Rugby set to kick off

The 2014 rugby season is all set to kick off next month. This was agreed on by the executive of the Honiara rugby union association (HRUA) during a meeting held on Monday to confirm a date for the 2014 Rugby season. In a statement yesterday the executive members have confirmed that the 2014 rugby season…

Tahiti’s Bourez wins in Brazil

RNZI:  Tahitian surfer Michel Bourez has moved up to fourth in the ASP World Championship Tour rankings after winning the Billabong Rio Pro title. Bourez opened up first in the Final against American Kolohe Andino, notching scores of 7.17 and 6.67. Andino could only manage a 5.00 on his first attempt and needing 8.84 in…

Asian football boss meets Chung

OFC: ASIAN Football Confederation (AFC) president Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa on Monday stressed the importance of continued coordination among football confederations in order to achieve their aspirations. During his meeting with Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) president David Chung, Shaikh Salman said the AFC is always keen to establish links of cooperation with the…

Noodles for locals

Its one of the noodle products being sold widely in the country for sometimes now and being produced by Indofood of Indonesian. Named ‘Kokorako Noodle’ in chicken flavour, many people may not be aware of it, but its produced for Solomon Islanders, said Central Development Limited (CDL) managing director Stanley Goh when handing over cartons…

Meeting to assess their trade facilitation needs

The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat in partnership with the World Trade Organization (WTO) is hosting a four-day workshop on the new multilateral Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) from 12 to 15 May 2014 in Nadi, Fiji. The workshop will enable Pacific island Members to better understand the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement and update their Trade Facilitation…

Rotary Club Of Honiara’s Donations in Kind Distribution

The Donations in Kind program, run by Rotary International Australia, provides humanitarian aid through the provision of donated goods. Rotary International Australia receives donated goods from hospitals, libraries, schools, Rotary Clubs and other groups, and then sorts, packs, and distributes them to countries in need. On Saturday 3rd May 2014, the Rotary Club of Honiara…

Vanuatu named best Pacific water utility

NADI, FIJI – Vanuatu’s Electrique du Vanuatu Ltd was rated the Best Performing Pacific Water Utility of the Year according to the 2013 edition of the Pacific Water and Wastewater Utilities Benchmarking Report, released yesterday by the Pacific Water and Wastes Association (PWWA). The 24 utilities that participated in the benchmarking survey are supplying water…

Varivao promotes products overseas

A team from Varivao Holdings Ltd, a locally registered company from Isabel is currently overseas promoting its products Led by managing director Dudley Longamei including some government officials, the team is currently in Fiji, New Zealand and New Caledonia on a tour to promote its locally produced products. The team left Honiara last week for…