Team PNG arrives

The Papua New Guinea (PNG) national men’s football team arrived yesterday ahead of their away match against the Solomon Islands national team on Friday. The team comprise of mostly young players following changes made in the past months to the previous squad. David Muta and Tommy Semmy, two renowned players for the PNG squad are…

Team ready for big match

THE National men’s football team are scheduled to have their final training session today at Lawson Tama ahead of the decisive match with Papua New Guinea on Friday. Head coach Felipe Vega-Arango told Star Sports yesterday the atmosphere in the camp is great and the players are itching to take the pitch in front of…

Local refs officiate

Two of our local football referees have officiated in the World Cup qualifier match between Fiji and New Caledonia in Lautoka, Fiji on Wednesday. They are Bernard Mutukera and George Time. Mutukera was assigned as the second assistant referee while Time was the fourth official. The match which ended in a 2-all draw yesterday was…

Boxing unlikely this year

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Boxing unlikely this year

The Honiara Amateur Boxing Association (HABA) fortnightly competitions   proposed for this year is high likely will not happen. HABA president John Firifote confirmed this to Star Sports, Wednesday. “HABA’s proposed fortnightly bouts for this year will likely not happen,’’ he said. He said Honiara City Council (HCC) has decided not to allow HABA to host…

Forestry responds to disgruntle landowners

The Ministry of Forestry and Research said it has no powers whatsoever to terminate any company based on a Technology Agreement (TA) as depicted. The Forestry office in a statement yesterday responded to concern raised by landowners from Makira, Western and Central Provinces expressing their disappointment over treatment of some logging companies with regard to…

WOMAN’S PARTNER GIVES IN

Man surrenders to police after partner’s death A MAN surrendered to police yesterday after his female partner, who was admitted at the National Referral Hospital last Saturday, died on Tuesday. Honiara police confirmed the man, whose name and ethnicity is yet to be released, gave himself up to police at 9.40am on Wednesday. He is…

Importance of GEWD

THE revised Gender Equality and Women’s Development (GEWD) policy will continue to guide government to improve on the areas that have been lagging. That was according to the Minister for Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and family affairs Freda Tuki. “The promise of strengthening the institutions and systems, and allocate resources for implementation through the…

WOMAN DEAD AFTER ASSAULT

Police investigate incident A WOMAN, who was allegedly assaulted by her partner, died at the National Referral Hospital in Honiara yesterday. White River police in west Honiara confirmed the death of the 48-year-old mother after she was assaulted on Saturday night. “The woman received wounds and had bruising on her body as result of the…