Taiwan farm offer discussed

A PROPOSITION for the Taiwanese Government to send a technical expert to Solomon Islands to assist in organizing local farmers to go into commercial farming was discussed in the Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung on Wednesday. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare and his delegation currently on a state visit to Taiwan discussed the proposition when they met…

PM visits Taiwan’s SEZs

AS part of Government’s move to start introducing the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) concept to stimulate economic growth, Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare and his delegation toured the Kaohsiung Export Processing Zone (KEPZ) this week. The delegation is on an eight day visit in Taiwan. The visit was organised to allow the Prime Minister Sogavare and…

Insurance law under review

THE Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) in partnership with the UNCDF/UNDP Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) is undertaking a comprehensive review of the current Insurance legislation in the country. A statement from CBSI said the objective of this review exercise is to draft a new Insurance Act that will bring Solomon Islands up to…

Raramo: Rise up Malaita

THE Vice Chairman for ‘Malaitans for Malaita Initiatives’ through the National Malaita Fundraising Committee (NMFC) Redley Raramo has revealed that his committee is organizing a special event on the Malaita Second-appointed day to be held on August 15, 2016 here in Honiara. The theme for the celebration is ‘Rise up Malaita’. This theme is in…

TOUGH RULES

Strict guidelines to be enforced on national squad Preparations for the next stage of the World Cup Qualifiers will be intensive and will be under tough discipline. That was according to the president of the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF), William Lai. Lai said there will be rules whereby all players must adhere to as…

Women’s Try Rugby sessions

The Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) will stage an exciting tag rugby and tackle rugby coaching sessions this Saturday through their development division. The program will be staged at the Town Ground Rugby Stadium this Saturday 30th July starting at 3:00pm. SIRUF confirmed this to Star Sports in a statement yesterday. “Players and teams…