Youth Market to promotes peace

THIS month’s Youth Market encourages young people to be peacemakers under the theme Peaceful Youth, Happy Isles. “Young people are powerful instruments of peace; when we let them explore peace in their own way we are giving them confidence to become peaceful citizens and to inspire other youths to build peace in their communities,” Youth…

‘Spread positive things about SI in social media’

Foreigners residing and working in various organisation and companies in Solomon Islands have been reminded to help Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) relay positive things about Solomon Islands abroad instead of something negative. Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) marketing manager, Freda Unusi, highlighted this during the 2014 Our Telekom national tourism forum (NTF) held at…

Church organises health forum

A FIVE-DAY community health development forum aimed at addressing health development plans of the South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) and it members is being held this week. It started Monday at Kobito, east Honiara, and will conclude today. About 20 church coordinators from the SSEC churches in Honiara, Guadalcanal and Western region took part in…

SINU students engaged with local farms

MINISTER for Agriculture, David Tome has highlighted that students of Solomon Islands National University (SINU) are currently engaging with various local cocoa and coconut farms as part of their practical assessments. Agriculture Minister Tome highlighted this when responding to a question posed by Opposition Leader, Dr Derek Sikua, if students were engaged with farms in…

‘Push hard to enjoy trade’

The region has been urged to push hard to engage and enjoy the benefits of trade through PACER Plus (Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations)if this deal comes into effect. The encouragement was made last week by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) resident representative for pacific island countries Yongzheng Yang at the end of a…