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Dear Editor - High Court Judge, His Honour, Justice Pallaras QC has recently expressed his serious concerns over domestic violence in the Solomon Islands and the plight of so many women and young girls suffering violence and human rights abuse, especially, he said, as the Solomon Islands is a signatory to the United Nations Convention on Human Rights.

Trochus - a new coastal fisheries resource for Samoa

SPC: Samoa is the latest country to successfully develop a new trochus (Tectus niloticus) fishery. On learning of the successful introduction of the species in Federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Cook Islands and French Polynesia, the Government of Samoa began its effort to introduce the species in the 1990s.

Fijian officer seconded to MSG

FBC NEWS: Fiji's Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Erami Raibe has taken up his new role as the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Department of Peacekeeping Officer in Port Villa, Vanuatu.

Air Niugini reduces fuel surcharge

POST COURIER - Papua New Guinea National airline Air Niugini has announced reduction in fuel surcharge for both domestic and international routes-effective from Monday.

Gender based violence workshop starts

A THREE days workshop on gender based violence (GBV) for nurses, Church women’s group leaders and chiefs from communities around Auki kicks off yesterday.

ABC: The head of Australia's ginger industry says he's furious with a decision to allow imports of fresh ginger from Fiji, with confirmation some permits have already been granted.

Tourism operators want flight impasse solved

Tourism operators are calling on the government to quickly resolve the Fiji-Solomons flight impasse.

‘SI needs bigger wharf for cruise ships’

Solomon Island needs bigger wharves to cater for cruise ships coming here says Deputy Director of Tourism, Savita Nandan.

Caretaker PM reminds women of vitality of their roles

CARETAKER Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo reminds some 2000 women gathered in Munda of the important role women play in families, communities and the nation.

SI cruise potential thrust into international spotlight

The Solomon Islands potential as a new and exciting destination for the Australian cruise market has been well and truly thrust into the spotlight thanks to the efforts of a senior tourism mission visiting Sydney last week.