SITIC Impressed with SIVB

As part of the ongoing courtesy meetings with stakeholders, Solomon Islands Tourism Industry Council (SITIC) on Tuesday met with Josefa Tuamoto, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Solomon Islands Visitor’s Bureau (SIVB). Mr Belani Tekulu SITIC president said meeting with SIVB CEO is very fruitful and the two (SITIC, SIVB) pledge support for each other. The…

Cemetary full

Kola Ridge Cemetery the only available cemetery in Honiara city is running out of space for new burials. Reports reaching this paper claimed that the cemetery is running out of space which makes it difficult to find space for new burials. The report claimed that when looking for space at cemetery, some peopleactually dig out…

Social protection is key to tackle Asia-Pacific’s inequality trap

Rising inequality threatens to derail, from the start, successful implementation of the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the Asia-Pacific region. Stronger, more equitable social protection will be critical in overcoming these challenges. New research by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) indicates that inequality, related to…

Medical team on Buala tour

A medical team from the National Referral Hospital (NRH) is currently providing medical assistance in Buala, Isabel province. This was confirmed by Dr Kaeni Agiomea from Buala who is also part of the medical team. In an interview yesterday, Dr. Agiomea said their current visit to Isabel is very timely and helpful as they help…

Workshop on household survey in Auki

A two days dissemination workshop program on Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) was in Auki this week. It successfully concluded on Wednesday. It was conducted and facilitated by statistician Alfred Palo from Survey Unit Statistics department and Raphael Aipaina Principal Statistician from the Ministry of Finance and Treasury. The workshop was held on the…