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  • 28
  • May

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, on Tuesday launched Lighting Papua New Guinea, a project to help half a million people get safe and affordable solar off-grid lighting that will boost business, allow children to study, cut household costs, and help women stay safe on the streets.

  • 28
  • May

THEY fit in a pocket, have batteries that last all week and are almost indestructible: old-school Nokias, Ericssons and Motorolas are making a comeback as consumers tired of fragile and overly-wired smartphones.

  • 28
  • May

The poultry industry in Papua New Guinea last year contributed K750 million (US$264 million) to the nations coffers, says Poultry Industry Association President Stanley Leahy.

  • 28
  • May

WESTPAC Fiji has installed horizontal sliding flood plank barriers at its Nadi branch to protect its property and increase the ability to serve customers during flooding.

  • 27
  • May

Landowning groups in Kobuana Island, Bonavesta, Central island province have declared opening up their land for airstrip development.

  • 27
  • May

The Western provincial agriculture extension office is working closely with cocoa and coconut farmers to ensure they produce quality products.

  • 27
  • May

The current yacht entry fee into Solomon Island waters is very expensive.

  • 27
  • May

Another comprehensive maritime surveillance operation wound up its annual phase for 2014 on the weekend, with Operation Tui Moana ending a ten-day operation on Friday evening.

  • 27
  • May

Westpac Solomon Islands is calling all women and girls who are interested in applying for a Westpac Women’s Education Grant to submit their application before time runs out.

  • 27
  • May

Bank South  Pacific (BSP)  has  again  brought much  needed  banking services  deeper  into North East  Guadalcanal  province  launching  yet  another  branchless  banking  full  agent  at Dadave Village‐ GPPOL 2 on Friday.

  • 26
  • May

Two tourism operators in Florida Island, Central Island province last Tuesday have settled their past differences through a reconciliation ceremony.

  • 26
  • May

Malaita Ma’asina Forum (MMF) says explanations made by the Solomon Islands National Provident Fund (SINPF) regarding its two investments, the 360 Discovery and Tavanipupu island resort are not convincing enough.