Solomon Islands Letters to the Editor - Solomon Star News


Isabel gov’t seals deal to extend airstrip

Isabel government has sealed a deal with a logging company currently operating on the island to help upgrade the Suavanao airstrip.

SI fully committed to negotiate a comprehensive EPA

Minister of fisheries and marine resources, Mr. Alfred Ghiro, assured his colleague Pacific Fisheries and Trade Ministers that Solomon Islands is fully committed to negotiate a comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union (EU).

Isabel proposed new industrial township

Work on the new Isabel industrial township is making progress.

Isabel to upgrade Kaomasi school

Isabel provincial government (IPG) will this year upgrade the existing roads to Kaomasi provincial secondary school (KPSS) which ran along the coast.

Lepi told to upheld culture

Lepi villages in Bao/Bugotu constituency, Isabel province have been encouraged by Solomon Island visitors bureau (SIVB) to continue upheld and keep culture and traditional way of lifestyle.

ANZ launches ANZ goMoney in Vanuatu

ANZ on Tuesday announced the launch of ANZ goMoney in Vanuatu, providing a new and convenient way for customers to do their everyday banking using their mobile phones.

Airlines’ new corporate travel centre

Solomon Airlines has announced that in line with its corporate strategic plans for 2014, it has now moved its corporate travel center from the former Solomon Islands Government Printers building to the newly renovated and upgraded office on the ground floor of Tongs building in Point Cruz.

Farmers seeks compensation

A number of farmers who lost their copra and dried cocoa products during the recent bad weather have called on the owners of LC Dragon for some form of compensation.

Ringi wharf completed, thanks to ADB

Communities in Ringi on Kolombnagara were so delighted to see their wharf constructed by Dalgro (SI) Ltd completed on time.

ADB gives US$200k for relief effort

The country is benefiting from a $200,000 (SBD$1.5m) grant from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to help fund humanitarian and relief efforts following recent major floods.