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Communiqué of the 29th meeting of the IMFC

Chaired by Mr. Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore and Minister for Finance Global activity continues to strengthen.

Fresh hope for tourism operators in Isabel

Solomon Island visitors bureau (SIVB) chief executive officer (CEO) together with representatives from the ministry of culture and tourism (MCT) brings fresh hopes to Isabel tourism operators with a message ‘Step for Change’.

New Homestay for Puapuma

Tourists who will visit Puapuma village at Bugotu District in Isabel province will no longer be facing accommodation difficulties.

Farmers’ conference this week

Kastom Gaden Association (KGA) is organising a conference for its farmers in the country this week.

Isabel passes budget, tourism has share

Isabel province has passed its $19 million 2014 development and recurrent budget during the last month assembly meeting in Buala which also included tourism budget for Isabel province.

IMF holds high-level conference on Monetary Policy

On Sunday, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) held a High-Level Conference on “Monetary Policy in the New Normal” with senior central bankers, academics, and private sector representatives.

Manetoali: No mining in Isabel

Member of Parliament (MP) for Gao/Bugotu constituency Samuel Manetoali says Isabel province would not allow mining operation on the island.

Isabel gov’t seals deal to extend airstrip

Isabel government has sealed a deal with a logging company currently operating on the island to help upgrade the Suavanao airstrip.

SI fully committed to negotiate a comprehensive EPA

Minister of fisheries and marine resources, Mr. Alfred Ghiro, assured his colleague Pacific Fisheries and Trade Ministers that Solomon Islands is fully committed to negotiate a comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union (EU).

Isabel proposed new industrial township

Work on the new Isabel industrial township is making progress.