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Gov’t urged to respect Gold Ridge landowners

THE much awaited Gold Ridge Landowners royalties is close to being finalised by the Ministry of Mines and the Gold Ridge Landowners Council.

Mataki co-chairs workshop on ocean

PERMANENT Secretary of the Ministry of Environment Dr Melchior Mataki has co-chaired an international workshop on ocean acidification over the weekend.

MSG chair condemns assassination

The Chair of the Melanesian Spearhead Group and Spokesperson of the FLNKS Political Bureau, Mr Victor Tutugoro has condemned the assassination of Martinus Yohamewho who is responsible for the West Papua Independence Movement in Sorong.

Muaki: AG advice is an opinion, not court order

FORMER special secretary to Prime Minister Danny Philip and Gordon Darcy Lilo says Attorney-General opinions are just that: opinions and advices.

Tonga a world leader in seabed minerals law

SPC - The Kingdom of Tonga last  month became the first country in the world to put in place a law that manages seabed mineral activities within its national marine space and under its sponsorship in international waters.

Soltuna declared 2014 business of the year

Solomon Islands’ very own canned tuna exporter, SolTuna walked away with the prestigious Prime Minister’s Award for the Business of the Year (2014) at the second Solomon Islands Business Excellence Awards, celebrated on Saturday night 30th August.

Sivoro: We need more hotels

Honiara city needs additional hotels to cater for more tourists and visitors arrival.

Tourism council meeting sets this month

The 2014 tourism council meeting is set down for the 24-25 of this month in Honiara to look at the resolution that had been reached at last week’s tourism forum.

Bureau sought $9m for promotion

Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) is seeking additional $9 million from the national government to boost its international and local tourism marketing promotion.

The challenge for economic growth in the region

The pacific island region has greater challenges in raising its economic status and will continue to face slow economic growth.