Taro airport reviewed for Dash 8

MINISTRY of Communication and Aviation (MCA) through the office of the Civil Aviation Authority of Solomon Islands (CAASI) has completed a review survey of Taro airport in Choiseul Province. CASSI Director George Satu told the Solomon Star yesterday the review is to upgrade the runway to cater for the Dash-8 aircraft to land. “The review…

Building a Solomons savings culture

HONIARA, (ANZ) – In the Solomon Islands women have always played an instrumental role in their communities. In the small island nation of just over half a million people some 70 vernacular languages are spoken and a subsistence economy prevails. Now the central role  of women is further evolving as they play an even greater…

PM visits Skyline office in Fiji

Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare has visited the Skyline Company’s office in Suva last week, while in Fiji for the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF). This was revealed to this paper by one of the Director to Skyline Group of Company Pan Yan Bing, who is is currently in the country after arriving from Fiji…

RAMSI briefs Makira on police rearmament

SEVERAL thousand participants and visitors to the 2nd Annual Banana Festival held at Kirakira, Makira-Ulawa Province from 1 – 4 September 2015 have been briefed on the Staged Limited Rearmament of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF). The community consultation team, consisting of representatives of the Ministry of Police, National Security and Correctional Services;…