NAKED PHOTO PLEA

Foreigner admits keeping pictures of local girls A FOREIGN national last Friday pleaded guilty to possessing digital photographs of private body parts of local girls as young as 12. Masao Saito entered a guilty plea to one count of being in possession of child exploitation materials before Deputy Chief Magistrate Shepherd Lapo. This relates to…

THREE SURVIVED

After two weeks drifting at sea TWO adults and a six-year-old child have rescued by a fishing vessel this week south-east of Honiara afterdrifting at sea for two weeks. The three are from Malau Paina, Three Sisters Island,in Makira/Ulawa Province. A Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources compliance officer told the Solomon Star thetrio were…

Sikua: MPs’ scholarship ‘Good Samaritan’

Leader of the Independent Group and Member of Parliament (MP) for North East Guadalcanal Dr. Derek Sikua explained the MPs’ scholarships as Good Samaritan for the disadvantage group in the community. In an exclusive interview with the Solomon Star, Sikua said MPs’ scholarships bring equality among our people who were left out by the National…

Marist wins friendly

Marist FC has ended its friendly match against a tough Honiara Select Side with a 3-0 win at the Lawson Tama Stadium on Wednesday. Marist’s senior player, Abraham Iniga scored a hat trick to give Marist their win in the first of two friendly matches scheduled between the two teams. He scored two goals in…

Schmeling names team

TELEKOM S-League Champions Marist FC has selected its final 23 line-up for its OFC Champions League campaign.  Head coach Juliano Schmeling announced thefinal squad after their3-0 victory over TSL Select Side at Lawson Tama, Wednesday. The side is days away from competing in the OFC Champions League group D to be hosted in Tahiti. The…

SIFF Titans to take on Parliament Bullets

SIFF Titans will play the Parliament Bullets at Lawson Tama at 5pm for an exciting encounter this Friday afternoon. A statement from the organisers said, the Bullets will be lead by none other than Minister of Home Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga who is a top striker with  bullet shot. His striking partner…

M.P Quan Wing Chun starts

The M.P.Quan Wing Chun Kung Fu School Epalle Branch has kicked off its martial arts classes for this year. Classes was scheduled to start on Wednesday at the Bishop Epalle School Hall. Enrollment has started as of February 22. The M.P Quan Wing Chun School is expecting an increase in number for enrollment this year.…

Dausabea urges CAASI to build terminal

Former President of National Sports Council Solomon Islands (NOCSI) Charles Dausabeahas called on the Civil Aviation Authority Solomon Islands (CAASI) to build the terminal at Tingoa airport on Rennell, Renbell province. Speaking to the Solomon Star Dausabea said Renbell will host the Solomon Game in 2018 but poor preparation like none release of fund from…

Burglary on the rise in Kirakira

THE increasing burglary incidents in Makira Ulawa provincial capital Kirakira is becoming a concern for residents and business owners. A Kirakira resident Benedict Hagaro told Solomon Star yesterday that burglary is currently the number one crime in Kirakira. Mr Hagaro said those who involved in these criminal activities target private homes and offices around the…

Robbery case moved to March 8

THE case of the men accused of robbing the Bank of South Pacific (BSP) in Auki, Malaita Province, in 2015 will return to the court again on March 8. The adjournment was made to give time for Sarah Karani of the Public Solicitor’s office to obtain instructions from her client, Solomon Wadily, who offered to…