Sports Archive June 2011

Bonitos May Receive Support from Brazil

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has revealed that the Brazilian government, through the Embassy of Brazil in Australia, is willing to send over a coach to work with the Bonitos national team as it prepares for the Pacific Games.

Officials Head to Marovo to investigate Marine Deaths

Officials are heading to Marovo lagoon in the Western Province of the Solomon Islands to investigate why schools of fish are dying.
Team captain of Avaiki, Steward Baiabe (L) receiving the uniform from Acting General Manager of South Pacific Oil Humphrey Tura.

New Jersey's for Avaiki Rugby Club

Avaiki Rugby Club took delivery of a new set of uniform for the 2011 season from its major sponsors South Pacific Oil.

Taiwan Praises Government on Funding Reform

The Republic of China (ROC) has praised the Solomon Islands NCRA Government's reform initiative to channel ROC's constituency support through the Ministry of Rural Development and Indigenous Affairs rather than through the 50 Members of Parliament.
Prime Minister Danny Philip together with Ambassador Wu during the ceremony last week.

Taiwan Releases Funds to Solomon Islands

The Republic of China (Taiwan) Ambassador to Solomon Islands H.E. Roy Wu has formally released the first payment of SB$13.8 million for the 2011 Funding Support to Solomon Islands.