Editor - Solomon Star News


Mayor assists Naha FC

Honiara City Mayor and Councillor for Naha ward Alfrence Fatai has stepped into to assist the Naha football club (FC) with new sports equipment recently.

Warriors back on second spot

THE Honiara Football Association (HFA) league defending champions, Solomon Warriors FC is back on the second spot in the HFA premier division tally after a slight drop following the previous weekend’s 1-0 defeat to Northern United.

Basketball squad set for another friendly showdown

The Solomon Islands men’s national basketball squad will again go up against a Honiara Select side this weekend.

Local athletes approved to train for Rio Olympics

The President of the National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) Martin Rara has said the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved six Solomon Islands athletes to undertake training in any country in preparation for next year’s Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil.

Nauru produces world's strongest man

YAREN, (DIGICEL) - Nauru’s world champion powerlifter, Jezza Uepa, set a new world record at the recent 2015 Pacific Invitational championships in Australia.

All The Best, Semi: Ryan

LONDON, (FIJI SUN) - Vodafone Fijian 7s star Semi Kunatani has signed a two-year deal with France club, Toulouse.

Fijians in custody

HONG KONG , ( FIJI TIMES) - Three Fijian rugby touch players were arrested and charged with robbery in Hong Kong earlier this week, the Hong Kong police have confirmed.

Red Cross appeal week

Dear Editor - This is the Red Cross appeal week in the Solomon Islands, running from 12 to 15 May, an event regularly held in order to raise funds to support the shortfall in the organization's finances due to cut backs in donor funds by national and external agencies.

Media, social media

Dear Editor - The Solomon Islands is blessed with a free press which allows for a sharing of news and views.  It is encouraging; too, to witness how social media is changing the way citizens are beginning to exercise their democratic rights and enabling e-democracy to take hold.

Plight of disabled patients

Dear Editor – The recent report in your newspaper that two diabetic patients who were reportedly told to "discharge" from the National Referral Hospital and were not fed for at least nine days, if true, is shocking.