Coconut industry

Dear Editor – Radio New Zealand International reported late last week that a workshop took place in Nadi, Fiji, when about 70 participants including experts from South East Asia and the Caribbean attended the three-day event organised by the Coconut Industry Development Project. At the time, the team leader, Karen Mapusua, said the workshop would…

$2.5M DEBTS REPAID

… SI reaping benefits after repayment of debts GOVERNMENT has cleared off a debt of $2.5million with the Universal Postal Union (UPU). Minister of Communication and Aviation Peter ShanelAgovaka revealed this yesterdayat the official launching of the new national addressing system. “My ministry has now settled Solomon Post’s $2.5million debt with Universal Postal Union (UPU).”…

Baegeni leads golden boot race

MALAITA EAGLES striker, Clement Baegeni is currently leading the Golden Boot race of the 2017 Solomon Cup Tournament. Baegeni bagged eight goals from five matches played since the start of the competition. He scored his highest number of goals yesterday, a hat trick against Lauru in the second semi final match. If he continues to…

SPENDING SOARS

GOVERNMENT spending continues to sky-rocket, it____s been disclosed. A close source within the Ministry of Finance and Treasury (MoFT) revealed to this paper, Thursday. “Government’s expenditure continues to soar beyond the revenues collected, thus suffocating government coffers.” The officer who wants to remain anonymous said revenue collected for this first half of the year is…