SG hockey competition set to roll

The 2016 Solomon Games hockey competition is set to kick off tomorrow at the KGVI hockey ground. President of the Solomon Islands Hockey Federation (SIHF) Nihal Senevirantne said this year’s competition will be the first ever for Solomon Islands to host such big competition involving all provinces’ since hockey was revived in the country ,’’…

Breathalysers in use, drivers warned

Ten people have been arrest and will be charged under the new traffic law, after they were caught by breathalysers. The ten were the first to be arrested when the newly introduced police breathalysers were used in a recent police operation. The ten will be facing hefty penalties of $10,000 plus or one to two…

Police boss lauds community support

Police Commissioner Frank Prendergast is happy with the behaviour of communities over the Independence Day event and other events over the week. He said police have received a high level of cooperation from the communities and the support. “We really appreciate the support.” Mr Prendergast at the weekly police conference yesterday at the Rove Police…

RIPEL workers get organised, launches constitution

Russell Islands Plantation Estate Limited (RIPEL) former employees have launched their constitution at DSE conference room, Chinatown on Friday. This came about through the assistance of Solomon Islands Indigenous Peoples Human Rights Advocacy Association (SIIPHRAA). Secretary of SIIPHRAA, Buddy Wickhams No’amasahu said the objectives of the association are: 1.     To sort out the outstanding claims…

SIWIBA to dish out awards to women

WOMEN in business from all sectors will be coming together tonight for an evening of celebration to recognize the valuable contribution that women make towards the economic life of this country. Solomon Islands Women in Business Association in partnership with the Government will host the event at the Heritage Park Hotel. A statement from the…