God Works through Adversity

Once again, welcome to our continuing discussion on the topic ‘Growing through Adversity’. This week, we will look at another aspect of adversity from God’s perspective. One of the big questions often asked by people, “Where is God when it hurts?” Our response to this question could either draw us closer or away from God.…

CBSI 40th anniversary celebrated

ART Gallery in Honiara came alive on Monday in a one day celebration to commemorate Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) 40th anniversary. The event featured speeches, quizzes, tours to the Central Bank office and the Finance Ministry, money awareness talks, display of the country’s bank notes and bank related information. Mostly students and their…

Peace brings prosperity, training participants told

“When there is peace inside our homes, our country will prosper.” These were the words from Solomon Sisimia at the opening of the Family Protection Act training in Honiara. The one-day training last Wednesday organised by World Vision Solomon Islands, brought together community leaders and representatives from Honiara’s three constituencies to interact and learn about…

More women graduate with new skills

Twenty three women graduated from the Mary Mazzarello Development Centre at Henderson on the 24th of June. This center is running by the Salesian Sisters for the women to learn skills in sewing and cooking.  The graduation commenced with the Eucharist celebration and Fr. Lawrence OP was the main celebrants.  Concelebrants were Fr. Albert sdb…

Students to join education conference

A total of 38 students will be participating at the Vaka Pasifiki Education conference next week in Honiara, thanks to the support of a local industry. A statement yesterday said that 20 education students from Solomon Islands National University (SINU) are being given partial scholarships by a local company, Pasifiki Services Limited (PSL) towards the…

PM applauds Bar Association participation

Solomon Islands Bar Association has been acknowledged for its thorough and complete review of the 2nd 2014 Draft Federal Constitution of Solomon Islands, which ended on Friday 24 June 2016. Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare made the commendation when addressing the fifty lawyers who participated in the awareness program of this draft. Mr Sogavare said…

Tu Ata Games set

THE much anticipated and fierce Tu Ata Games is set to kick off this weekend. People of Sikaiana from all works of life in Honiara and provinces will again gather at the Ever Green Red Beach sports grounds, to celebrate the day with exciting sporting activities. Tu Ata Games is anticipated to be a tough…

Disappointment over soccer cancellation

Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) and Solomon Games Committee (SGC) are being urged to work together. A provincial contingent official who wish not to be named made the call on Monday following the sudden cancellation of Solomon Cup. “I wish to call on SIFF and SGC to put their differences aside and allow the Solomon…

Hockey campaign starts

The Solomon National Hockey squads will kick off their campaign for the World Hockey League round one in Suva, Fiji this morning. Hockey president Nihal Senevirantne said our national squads has settled down well and are prepared for their opening matches today. “After our arrival on Saturday both teams settled down well and are looking…

S-CUP deferred

The 2016 Solomon Cup has been postponed for a later date due to SIFF’s unsuccessful negotiations to run the event under the Solomon Games. However a football competition will be staged in place of Solomon Cup and run under the 2016 Solomon Games sporting event from July 1- 16. SIFF confirmed this to Star Sports…