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Aqorau: PNA is for the people

PARTIES to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) was established for the well-being of the people of member countries.

Marine stops tug boat

MARINE officers in Noro, Western province have ordered two tug-boats carrying logs not to sail due to the current bad weather and overloading.

Concern over increase sales of expired goods

The increasing sales of expired goods and junk food snacks in shops in Honiara is raising a lot of concern.

Meeting to discuss renewable energy

A validation meeting on the establishment of the Pacific Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency got under way in Nadi on Wednesday with 30 participants from the region’s energy sector, government, private sector  and non-state organisations in attendance.

Installation of palm oil milling machine

The construction of a permanent complex to place a new portable milling machine for the Vangunu palm oil is nearing completion.The complex is being constructed by local firm, Pijin Holding company which is also responsible of ordering the portable machine from overseas.

Teak farmers benefit from sales

About 45 outgrowers in Kolombangara, Western province have benefited from their teak plantation after being sold overseas.

PM invites Kiwis to explore opportunities

Acknowledging the interest shown by New Zealand businesses in what Solomon Islands has to over the past few years, Solomon Islands Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo invited Kiwis to forge partnerships with Solomon Islanders through investment, commerce and enterprise.

West to debate 2014 budget

The Western provincial finance minister will this morning table the 2014 Western provincial estimated development budget.

West convene full assembly meeting

The Western provincial government yesterday opens its 2014 full executive assembly meeting in Gizo, Western province.

Govt’s support for elderly, disable

PACIFIC governments have an important role to play in complementing traditional systems with social protection schemes such as the old age pensions and disability payments, says a report launched by the World Bank in Suva last week.