Airport upgrade starts

Work to upgrade and improve Honiara International Airport has started, Aviation minister Peter Shanel Agovaka says. Japan, which funded the current terminal, is again funding the multi-million dollar upgrading work. Agovaka told parliament his Permanent Secretary has just returned from Tokyo after signing the contract with the Kitano Construction Company, which won the bid to…

MINER LICENCE CANCELED

But Sunshine Minerals intends to appeal decision… By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN LITTLE-KNOWN mining company Sunshine Nickel and Sunshine Minerals Ltd is reportedly appealing the Mines and Mineral Board’s recent decision to cancel its prospecting licence. The appeal is to be lodged with the Minister for Mines and Energy Bradley Tovosia. But the move has baffled landowners…

BIG BLOW FOR SIFF

Banned from participating in next OFC FIFA U-17 Qualifiers Fined NZ$10k Keana suspended  from playing football for 12 months By CROFTON UTUKANA THE Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has been banned from participating in the OFC qualifying tournament for the next FIFA U-17 World Cup for boys currently branded as the OFC U-16 Championship 2020.…

KOSI launches new tuna product

KOKONUT Solomon Islands (KOSI), formerly Kokonut Pacific Solomon Islands, on Friday launched one of its newest products called Tuna in Kokonut oil. The launch took place during the Strongim Bisnis Christmas market yon the street of Honiara near the underpass next to the ITA Hardware.  Managing Director Bob Pollard said the Tuna was originally from the…