SPTO to appoint CEO soon

SUVA, (FBC NEWS) – The South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) Board is expected to announce its new Chief Executive soon. This follows the expiry of current CEO,Ilisoni Vuidreketi’s second term in office. Responding to questions sent by FBC News SPTO says the Board is following a process and upon completion, it will announce the successful…

Our Telekom’s Sunday promo lauded

Our Telekom’s Super Sunday TOPIDUP promotion has received widespread commendation for its convenience in the country. Various data users lauded the country’s leading network provider, saying that it makes communication suitable, especially during Sundays. Most are those that are frequent users of the social media connecting through the Our Telekom network. The promotion allows customers…

Govt to import more cattle

THE GOVERNMENT through the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) will import more cattle herds from Vanuatu this year. This was revealed by the Director of Livestock and Veterinary Services Rarney Keqa in an exclusive interview over the weekend. Mr. Keqa said the country was supposed to get more cattle last year the country, but…

Fear of falling price level

The Chinese Renminbi   Yet another advanced country is in the grip of fear of falling price level. On Tuesday, May 3, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) reduced its benchmark interest rate to 1.75 percent from 2.0 percent: the lowest rate ever. Interest rates charged by Australian banks for loans to consumers and businesses…

Airline summit ends here

MORE than 80 delegates attended the 34th annual general meeting of the Association of South Pacific Airlines (ASPA) from May 4 to 6 in Honiara. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare officially opened the bi-annual conference, which focused on the theme “Aviation & the Environment”. Mr Sogavare commended the work of ASPA in providing the ideal forum…