Union-Ports saga deepens

Works’ Union of Solomon Islands (WUSI) has issued a notice of request to the International Transport Federation (ITF) for an international ban on shipping services to Solomon Islands. This comes as the ongoing dispute between the parties continues. WUSI general secretary Tony Kagovai yesterday confirmed to this paper that a letter has been sent to…

Top officials end visit

Two visiting top Pacific Games Council (PGC) Officials, President Vidhya Lakhan and Executive Director Andrew Minogue have ended their visit for the evaluation of the Solomon Islands bid for the 2023 Pacific Games. The final part of their visit was the visit to proposed sites for the Games if the country wins the bid to…

Wing Chun open day

THE MP Quan Wing Chun Kung Fu School in West Honiara Honiara will host its open day today Friday, March 18. The open day program will be held at the Bishop Epalle School Hall, Rove, West Honiara. It will give interested people to learn the Introduction to Wing Chun and all enquiries about Wing Chun.…

Opposition backs 2023 Games bid

THE Parliamentary Opposition Group has thrown its support towards the country’s bid to host the 2023 Pacific Games in Honiara. Two countries are bidding for the event, they are Solomon Islands and Tahiti. Yesterday Acting and Deputy Opposition Leader Rick Hou has expressed his support on behalf of the Opposition Group. A statement from the…

Games president meets DPM

The Pacific Games Council president Vidhya Lakhan has started the first part of his visit by meeting with the Solomon Islands Deputy Prime Minister, Honourable Manasseh Maelanga yesterday. However the Ministry of Home Affairs and the National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) have not revealed the outcome of the meeting but revealed they will…

Western Cup set for May

The Western Province highest football tournament – the Western Cup is set to be staged in the province May this year. Reports reaching Star Sports from Gizo says Western Football Association President Robert Rigeo, revealed this in a brief statement early this week in Gizo. “Rigeo also told Gizo FM sports saying the long absent…