SIWIBA to host Meres Market next week

After months of training the Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SWIBA) will host its Meres Market on the 29th, 30 and 31st of October next week at the National Art Gallery grounds . The highlight of the market will be the official handover of funding from the Department of Australia foreign affairs and external…

Matanga becomes first female Deputy Commissioner

JUANITA Matanga has created history by becoming the first female Police Officer to be promoted as Deputy Commissioner, the second in charge of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF). Commissioner Frank Prendergast revealed this at a press conference on Thursday. Mr Prendergast said that the promotion of Ms Matanga was indeed an excellent decision…

USP health week ends with a walk

Students, staff and family members of the University of South Pacific (USP) Solomon Islands campus successfully ended their two weeks of health program with a morning walk. As part of concluding the event more than 400 people took part in a six kilometre walk yesterday from the USP head office at Lawson all the way…

Fisheries management workshop concludes

A TWO day workshop on Ecosystem Approach Fisheries Management (EAFM) held at Rarasu restaurant Auki, Malaita Province will end today. The two days workshop was organised and facilitate by World Fish Organization (WFO) based in Auki. The purpose of the training is to get update from each representative (participates) from the communities to present feedback…

GP plans to upgrade tourism facilities next year

Guadalcanal Provincial Tourism Office aims to improve all tourism facilities within the province by 2015. Jesinta Koli, Guadalcanal Provincial Tourism Office highlighted this when speaking during the official opening of a three days tourism training in Marau yesterday. Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) together with the Guadalcanal Provincial Tourism Office organised this three days…

GP tourism calls for help

Guadalcanal Provincial tourism office is calling on the soon to be elected eight Members of Parliament (MP) in Guadalcanal to support tourism industry in the province since tourism is the next alternative development for the province. Jecinta Koli, Provincial Tourism Officer highlighted this during the official opening of a three days hospitality training in Marau…

Operators urged to be polite with guests

Forty six (46) tourism operators and landowners in Marau, East Gaudalcanala re currently undergoing a three days tourism training which kicked off yesterday. One of the highlights of the training is to teach the operators to be polite when welcoming their guests upon their arrival. Laurie Leketo,Senior Research Tourism Officer within the Ministry of Culture…