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Women in business under-reported

WOMEN participation in business in the region has been under-reported, a media seminar in Sydney was told this week.

NZ to fund Susubona wharf

THE New Zealand government will help to fund the construction of the Susubona wharf in Isabel province this year.

PRIME Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo says while his Government is aware and conscious of the demands for economic development; importantly, economic growth must be linked and relevant to the human development of the citizens of this nation.

Pacific media challenged to report more on issues

MEMBERS of the Pacific media have been challenged to report on issues that affect lives of people in order to help bring changes to their standard of living.

A VISIT by business leaders to the SolTuna cannery and Trimarine processing facility in Noro last weekend marked a historical new level of outreach to the western province for the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

ADB pumps additional support to transport sector

THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) will be supporting the next phase of the sustainable transport infrastructure improvement programme this year.

PAP pledges to review business laws

A PEOPLE’S Alliance Party led Government will review the country’s Investment Act so national entrepreneurs can be protected from unfair competition posed by rich investors.

CYP centre staff thanked

STAFF of the Commonwealth Youth Programme (CYP) Pacific Centre in Honiara, were farewelled Thursday, as the office comes to its closure.

New Marau Sound tourism association

A new tourism association has been formed over the weekend known as the Marau Sound tourism association.

Operators learn difference about SIVB, ministry

LOCAL tourism operators in Marau, east Guadalcanal on Saturday learn about the different functions Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) and ministry of culture and tourism and the role they played in the tourism industry in Solomon Islands.