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SIVB officials visit Marau tourism operators

A delegation from the Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) conducted their third provincial visits to Marau Sound, East Guadalcanal.

Tuamoto highlights Marau’s tourism potentials

Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) chief executive officer (CEO) Josefa Tuamoto says Marau Sound is a tourism potential region in the country.

Wave power proposed

THE need to access cheap renewable energy in the pacific is getting Asian Development Bank (ADB) talking and planning into investing in wave power as an option for energy provision in the future.

Why our gold bars in HK

CENTRAL Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) says investing the country’s gold bars in Hong Kong (HK) is important because of its closeness to buyers.

Shipping commission meets

On 1 January this year, the Central Pacific Shipping Commission (CPSC) became operational. Work to achieve this began after the governments of Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru and Tuvalu signed a regional agreement on international commercial shipping in 2010.

Internet speed plans

LIKE mobile phones, the internet is a need for many ordinary consumers in today's modern technology-driven society.

CBSI on monetary policy stance

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) board has decided in its meeting on Thursday 27th March 2014 to move away from the moderate contractionary monetary policy stance that prevailed in the recent six months to a neutral monetary policy stance over the next six months.

Palau signs $28.8m loan for sewage improvement

Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao and Palau’s Finance Minister and ADB Governor Elbuchel Sadang have signed a loan agreement to fund the Koror-Airai Sanitation Project, which will improve the delivery of sanitation services in Palau.

Pacific growth to pick up in 2014 – ADB

Economic growth in the Pacific is projected to rise to 5.4% in 2014 from 4.8% in 2013, according to the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) latest Asian Development Outlook 2014, launched in Sydney on Tuesday.

Mining Act change will not affect resource owners in PNG: Chan

The proposed changes to the Mining Act 1992 will not affect Papua New Guinean resource owners and investors.