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…

LUCKY TO BE ALIVE

Family survives falling boulder FAMILY members residing at the popular White River Cinema at Namoruka got nearly killed yesterday morning when an uphill large boulder tumbled down and damaged the cinema hall. Cinema owner Doreen Van Den Heever recalled the incident. “After our morning tea, we decided to lie down on top of a table…

Commonwealth Day celebrated

SOLOMON Islands has joined other Commonwealth member countries to celebrate Commonwealth Day. In Honiara students from seven high schools have gathered at the Paul Tovua Complex, at the National Parliament premises to mark this annual event. The program was attended by the British High Commissioner to Solomon Islands, His Excellency, David Ward and his staff,…

AIRPORT AUDIT SLOW

AN audit into millions of dollars being disbursed for the construction of the Mana’oba airport in North Malaita has dragged on for a year now due to missing files and records. Minister for Communication and Aviation (MCA) Peter Shanel revealed this in parliament when debating the the Solomon Islands National Anti Corruption Strategy Bill. Shanel…

Wing Chun welcomes female

The MP Quan Wing Chun School, Epalle Branch has called for more female inclusion in this martial arts discipline. A senior Wing Chun student, Alick Kabui told Star Sports yesterday that they encourage more girls to be part of the martial arts class as it promotes character building and health. “We encourage girls to join…

Elliot scores twice

Solomon Islands futsal sensation, Elliot Ragomo scored two goals to help the Australian Prospect Futsal Club won their opening match against SA Hawks Futsal Club 6-1 in the South Australian Futsal League on Sunday. The win as described by Prospect Futsal Club was ideal to their preparation for the 2017 Series Futsal Australia. The inclusion…

Schmeling pays tribute

Brazilian dedicated win to the nation MARIST FC Brazilian coach Juliano Schmeling pays tribute to Solomon Islanders following Marist’s 4-2 win over Rewa FC in the OFC Champions League on Sunday. Schmeling echoed in a statement on media moments after the victory, “Thanks Marist FC and Solomon community! This victory is for you and our…

‘Report info to police’

THE Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) police commissioner Mathew Varley is appealing to anyone with information of violence activity to report to the police. Mr Varley was speaking during the weekly police media conference Thursday last week following reports stating that some Members of Parliament are facing threats for allegations of corruption. He said…