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IPAM wins international award

The Institute of Public Administration & Management (IPAM) receives pioneer recognition award in the ICDL Asia annual forum in Singapore on Wednesday 2nd April 2014.

Landing craft undergo repair works

Washed ashore landing craft (LC) Ocean Grace is now at the Sasape International slipway in Tulagi, central province for overhaul and refitting.

ANZ donates $200k for relief work

ANZ has announced that it would donate SBD$200, 000 (approximately AUD$30,000) relief effort in the country.

Damaged infrastructures affect farmers

DAMAGES done to infrastructures in North West Guadalcanal has impacted on local farmers in the area.

Flood affects farmers

LAST week’s devastating flood had negatively impacted on many farmers in Honiara and parts of Guadalcanal.

EPA negotiation delayed

THE start of the economic partnership agreement (EPA) negotiation was delayed mainly because Pacific countries were working on their market access offers, says the European Union.

Economic growth in Solomon Islands is expected to pick up slightly to 3% in 2014, and remain steady at 3% in 2015 due to a fiscal stimulus from investment projects which will have a spillover effect on the economy, according to the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB’s) 2014 Asian Development Outlook report.

PNG plans to register SIM cards

A GOVERNMENT agency will begin monitoring the use of subscriber identity module (SIM) cards because of the abuse of telecommunication services, an official says.

IMF launches quarterly bulletin

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has launched the inaugural issue of the Asia & Pacific Small States Monitor, a new quarterly bulletin focusing on recent macroeconomic developments and topical issues covering the small states of the Asia and Pacific region.

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.