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Installation of palm oil milling machine

The construction of a permanent complex to place a new portable milling machine for the Vangunu palm oil is nearing completion.The complex is being constructed by local firm, Pijin Holding company which is also responsible of ordering the portable machine from overseas.

Teak farmers benefit from sales

About 45 outgrowers in Kolombangara, Western province have benefited from their teak plantation after being sold overseas.

PM invites Kiwis to explore opportunities

Acknowledging the interest shown by New Zealand businesses in what Solomon Islands has to over the past few years, Solomon Islands Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo invited Kiwis to forge partnerships with Solomon Islanders through investment, commerce and enterprise.

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.