GOVT, SICCI sign framework deal

A DEAL to strengthen the newly introduced Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement between government and the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce (SICCI) was formally sealed yesterday in Honiara. A statement from the Prime Minister Press Secretariat said, this historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), paves a way for a strengthened partnership between the government and private…

Independence parade today

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) and the Correctional Services of Solomon Islands (CSSI) will be mounting a ceremonial parade to mark the country’s 39th Independence Anniversary this morning. Police Commissioner Matthew Varley in his weekly conference yesterday said they are preparing for today’s important event that will be held at the Lawson Tama…

Hiri leads Golden boost race

REAL Kakamora striker Joseph Hiri is currently leading the Golden Boot race of the 2017 Solomon Cup Tournament. Hiri bagged five goals from three matches played since the start of the competition. He scored his highest number of goals in one match against Renbel Avaiki Chiefs in their opening group match. If he continues to…

Fijians boost Malaita 7s team

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Athletes told to take a break

THE national athletes that took part in the 2017 Oceania Athletics Championship in Fiji last week were asked to have a good rest to recover well before hitting the field again for training sessions. Athletes coach Francis Manioru urged the athletes to have a good transition after coming back from the competition in Fiji early…

Deceased intoxicated prior to death

THE local student who died in his sleep in Philippines was intoxicated on the night of his death. This was confirmed by Philippines Solomon Islands Student Association president Charles Ha’amori on Wednesday. “He was drinking somewhere and went back home for a nap but sadly he couldn’t wake up from his sleep. “We are still…

GG’s DAUGHTER CHARGED

….For alleged assault and swearing at police officers THE youngest daughter of the Governor General (GG), Amelia Kabui has appeared in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court yesterday accused of assaulting a police officer and swearing. She is facing charges of obstructing police officers in execution of their duty, assault an police officer, intimidation and molestation and…