Temotuans urged to return

Temotu provincial government (TPG) is appealing to all indigenous Temotuans living in and around the country who have nothing to do to return home and work on their plantations. This came after a new company from USA would start buying copra around the province. Temotu provincial minister of commerce, trade & infrastructure Edwin Meibua said…

Communities acknowledged wharf construction

People in and around Ngasini in Marovo lagoon, Western province have thanked donor partners for funding the deteriorating Ngasini wharf in Vangunu Island. Construction work is currently making progress. The wharf is one of the four wharves and a landing ramp to be improved under the second phase of the domestic maritime support project, which…

Aviation plans runway inspections

The ministry of communication and aviation is planning to inspect more runways in airstrip around the country. Director of aviation George Satu last week for this year inspection will be conducted at Lomlom in Temotu province and Suavanau in Isabel province. In the case of Lomlom since the runway is new they would inspect it…

Air Nuigini re-opens office here

AIR Niugini’s sales office in Honiara, will re-open today to look after interest of customers in the region. Air Nuigini’s chief executive Simon Foo said: “It is important to have an office to take care of Air Niugini customers because this will expand our market and further strengthen our presence in the Pacific especially the…

Titiru: Your new lodge down West

A NEW eco-lodge for the adventurous traveller has just opened its doors on Rendova Island in Western Province. Called Titiru Eco Lodge, it was located northwest on Rendova island, about 40 minutes’ drive from Munda airport. Titiru is surrounded by untouched marine life with beautiful landscape at its background. The facility has self-contain bungalows furnished…

Guale gets automated weather station

THE installation of an automated weather station and rain gauge in the villages of Avuavu and Marau Sound in the Guadalcanal Province will assist in gathering more accurate data on the unpredictable weather patterns in the provinces. The installations were the first under the “Strogem Woaka Lo Community Fo Kaikai (SWoCK)” project. A total of…

Air Nuigini to re-open Honiara office

AIR Niugini’s sales office in Honiara, Solomon Islands, will be re-opened on Monday to look after interest of customers in the region, chief executive Simon Foo said. He said: “It is important to have an office to take care of Air Niugini customers because this will expand our market and further strengthen our presence in…

Our two legal seed dealers

ONLY two companies have been recommended by the ministry of agriculture and livestock (MALS) through quarantine division that have legal import permit licences to import vegetables seed into the country. They are Island Enterprise and Solfish company.  Quarantine chief officer Max Kolubalona in an interview yesterday confirmed that these two companies are the only recommended…

Quarantine confiscates seeds

Officers from the quarantine department within the ministry of agriculture and livestock have confiscated seeds from a number of shops in Honiara which have been sold without any approve permit license. Chief quarantine officer Max Kolubalona said during an inspection shops located at China Town, Kukum and Ranadi east of Honiara have been found to…