Solomon cocoa products launched in NZ

SOLOMON Islands cocoa company, Cathliro, achieved international success last month, launching a range of cocoa products in New Zealand. Cathliro was supported in this venture by the Australian Government initiative, Strongim Bisnis. Cathliro’s products were launched in over 30 speciality and whole food grocery stores throughout New Zealand. The products were made from Solomon Islands…

Suidani: You are the future

YOU are the future of this province and your knowledge and skills will be depended upon to move this province forward. This sentiment was echoed by Premier Daniel Suidani when addressing Auki Community High School Students yesterday.   In today’s world, one must acquire the relevant skills and knowledge in order to survive and make a…

Malaita gifted with new garbage truck

THE Japanese Ambassador to Solomon Island has announced that his government would provide an ISUZU garbage truck under its grassroots project to Malaita Provincial Government.  H.E. Yasuhiro Morimoto revealed that the garbage truck costs SBD$642,000.  The Malaita Provincial Government and the Japanese Embassy yesterday signed the grant contract agreement to formalize the project.  During the…

IS THE ESP A “TOTAL GIVE-AWAY”?

QUESTIONS are being asked as to whether the initial design of the Government’s Economic Stimulus Package (ESP) took into account strategic considerations critical to long term returns on the overall tax-payer-funded $320 million investment. “Has the initial design for example embraced target sectors, the level of the proposed investment and returns from those sectors, the…