Lau Valley primary hyped by table tennis

It was first ever experience to visit Lau Valley Primary Schools located way down the valley, East of Honiara which took an adventurous journey by the table tennis DNSS team by foot to locate the school with helpful direction from people the team met along the way and finally they were able to reached the…

HNA umpires refresher course set

The Honiara netball association (HNA) executive is organizing an umpires refresher course next week Monday June 6. The program will be held at the Solomon Post boardroom starting at 5pm. The HNA executive requests all current and new umpires to attend this course. The course is a very important refresher course in preparation for this…

Futsal matches postpone

THE 2016 Bulk Shop Futsal League matches for this week has been further postponed due to unavailability of Lawson Tama Stadium. Games official Machael Bate’e confirmed this to Star Sports yesterday.  “Our matches for this weekend has been postponed again due to maintenance work conducted at Lawson Tama,’’ Bate’e said. He said matches will be…

Warning for ticket buyers in Fiji

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – The Fiji Sports council and the Super Rugby Steering Committee in Fiji are urging rugby fans wishing to buy tickets into the match between the Gallagher Chiefs and the BNZ Crusaders at 7.35pm on Friday July 1 at the ANZ Stadium in Suva to be on the lookout for fraudsters and…

Where’s the commitment?

ON 9th of December 2015 during the marking of the International Anti-Corruption Day the nation, applauded as they listened to our Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, declared to the nation his government’s commitment to bring about various legislative reforms to tackle corruption within the public sector, the private sector and in any environment where there is…

Careless and irresponsible attitude

Dear Editor – Honiara City is one of or the only dirtiest city in the Pacific Islands in terms of littering. At this point, I don’t throw this to any one in particular. Everyday, everywhere in the city is rubbish all over the place. Well done to our City Council for providing rubbish bins,atleast you…

Indonesia is not Melanesia

Dear Editor – Professor Tarcisius Tara Kubutaulaka’s article ‘ Don’t be bullied, Indonesia is not Melanesia’ (Solomon Star May 28) makes the choice for Pacific Islanders of Melanesian background very clear and unambiguous. They have the choice to stand with the oppressed people of West Papua or with their Indonesian oppressors. In making the choice…

Malaita thanks APTC

THE Malaita Provincial Government has acknowledged the Australian Government for initiating the Australia Pacific Technical College (APTC) which the province has benefited from. Acting premier Joe Heroau uttered this during the APTC graduation held at Hotel Malaita in Auki, Wednesday. Twenty-one early childhood teachers graduated during the ceremony. “First of all, on behalf of the…

Disputes impede nation’s development

GWAUNARU’U Airport near Auki, Malaita, reopened Monday this week. This was after more than two years of closure due to disputes amongst landowners. The financial loss the closure had on Malaita as a province was catastrophic. Solomon Airlines, as the service provider, experienced similar losses. The reopening of the airport is not only welcomed news,…