STUDENT DIES

A SOLOMON Islands student studying in Philippines has died on Tuesday morning. The National Training Unit (NTU) of the Ministry of Education Human Resource Development director Clement Tito confirmed this to Solomon Star, Tuesday. Mr Tito said the student was not on government scholarship but self-sponsored. However, at the time of the interview, NTU was…

NZ remains committed post RAMSI

THE Government of New Zealand has pledged to continue to assist the Solomon Islands Government post RAMSI. This was highlighted in a meeting between Prime Minister Hon Manasseh Sogavare and the Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand Paula Bennett Friday last week. Hon Bennett was in Honiara for the four-day RAMSI (Regional Assistance Mission to…

Independence volleyball tourney set

SOLOMON Islands Volleyball Federation (SIVF) is inviting clubs and teams who are interested to play in the volleyball competition this Independent Day. Morris Maitaki, President of the Federation this is part of celebrating with the volleyball families. The annual opened club volleyball tournament will kick-off this Friday 7th July 2017 at Justice Court Town Ground.…

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Turtles eye finals

WESTERN Turtles coach Alick Wickham says the Turtles have set their eyes on a spot in the semi-finals after securing valuable 3 points against a courageous Renbel Chiefs, Monday. The Turtles secured maximum points in their 2-1 defeat of the Chiefs. Wickham told the press after the win over Renbel the picture is getting clear.…

School ends term with environmental day, concert

BURNS Creek Adventist primary school fortnight ago ended their term two academic classes by staging an environmental day and concert. The event was held at the Maranatha Hall, near the school, East Honiara on Thursday 22nd June. The environmental day was staged in the morning allowing guests, officials, parents, guardians, friends and supporters who came…

Medalists return

Solomon Islands Athletics team who participated at the recent Oceania Athletics Championship returned home on Sunday. Among the 10 athletes were three of the medalists, Patrick Kam, Sharon Firisua and Diana Matekali. The team was welcomed by members of the Athletics Solomon, family and friends upon arrival. National long distance queen Sharon Firisua won two…

EDUCATION DEAL UNDER SCRUTINY

The education arrangement signed between the Guadalcanal province and the Canadian International Training and Education Corp (CITREC) of Canada has come under attack. This follows allegation the deal has reaped little investment benefit for the province since 2012. It was revealed that last week province has wired a sum of $650, 000 to the CITREC…

Central leads group A

Central Islands Province football team, Central Shields is leading group A of the 2017 Solomon Cup tournament following their second win at the Lawson Tama Stadium, Sunday. The Shields finished off with an impressive 5-2 over Guadalcanal Hornets who suffered their second straight defeat. Shields slot home four goals and Hornets a goal in the…