Threats from guns still remains

The incident on Sunday which involved the alleged shooting of an Asian logger near Geza village, North East Guadalcanal sends a message. It means there are still guns out there in the hands of some people who are secretly hiding it in their possession.  When RAMSI arrived here just after the ethnic crisis, one of…

Royal visit is next

The Festival of Pacific Arts has gone. The 70th anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal has just ended. These two international events brought a lot of visitors to our shores. Now we look forward to the visit of Britain’s Prince William and his wife Catherine. The royal pair are expected here on September 16 for…

The festival fever heats up-lets get ready

The excitement about the 11th festival of pacific arts (FOPA) is mounting. Honiara city over the past weeks and months has been busy preparing for this biggest regional cultural show. This is the first time Solomon Islands will be hosting this important event on our shores. As final touches are being made to the festival…

Support for Bonitos preparation

Following the successful hosting of the OFC nations cup in Honiara fortnight ago our national team – Bonitos received so much criticism for their defeat and coming fourth in the tournament. However they have qualified for the next stage of the world qualifying stage which will be held in September. And that is still a…

Good work FSII

ITS good to see a group coming out to help support our National Referral Hospital (NRH) over the weekend. The Forum Solomon Islands International (FSII) spent Friday and Saturday to renovate the children’s ward. Such a kind gesture is what the country needs from everyone. As a country which continues to struggle financially to provide…

Lets salute the blood donors

TODAY is World Blood donor day. Its a day to pay tribute to voluntary unpaid donors for their life-saving gift of blood and seek to inspire more people to follow their example. This year’s theme, “Every blood donor is a hero”, highlights the underpinning role of voluntary unpaid blood donors in maintaining a safe and…

Lets support the festival preparation

We are just less than 17 days or less than three weeks before the 11th Festival of Pacific Arts kicks off in Honiara come – July 1st. It means time is ticking and the excitement is growing. This festival is something every one had been looking forward to. Alot of money had been pumped in…

Well done heroes.

WHAT a joyous celebrations it was in Honiara, country and the region yesterday. Its history in the making for Solomon Islands to hold Oceania champion New Zealand All Whites to a one all draw. Never had there been any such score margin our national team have given to the New Zealand team. To have a…