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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.

Chamber takes tuna, tourism focus for outreach launch

A visit by business leaders to the SolTuna cannery and Trimarine processing facility in Noro next week will mark a historic new level of outreach to the Western Province for the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI).


Local tourism company, Solomon Host’s operational capacity is being boosted with the opening of its new training room last week.

A role model in reforestation

With close to 30 years of experience and operating in the country, Eagon Pacific Plantation Limited (EPPL) says it wants to be a role model for the country and the region in the area of tree planting and reforestation.