KG VI and Vura in hockey lead

King George Sixth School and Vura School men’s hockey teams maintain their lead in their respective groups of the high school hockey league with 15 points. They maintained their undefeated run in group A and group B respectively 15 points from five undefeated matches. KG VI registered their fifth straight win against Selwyn 2-0 on…

MARIST SIGNS FA____ARODO

Solomon Islands defending club Champions, Marist Football Club has signed up Solomon Islands most capped player, the national team captain and veteran midfielder, Henry Fa,arodo Junior. The signing was confirmed on Monday by Marist Head Coach, Juliano Schmeling. This is Marist’s first major signing since Marist’s participation in the OFC Champions League. His inclusion will…

Australia pays Moti

Apologised to former attorney general for illegal deportation Australia has paid Julian Moti compensation and apologised to him over his illegal deportation from Solomon Islands in 2007. Moti revealed this is Suva, last Thursday, during the launch of the book, Redeeming Moti, written by Australian journalist Dr Susan Merrell. “I am pleased to announce that…

KEY SUSPECT SURRENDERS

Suspect Airlifted to Honiara via helicopter ONE of the key suspects into the double murder case over the Easter at LGZ building, Town Ground is now in police custody after surrendering to Police on Monday afternoon. The murder suspect who was identified as Jimmy Goufi gave in and is now ready to face the law…

Law students get paid

SEVENTEEN government sponsored students studying law at USP Emalus campus in Vanuatu have finally received their allowance last week after almost 14 weeks without an allowance. The money was part of their first semester allowance. The affected students confirmed this to Solomon Star on Monday. Meanwhile, the students thanked the government for its continuous support…

RAMSI DRAWDOWN OUTREACH REACHES MAJOR MILESTONE

Marking another major milestone in the drawdown of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI), senior representatives of the Solomon Islands Government, Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) and RAMSI have now visited, thanked and farewelled all nine provincial governments and assemblies, the Honiara City Council and the National Parliament.  The honourable members of…

FIRM OFFERS HELP

A COMPANY has offered to support the five children being left behind by their mother who was allegedly killed by the father a fortnight ago in Marau, East Guadalcanal. Solrice Company Limited in response to this paper’s front page report over the weekend appealing for support said, it wants to offer help to ensure the…

Damages reported in Temotu

TEMOTU Province has suffered some damages to its infrastructure and food gardens from the recent Cyclone Donna. According to the Solomon Islands National Emergency Operations Centre (SI NEOC) confirmed that four dwelling houses and twelve kitchens in Namo village collapsed to the ground, however all of the houses sustain reparable damages. “There were two casualties,…

ALONSO SPEAKS ON FOOTBALL

SOLOMON Islands Football Federation (SIFF) Technical Director Filipe Vega-Arango Alonso says the country is so passionate about football but development wise we have very little in place. The Spaniard told Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) media in an interview this week. “People love football in the Solomon Islands, whereas in Fiji, Samoa and New Zealand they…

Police arrest ‘gun owner’

POLICE on Wednesday arrested the alleged owner of the firearm that was located in a vehicle early this month in Honiara. Police Commissioner Matthew Varley in his weekly conference yesterday said they made the third arrest from follow up and inquiries from the two men who were initially arrested. The two men have been arrested…