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Chamber meets donor groups

The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SICCI) last Thursday met with donor organisations to discuss the state of the private sector in the country.

Govt equips Solomon Host

Local tourism company, Solomon Host will now be able to deliver quality tourism training following a timely support from the government recently.

West approves land for tourism complex

The Western provincial government has allocated a piece of land to the ministry of culture and tourism for the construction of a new tourism office in Gizo, Western province.

Airlines, SIVB commits to aggressive promotion

Solomon Airlines and the Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau (SIVB) have announced a new memorandum of understanding (MNOU) that will see the airline and the Bureau work together to advertise and promote the Solomon Islands overseas.

$6m support from NZ to HCC

A deal was signed last week to extend New Zealand’s funding support to the Honiara City Council through the Honiara Economic Development Support Programme (HEDSUP) for this year.

New tower for Tetepare next month

The Tetepare conservation island in the Western province will join the rest of the world through internet and mobile services once Our Telekom sets up a mobile tower there next month.

Mobile banking can boost Savings Clubs

New forms of electronic and mobile phone banking recently introduced in the country can definitely boost and improve the basic services provided by rural savings clubs.

BSP’s branchless banking to Gilbert Camp

Bank South Pacific (BSP) has brought banking to the heart of East Honiara.

Ringi community happy with new wharf

The construction of a new wharf at Ringgi, South Kolombangara in the Western province had received positive response and wide support from Ringi and the surrounding communities.

A step forward for Green Tourism

With the signing of the consent agreement this week between the eco-tourism operators at Roderick Bay in West Big Gela, Central province and Green Tourism Solomon Islands Ltd the development of the proposed holiday package for Tapuipui, Saurangi, and Roderick Bay is well underway.