HCC pledges to back vendors

HONIARA City Council (HCC) will continue to support all stakeholders to make the market safer, more inclusive and provide literacy training for vendors. That’s according to the Honiara City Council Deputy Clerk Fred Jones who was the guest of honour during the graduation ceremony hosted by UNDP for the Honiara Vendors yesterday at the Saint…

Schmeling happy with performance

The Marist FC Brazilian Coach, Juliano Schmeling is happy with his team’s performance despite their narrow 2-1 defeat to the Vanuatu champions, Erakor FC on Wednesday. Schmeling told OFC media it was an open match which could have ended in favour of either side. He commended both sides for their perseverance and performances. “I’m happy…

Pikinini Rugby registration open

REGISTRATION for Soltuna Pikinini rugby is now open for primary schools wishing to take part in the competition. A statement from the Solomon Islands Rubgy Union (SIRUF) confirmed this to Star Sports this week.  “The Sol tuna Pikinini rugby for primary schools registration is now open,’’ SIRUF said. “We are calling on all the primary…

Police attend to wounding cases

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BOGUS DOC WARNING

Public told to shun ‘Dr Filia’ MEDICAL authorities are in the process of asking the police to investigate a young man who failed his medical studies but is pretending to be a doctor and attending to patients. Medical Superintendent of the National Referral Hospital (NRH) Dr Rooney Jagilly confirmed this to the Solomon Star. Early…

DRUG ALERT

Unsafe Panadol may be sold locally in shops PANADOL tablets purchased and distributed by the Ministry of Health and Medical Services are safe. But there may be unsafe Panadol products being sold at shops in Honiara and around the country. National Medical Store manager William Horoto made the explanation in response to a widely circulated…