Mothers day sports event successful

The Mother’s Day sports event organized by Paoa FM was successfully over the weekend, It was staged at the SMI Area at Town Ground, West Honiara. The annual event has proven to be a hit for many mothers especially the working ones who have taken time out from their busy schedule to be part of…

Opposition congratulates Fakarii

PARLIAMENTARY Opposition Leader THE country’s newly appointed Ombudsman has been congratulated by the Parliamentary Opposition Leader. In a statement on Tuesday the group’s leader Jeremiah Manele has welcomed the appointment of Fred Fakarii as the country’s new Ombudsman. Mr Manele while congratulating Mr Fakarii described him as ‘a top choice’ for the job. “With his…

KILLERS USE BUSH KNIFE

Easter double murder ·       Jimson Goufi was the security guard ·       Gong Zhen Lao was struck on the head ·       Killers loot shop’s tiller before they fled ·       Goufi told colleagues dead bodies were on the floor  JIMSON Erega Goufi repeatedly struck Gong Zhen Lao with a long bush knife on the day the Chinese…

Citizens told to actively involve in politics

SOLOMON Islanders are urged to be actively involved in the political affairs of the country. This call was made by Member of Parliament for Small Malaita Rick Hou during the opening of Democratic Alliance Party National Convention over the weekend in Honiara. Mr Hou said every issue of public interest has a political angle to…

Govt monitors land eviction issue

The DCCG Government as part of its land reform agenda is closely monitoring the eviction issues both at White River and Henderson. In a joint statement issued by the Office of the Prime Minister and the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Survey, the Government stated that it is treating these issues as a matter of…

HOH to benefit from new vehicle

ONE of the most active charitable organisations in Malaita province has been recognised for its work. Hearts of Hope (HOH) will soon own its own vehicle to conduct their outreach programs in the province.  The support through a three tonne vehicle will now strengthen and extend HOH’s charitable outreach program to communities in Malaita. The…

Mothers and children to benefit from better health services in Guadalcanal

A PROJECT which focuses on improving health service delivery for mothers, children and youths through upgrading infrastructure, equipment and staff training for Guadalcanal province has been officially launched on Friday. Government through the Ministry of Health and Medical Services and the Guadalcanal Provincial Health Authority officially unveiled this ambitious new health project at an event…

Students stage reading game

Rev-Ben Hageria Memorial School in Isabel province successful staged a reading program called “Bibliobattle” last Friday. Bibliobattle is a reading program promoted by JICA volunteer Hirofumi Masui working under the Isabel Education Authority. It is a simple book review game. Some players talk about their favorite book for 5 minutes, then a winner is decided…

Chief blames dispute for delay of Bina

One of the Chief of the tribes claiming ownership of Bina harbour blames land dispute as the major factor that hinders progress of Bina harbor project. Harry Arufaegwao of Kwao tribe said land dispute is still a problem that delays progress of Bina. This is because 48 tribes are not working together to allow the…

Tennis registration open

The Solomon Islands Tennis Association (SITA) has announced that registration for the 2017 tennis program is now open. SITA Development Officer, Ian Honila revealed the registration fees. The membership fee for a term is $100 for a term that is 10 weeks, $50 for five weeks and $10 for weekly sessions.  “Registration for each candidate…