Marine stops tug boat

MARINE officers in Noro, Western province have ordered two tug-boats carrying logs not to sail due to the current bad weather and overloading. Reports said the tug boats were stopped early this week and the tug boats are still in Noro. They were loaded with logs and some cargoes out from a logging company which…

Meeting to discuss renewable energy

A validation meeting on the establishment of the Pacific Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency got under way in Nadi on Wednesday with 30 participants from the region’s energy sector, government, private sector  and non-state organisations in attendance. The two-day meeting is being organised by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) in collaboration…

All set for Veikoso

SO far things are going according to schedule for Fiji Veikoso and Spawnbreezies big show Friday and Saturday afternoon. According to Crown Sound Entertainment, though tickets to the club show are limited, they are currently still available, however the public needs to be informed that ticket sales will stop at midday tomorrow. “Therefore, to avoid…

Recruit the best

ONE of the many factors to achieving success in an organisation is having the right people at the forefront of operations. During the recent Fiji Business Excellence Awards better business conference at the Holiday Inn in Suva, Vodafone Fiji managing director Aslam Khan urged business leaders to recruit the best people. He said business success…

PNG Nasfund warns companies

Companies whose members are actively contributing to Papua New Guinea’s Superannuation Fund – Nasfund have been warned that failure to remit contributions on time will result in legal action being taken against them. This is one of several measures that the fund is undertaking in its bid to safeguard members’ interests.   The warning issued…

Fiji-PNG business talks

The Fiji-Papua New Guinea Business Council, will host quarterly events to keep and increase member-interest on investment opportunities available between both countries. On Wednesday was the first of the quarterly meetings where members were treated to a networking lunch at Tanoa Plaza Suva. And promoting and driving some of this interest as well as telling…

Mother Language Day to be celebrated today

THE Literacy Network- Solomon Islands has chosen to celebrate International Mother Language Day on Friday 14 March (today) at the National Museum.   The official UNESCO date for this event was 21 February and this year’s theme was: 2014 International Mother Language Day – Local Languages for Global Citizenship: Spotlight on Science. With 65 languages…

A role model in reforestation

With close to 30 years of experience and operating in the country, Eagon Pacific Plantation Limited (EPPL) says it wants to be a role model for the country and the region in the area of tree planting and reforestation. Speaking to the Solomon Star in an exclusive interview recently the founder and chairman of the…