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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.

Credit Corp PNG posts profit

THE Credit Corporation (PNG) Ltd has reported a K85.20 million operating profit for last year, up K4.66 million from the previous year’s K80.54 million.

Our Telekom applauded

CONCERNS Citizens group, Forum Solomon Islands International (FSII) has praised Our Telekom’s continuous roll out program to the country’s rural communities.

SICCI proposes more provincial outreach

The Solomon Island chamber of commerce and industry (SICC) is planning to conduct more provincial visits to every business sectors throughout the country this year.

Trade development critical our economic growth

The Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF), a multi-donor programme which supports the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) in addressing supply side constraints, continues to be an important mechanism for Solomon Islands to boost economic growth through trade and should be maintained in the future.

SICCI visits Western province

A team from the Solomon Island chamber of commerce and industry (SICCI) recently visited Western province as part of its provincial business outreach program.

Tourists’ arrival to pacific steady

TOURIST arrivals into the Pacific have been steady.

Central Bank hosts mobile banking forum

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) is hosting the first ever forum on mobile and branchless banking in the Solomon Islands to gauge the current trend of these new forms of banking services in the country.