solomon Games football competition following their respective final group match wins at the Lawson Tama, Tuesday. Frigates shocked the Western Turtles with a narrow 2-1 win to take the lead in Pool A of the competition with…

Taekwondo ends on high note

Taekwondo competition for this year’s Solomon Games has conducted and ended successfully over the weekend with medal presentations at the Mbokona school Hall in Honiara. The successful competition marked the fifth straight time that Taekwondo has successfully conducted its compeittions since it was first introduced into the Solomon Games back in 2004. Speaking to Star…

Guadalcanal, Isabel tops Taekwondo

Guadalcanal Taekwondo men’s team and Isabel female’s team won gold in the 2016 Taekwondo team event over the weekend. The Guadalcanal men’s team battled their way through to the final after beating the Central men’s team in a tight contest in the semi finals. The Guadalcanal Taekwondo men’s team went on to beat the Honiara…

Central kicks in six gold

Central Taekwondo team has banged six gold medals in the 2016 Solomon Games Taekwondo competition in the individual category over the weekend to claim the overall trophy. The Central Taekwondo team coached by the national fighter Alick Delly collected four gold medals in the female individual category and two gold medals in the male individual…

SIFF: Makira is not disqualified

The Makira Ulawa men’s football team is not disqualified according to the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF). Rumours said Makira Ulawa team will be disqualified for fielding Nicholas Muri who was claimed to be a Telekom S-league registered player for the 2015 TSL season. Muri played in two of Makira’s opening matches of which they…

Bainimarama tells PIDF leaders to redouble efforts

The outgoing chair of the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF), Prime Minister Hon Frank Bainimarama of Fiji said the PIDF’s fourth Leaders’ Summit, which begins in Honiara yesterday, will build on the commitment in the Suva Declaration to push for the limitation of global temperature rise to 1.5 Degrees Centigrade. Hon Bainimarama made the remarks…

‘Shipping grant payout normal’

PAYMENTS of shipping grants to Members of Parliament (MP) is a normal thing done by previous governments. Permanent Secretary (PS) for the Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) Henry Murray revealed this in an exclusive interview with the Solomon Star. “Paying out shipping grants to Members of Parliament (MP) is not new, as it is a…

Island Link hits back

…Plans to sue TSI THE Director Operation of the Island Link Shipping Services (ILSS) says they are pursuing legal action to sue Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) following claims that ILSS is a ghost company. Clive Runimetu said this in an interview yesterday after reports issued by TSI and publicized in this Paper on Friday last…

Surgical Doctors to visit Gizo

A TEAM of medical Doctors from Australia will be touring Gizo hospital on a surgical trip from the 24th of this month to the 30th. They are members of the Doctors Assisting In Solomon Islands (DAISI). Reports reaching the Solomon Star said, the visit will be for general and colorectal surgery and dental or maxillofacial…

Three accused told to get lawyers

Two men and a woman accused of breaking into a shop’s storage container, stealing soft drinks worth more than $200, 000 are still without lawyers. Charles Sanga and David Kereka yesterday told the court they have made requests to the Public Solicitor’s Office (PSO) but no one visited them as of yet. The third accused,…