Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo on Thursday has assured Members of Parliament that his government will deal with St Barbara which operates the Gold Ridge Mining Limited (GRML) for abandoning the Mine site during recent flash flood in Honiara and Guadalcanal.
The Biosecurity Solomon Islands (BSI) formerly known Solomon Islands Agriculture Quarantine Service (SIAQS) which has been tasked to safeguard and protect the coconut industry in Solomon Islands has warned the public to be on alert for Oryctes rhinoceros disease.
The President of the Pacific Islands News Association (PINA) has called for more investment in small media businesses.
A new media alliance in Tonga is aiming to band outlets together to make advertising more accessible.
While Fiji tends to be the hub colony for the rest of the Pacific, developments in the country have a strong knock-on effect on the region, says Asian Development Bank economist Milovan Lucich.
The looming election campaign is expected to be frantic, chaotic and very possibly dirty. Early polls suggest that the balance of parliamentary power may once again be held by Winston Peters and the New Zealand First (NZF) party.