Top financial supervisors meet

THE Governor of the Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) reminds Association of Financial Supervisors of Pacific Countries (AFSPC) members to resolve issues on improving the supervision skills and supervision capacity in the region. Mr Denton Rarawa made this reminder when he opened the AFSPC meeting attended by 25 regional financial supervisors and experts at…

Regional financial supervisors meeting here

THE Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) will host more than 25 regional financial supervisors and experts in Honiara this week during the annual meeting of the Association of Financial Supervisors of Pacific Countries (AFSPC). The 13th AFSPC meeting is jointly hosted by CBSI and the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Centre (PFTAC) and will take…

Gold Ridge LOs demands royalty payment

GOVERNMENT has been asked by the Gold Ridge landowners to pay their outstanding royalty without fail. In a statement, the chairman of the Gold Ridge Community & Landowners Council Dick Douglas and landowners claimed they were assured by the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare that the royalty would be paid as soon as possible because the …

Korean group on fact-finding mission

A Korean consultancy group has spent the past few days in the country on a fact-finding mission to set up businesses here. The three member delegation came on behalf of potential investors who are interested in setting up businesses here. They met with senior Government officials earlier this week. The group consists of business executives…

Dry spell affects palm

NEWLY re-planted palm oil at the Guadalcanal Plains Palm Oil Limited (GPPOL) in North Guadalcanal area are being reportedly dying due to lack of rain. The current dry season being experienced in parts of the country including Honiara for nearly a month now has affected the plants. A GPPOL resident told the Solomon Star this…

Bmobile/Vodafone on expansion mode

BMOBILE/VODAFONE is currently engaging in its expansion mode, where yesterday it officially launched its first ever phone booth in Honiara. This was revealed by the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Niall Downey in an interview with members of the media on Tuesday. “We have just finished our project and we are the largest network provider…

Firms in Auki to showcase

STAFF from Island Enterprise Ltd and Origin Gas are in Auki this week for a three days road show program to mark Malaita 32rd second appointed day. The main event will be celebrated this Friday. A delegation led by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare will head to Auki this Friday. According to organisers, the road show…