Copra boost

High production of copra recorded THE country’s copra industry has experienced a major boost in terms of its production, from October 2015 through to the current, a latest revelations has exposed. This is recorded from the farmers’ platform through to the export market over the past months. In an interview with a General Manager from…

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…

New bank recruitment drive starts

THE country’s soon to be established commercial bank – The BRED bank has kicked off its recruitment drive to employ new staff. In a public advertisement which had been made public, the bank is seeking qualified and qualified professional for a number of position which has now become available. BRED bank has recently acquired a…

SICCI joins 8th business forum

The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) participated in the 8th Australia Solomon Islands Business Forum which was successfully held in Brisbane last Friday. SICCI was represented at the Forum by the Chairman Mr Jay Bartlett, CEO Dennis Meone, including participating SICCI members.   The event hosted by the Australia Pacific Islands Business Council…

POB’s new banking move lauded

PAN OCEANIC BANK (POB) Limited has received widespread salutation for introducing one of its new banking initiatives in Honiara, last week. The bank last Tuesday announced the launch of Five (5) POB iZi Cash Outlets within and outside of Honiara, much to the delight of its customers in the country. Solomon Star was being informed…