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Fiji rum is best in the world

FIJIS Bounty overproof rum has won a number of significant awards in competition with the worlds best rums at the San Francisco Spirits competition this year.

Fiji Energy sector works towards sustainable energy development

As part of efforts by the Fijian Government to sustain economic development through accessible and sufficient energy, the Department of Energy has adopted the Sustainable Energy Financing Project.

Brisbane Airport plans monorail transit system

BRISBANE Airport chiefs are planning to build a monorail system to move passengers around the hub as they prepare for a huge increase in traffic over the next 20 years.

SI warned of declining logging industry

The country faces a challenging future in terms of its economic growth given the dwindling forestry industry as more natural forests are being logged out.

ANZ goMoney merchant now in Noro

ANZ on Tuesday announced the addition of another ANZ goMoney merchant  to its expanding network across the Solomon Islands.

Solomon Post violates convention, says Kelly

SOLOMON Islands Postal Corporation violated the Universal Postal Union Convention when it temporarily closed its Auki office in Malaita.

Operators want update on tourism funding

Tourism operators in Marau, east Guadalcanal have urged the ministry of tourism and culture to explain how the tourism funding for the constituency was allocated.

SIVB targets a billion visitors

The Solomon Island visitors bureau (SIVB) is targeting to increase its visitors’ arrival into Solomon Island up to a billion within a year.

Slight growth for our economy

A slight pickup in economic growth is being forecasted for Solomon Islands this year (2014) from 2.9 percent in 2013 to 3.0 percent.

Communities get tourism awareness

The ministry of culture and tourism in partnership with the Live and Learn International non-government organisation have successfully carried out a tourism awareness last week in Isabel.