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ADB says funds for optic cable approved and ready

THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) stands ready to kick off the submarine fibre optic cable network once the government indicates where the cables will be connected.

Renbell plans to increase revenue collection

RENBELL plans to look into its licensing policies as part of moves to increase its revenue collection.

Youth market was a great initiative: Taloimatakwa

THE Youth market event last week with the theme youth and corruption organised by SPC Youth at work project was a great initiative.

Women in business under-reported

WOMEN participation in business in the region has been under-reported, a media seminar in Sydney was told this week.

NZ to fund Susubona wharf

THE New Zealand government will help to fund the construction of the Susubona wharf in Isabel province this year.

Gov’t, private sector connectivity vital for economic growth, says PM

PRIME Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo says while his Government is aware and conscious of the demands for economic development; importantly, economic growth must be linked and relevant to the human development of the citizens of this nation.

Pacific media challenged to report more on issues

MEMBERS of the Pacific media have been challenged to report on issues that affect lives of people in order to help bring changes to their standard of living.

Chambers takes tuna, tourism focus for outreach launch in provinces

A VISIT by business leaders to the SolTuna cannery and Trimarine processing facility in Noro last weekend marked a historical new level of outreach to the western province for the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

ADB pumps additional support to transport sector

THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) will be supporting the next phase of the sustainable transport infrastructure improvement programme this year.

PAP pledges to review business laws

A PEOPLE’S Alliance Party led Government will review the country’s Investment Act so national entrepreneurs can be protected from unfair competition posed by rich investors.