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Plans to engage long-line in VDS

LONGLINE fishing vessels will be the next issue Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) will be targeting to engage in the vessel day scheme (VDS) to generate more revenue for member nations as well as control tuna harvesting in the region.

SI part of $6million dugong conservation project

SPREP - Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands are part of a USD 6 million dollar project spanning five years, to conserve dugongs and sea-grass across the Indian and Pacific Ocean basins.

Garo blames St Barbra for Gold Ridge mess

Minister of Mines, Energy and Rural Electrification Moses Garu has called on St. Barbara Company to be more responsible.

Forum to identify issues on child labour here

The global number of children in child labour has declined by one third since 2000, from 246 million to 168 million children and more than half of them, 85 million, are in hazardous work.

Gizo Catholic community joins world to mark big day

AS the celebration to mark the marathon programs leading up to commemorating Don Bosco’s 200 birthdays raged at Henderson’s Don Bosco centre, those in Gizo also held activities to mark the event.

SSEC women end games

SOME 500 women from the South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) from 34 local churches in Honiara ended a day of sporting activities successfully during the weekend.

OFC mourns the loss of Sheik Mohammed Ibrahim

OFC - The Oceania football community has mourned the loss of Sheik Mohammed Ibrahim, Senior Vice President of the Fiji Football Association

South Choiseul women undertake skills training

MORE than 400 women from South Choiseul have undergone two weeks of skills training on cloth dyeing and design and floral art.

ADB to rebuild damaged infrastructures

THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a US$15.58 million project to help the Solomon Islands rebuild transport infrastructure damaged by recent flash floods.

Moves to access Vodafone labour markets

The recently established Bmobile/Vodafone partnership has offered opportunity which the companies are keen to utilise which can allow the national staff members to have access to other Vodafone labor markets.