Shops criticized for ignoring public holiday

THE continuous ignorance of the shops within the city has received widespread disapproval from members of the public on Thursday. Despite the country’s 38th Independence anniversary celebrations yesterday and the day was identified as public holiday, most shops specially the Chinese ones are still operating as normal. This has prompted numerous calls from city residents…

Chairman: Think Tank work progresses

DESPITE all the negative criticisms against the Malaita Think Tank Group, work is progressing well with resource owners in supporting government’s plan to see development happening on Malaita. Chairman of Think Tank Taskforce Barnabas Henson said this in responses to criticisms made by some people from the province. He said they expect criticism from people…

Tu Ata games underway

As the country turns 38 years old yesterday, people of Sikaiana from all works of life congregated at the Ever Green Red Beach Sports Grounds, to celebrate the day with exciting sporting activities. The annual tournament dubbed as the ‘Tu Atu Games’ attracted 41 teams from Sikaiana living in Honiara. A colourful parade was made…

Big boost for team Makira

THE MAKIRA/ULAWA provincial contingent for the 2016 Solomon Games has received a boost of shared assistance from their Members of Parliament (MPs) this week. Reports reaching Star Sports confirmed that, the three MPs for Makira/Ulawa Province have donated a total sum of $50,000.00 to the Honiara Based Makira/ Ulawa fund raising committee. “East Makira MP,…