Peace dart champ set

The annual Zomo peace darts tournament sponsored by Our Telekom, Our Number 1 Solomon company, is on again this Easter at Gizo. The tournament is being held at Gizo from this Friday 18th to Monday 21st April during the Easter break. The purpose of the annual Easter dart tournament is to bring Zomo club members…

MMTM defeats Blazers

New basketball team, MMTM caused one of the biggest upsets in the Namson Tran basketball competition when they edged their way past the 2013 Honiara Basketball League champions, Blazers with an impressive 31-26 win at the Multipurpose Hall on Sunday. Both teams had the chance of coming out victorious after the match as they fought…

IMF launches quarterly bulletin

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has launched the inaugural issue of the Asia & Pacific Small States Monitor, a new quarterly bulletin focusing on recent macroeconomic developments and topical issues covering the small states of the Asia and Pacific region. The publication of the Monitor fits into the IMF’s overall effort to enhance its engagement…

Communiqué of the 29th meeting of the IMFC

Chaired by Mr. Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore and Minister for Finance Global activity continues to strengthen. However, the recovery is still fragile and downside risks remain. Creating a more dynamic, sustainable, balanced, and job-rich global economy remains our paramount collective goal. We will implement ambitious measures to sustain the recovery, proceed with…

New Homestay for Puapuma

Tourists who will visit Puapuma village at Bugotu District in Isabel province will no longer be facing accommodation difficulties. This was made possible through the ministry of culture and tourism (MCT) which funded the project last year. On Saturday the minister for culture and courism Samuel Manetoali together with the Solomon Islands visitors bureau (SIVB)…

Farmers’ conference this week

Kastom Gaden Association (KGA) is organising a conference for its farmers in the country this week. The four days conference will see local farmers are from Isabel, Malaita, Makira, Choiseul, Western and Guadalcanal provinces coming together to share their experiences and learn new ideas from each other. Plant Material Network coordinator Thecla Limai said the…