PORTS $122m PROFIT

The Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) has announced a net profit of $122million as of 31st September 2016. A statement from the Prime Minister Press Secretariat said Chairman of Board of Directors for SIPA, Billy Titiulu made the announcement last Friday 26th May 2017 whilst handing over the SI{A annual reports for the years 2011…

Two fatal accidents over the weekend

Two people are dead after two separate traffic accidents occurred over the weekend in the capital Honiara. The first incident happened near midnight on Friday 26 May at the Guzo Point along the Kukum Highway in Central Honiara involving a 15 seater bus. The bus was travelling eastward when it hit a pedestrian. The male,…

SMOKE BAN AT MARKET

New move to clean up Honiara Central Market CIGARETTE, betel nut, and alcohol are now banned at the Honiara Central Market. This followed the launch of the “No smoking, No betel nut and No Alcohol” in the Honiara Central Market yesterday by the Ministry of Health and the Honiara City Council. City mayor Andrew Mua…

ITS A DRAW

First Fiji – SI friendly ends one all Solomon Islands ended their first friendly match against Fiji with a 1-1 draw at the ANZ Stadium, Suva Fiji last night. Fiji got off to a good start taking the lead with the opening goal. Solomon Islands hit back minutes later through a penalty shot from Auckland…

‘REEF ROBBERS’ HEAD HOME

THE first batch of the 40 Vietnamese who were detained at Rove Police club for stealing our marine resources have been deported back to their home country, Wednesday. This was made possible after the Vietnamese government and family members, through its embassy in Canberra, stepped in to pay off the total fine for the 40…

Police: double murder probe still on-going

POLICE are continuing their investigation into the Easter double murder case despite the arrests and remand of the two key suspects. Police Commissioner Matthew Varley revealed this to journalists yesterday at his weekly conference at the Rove Police Headquarters. “The matter is before the court so I cannot make any more comments in relation to…

Gov’t to host sixth Melanesian festival

THE government is looking forward to host the 6th Melanesian Arts and Culture Festival next year. Minister of Culture and Tourism Bartholomew Parapolo in his address to open the 6th Council of Arts and Culture meeting this week said his office is gearing up for the festival. “I am sure the Solomon Islands preparation will…

Warriors participate in the ‘Red Cardim Vaelens’

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