Fijians boost Malaita 7s team

15.00 800×600 Normal 0 false false false EN-AU X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif;} The speaker for Malaita provincial government, Titus Fika has welcomed the five Fijian rugby players who arrived in Honiara over the weekend to feature…

Athletes told to take a break

THE national athletes that took part in the 2017 Oceania Athletics Championship in Fiji last week were asked to have a good rest to recover well before hitting the field again for training sessions. Athletes coach Francis Manioru urged the athletes to have a good transition after coming back from the competition in Fiji early…

Deceased intoxicated prior to death

THE local student who died in his sleep in Philippines was intoxicated on the night of his death. This was confirmed by Philippines Solomon Islands Student Association president Charles Ha’amori on Wednesday. “He was drinking somewhere and went back home for a nap but sadly he couldn’t wake up from his sleep. “We are still…

GG’s DAUGHTER CHARGED

….For alleged assault and swearing at police officers THE youngest daughter of the Governor General (GG), Amelia Kabui has appeared in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court yesterday accused of assaulting a police officer and swearing. She is facing charges of obstructing police officers in execution of their duty, assault an police officer, intimidation and molestation and…

Avui’s housing scheme on track to achieving UN goal

EAST Central Guadalcanal constituents have received another batch of building materials this week from their Member of Parliament Ishmael Avui. A statement from Mr Avui on Tuesday said these building materials will be for the highland people of Bubukembe, Nakonga, Sili, Salamarao, Sanalumu, Boloale and Nangali villages in East Central Guadalcanal. Mr Avui said he…

WWF encourages West communities to improve reef fisheries management

WWF Solomon Islands finds that many reef fish species targeted around Gizo, Western Province are being unsustainably harvested. A statement from the organization yesterday said this was identified under its Sustainable Coastal Communities Programme which supports community-based coastal fisheries management, fishers of Western Province. WWF said this finding is a warning that if effective management…

Panpipe groups told to share knowledge

THE Minister for Culture and Tourism, Bartholomew Parapolo says local panpipe groups must teach younger generations of the skills and knowledge about the panpipes sounds. He was speaking at the closing of the week-long Nat Pan Fest last weekend. “I would like to encourage you to continue embracing your cultural skills and to share the…

Warriors overcome Hornets

A goal each from strikers Anald Rhodi and Davidson Tome was enough for Honiara Warriors to secure top position in Group B of the Solomon Cup currently underway in Honiara. The Eddie Marahare coached side sized three maximum points over Guadalcanal Hornets following their 2-0 victory in the final match of day 7 of the…

Malaita speaker welcomes Fijians

The speaker for Malaita provincial government, Titus Fika has welcomed the five Fijian rugby players who arrive in Honiara over the weekend to feature the Independence Day Rugby Sevens competition. The five Fijians are Solomon Islands descendants are here to play with their home team, Malaita in Solomons Sevens Open Tournament to be held in…