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Use of plastic bag to be banned soon

BY BEN BILUA THE use of plastic bags is expected to be banned soon as government begins tough measures on waste management. Minister of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology Titus Fika made the announcement during the launching of…

‘Abuse of power’

THE Leader of Opposition, Matthew Wale condemns the Prime Minister for using his office to seek support for an intending candidate for the upcoming South Choiseul Constituency by-elections, further labelling the action as abuse of official position. A signed letter…

Upside down deaths

BY BEN BILUA PEOPLE living near Lake Tegano, the biggest freshwater lake in the southern hemisphere, have expressed fear at the recent unexpected deaths of flying foxes in the area. Reports from the island, which hosts the country’s only bauxite…

No evacuation centres in SI

BY BRIAN LEZUTUNI THE Solomon Islands is yet to have evacuation centres despite the possibility of devastating cyclones hitting the country. And so far, the National Disaster Management Office is using schools as evacuation sites, most of which lack the…

Oil spill charges

BY BEN BILUA CAPTAIN of a foreign bulk carrier accused of spilling oil into the pristine waters of Graciosa Bay, Temotu Province, more than two weeks ago is facing charges in the High Court. He is being charged under the…

Warriors still optimistic

City move into fifth spot BY PETER ZOLEVEKE II REIGNING TSL Champions Solomon Warriors are yet confident for a top spot finish this season after maintaining their second spot in 6-3 win over FC Isabel United yesterday – seven points…

Lawson Tama for all sports

BY PETER ZOLEVEKE II HONIARA City Council (HCC) Sports Department has cleared that the council’s intention was for all sports to similarly use the Lawson Tama stadium. HCC Sports Director Fox Qwaina told SunSPORTS in an interview this week. “It…

Rugby player convicted

BY PETER ZOLEVEKE II THE Solomon Island Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) is supporting a national rugby player who was found guilty in the Magistrates Court for assaulting a couple at the Heritage Park Hotel last year. Formidable and influential rugby…