Marine stops tug boat

MARINE officers in Noro, Western province have ordered two tug-boats carrying logs not to sail due to the current bad weather and overloading. Reports said the tug boats were stopped early this week and the tug boats are still in Noro. They were loaded with logs and some cargoes out from a logging company which…

Meeting to discuss renewable energy

A validation meeting on the establishment of the Pacific Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency got under way in Nadi on Wednesday with 30 participants from the region’s energy sector, government, private sector  and non-state organisations in attendance. The two-day meeting is being organised by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) in collaboration…

PNA urged to act well on tuna

PARTIES to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) members are urged to take rigorous action on tuna fisheries. Finance minister Rick Hou made the call when he opened PNA’s 33th annual meeting in Honiara yesterday.  “…as directors of your respective countries’ fisheries ministries, you are entrusted with this highly valuable resource. I therefore urged you to take…

Aqorau: PNA is for the people

PARTIES to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) was established for the well-being of the people of member countries. That’s according to its chief executive officer, Solomon Islander Dr Transform Aqorau. “I want to remind ourselves that when you walk along the streets of Honiara and see women, men and children sitting on the streets selling betel…

TOURISM COMPANY BOOSTED

Local tourism company, Solomon Host’s operational capacity is being boosted with the opening of its new training room last week. The room which can accommodate more than 20 people at one time has become the new pride of the local firm as for the first time training can be made available to the general public.…