Vehicles helps out in Bemobile promotions

The country’s second mobile phone provider Bemobile is now using the private and public transport in Honiara as part of promoting its newly launched 3G service, mobile products and the magic number 8 cheap calls. This will run for a month. Bemobile sales officer Elma Lekevolomo told the Solomon Star yesterday said the company had…

Employees urged to dress neatly

Managing director of Fashion De Hapi Isles has reiterated his call on all Solomon Islanders to dress decent when serving people in their offices. Peterson Boso highlighted this during an official handing over of uniforms to the officers at maritime division and the High Court on Monday. Mr Boso said Solomon Island should wear clean…

Quarantine responds to Auki snails

The quarantine division within the ministry of agriculture and livestock will deploy a staff to  inspect the giant African snails reportedly found in Auki, Malaita province last week. This was in response to reports being published in this paper last week following the discovery of African giant snails in Auki. Malaita’s chief agriculture officer John…

Call to advertise SIVB board of directors

A former Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) board of director calls on any new successive Government next year to advertise the SIVB directors’ post. The former director who declined to be named told the Solomon Star in an interview that Parliament had enacted the SIVB Act in 1996 that clearly stated directors post should be…

IMF completes reviuew here, approves funding support

The executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on June 20 completed the third review of the Solomon Islands’ economic performance under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement. An IMF team visited Honiara, in May to conduct the third review of the ECF-supported economic program and to assess the impact on the economic outlook…

Bemobile promotes magic number deal

The country’s second mobile provider Bemobile yesterday kicked off its nationwide magic number 8 cheaper call awareness in Honiara. Two stalls have been setup in Honiara as part of the promotion. One was located at the Chinatown bus stop and the second one infront of the ITA area at Point Cruz area. A Bemobile spokeslady…

Move to import Samoan fashion products

Local fashion shop ‘Fashion De Hapi Isles’ (FDHI) will soon be importing fashion products from Samoa later this year. Managing director Peterson Boso in an interview yesterday said he has been in contact with a shop in Samoa to import some of the fashion products there such as clothes. He said a deal is expected…

NPF: Don’t use double names

Solomon Island National Provident Fund (SINPF) has discovered that a number of employees have registered more than one names when paying their contributions. In an interview with the Solomon Star during the financial inclusive expo held at the National Art Gallery (NAG) on Friday a spokesperson for the fund said they have found out that…

NPF urges employees to fill nominee form

Solomon Island National Provident Fund (SINPF) is urging employees who fail to nominate someone in their NFP nominee form to do so. This was highlighted during the financial inclusion expo held at National Art Gallery last week. The spokesperson said many employees who pay their NPF contribution failed to fill their NPF nominee form and…

Call for more financial expo

The deputy premier of Renbel province has commended the two days financial expo held in Honiara last week and suggested that such event be organized every month. Kusol Tepuke made this remarks when he visited the expo on Friday. He said the expo is an excellent initiative to pass vital financial information to people who…