Eagle in friendly, Thursday

The Malaita Eagles Soccer team will again test their strength against the Malaita Kings FC in a friendly match schedule for this Thursday in Honiara. The Eagles team manager Levi Filuala told this paper that the friendly match will be their last preparation before the Solomon Games Soccer tournament which is schedule to kick off…

Vanikoro alleged attack, arson

Dear Editor – Your newspaper yesterday carried a report of alleged burning of machines, equipment and a growth centre at Vanikoro last Sunday. If the report is substantiated it raises serious concerns because I personally relayed information to RAMSI’s Special Coordinator , via RAMSI’s website, on two occasions prior to the arson attacks, after receiving…

What’s next for peace ministry?

IN a few days, the national government will stage the week-long National Healing and Apology programme in Honiara. The event will run from July 1 to 7. The government expects the programme will bring to an end the sad chapter of the ethnic tension, and open a new page for the country to move forward.…

Brexit, a move threatening an end to globalisation?

CAN Brexit go so far as to threaten an end to globalisation? Probably not. It’s true that Britain has voted to withdraw from the European Union and return to its former self, both politically and economically. However, the narrow margin and the voting pattern in last Thursday’s referendum in the world’s fifth largest economy seems…

MP clarifies proposed development at Vanikoro

THE MEMBER of Parliament (MP) for Temotu Vatud has come out boldly to clarify the proposed development at Vanikoro Island recently, which however went out of hand and resulted in an immense dispute. This came after this paper published an article earlier, stating that machines have been loaded on to a barge bound for the…

PINA boss encourages media to be empowered

PACIFIC Islands News Association (PINA) president, Moses Stevens has encouraged national media associations to be empowered to give strong voice for PINA. Stevens stated this when he met with members of Media Association of Solomon Islands (MASI) at Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) last Friday before his departure to his home country in Vanuatu. He said…