NFD supports Our Telekom National Tourism Forum

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Green tourism markets Gela, Savo

Green Tourism (SI) Ltd has released holiday products it has developed over the past six months in partnership with eco-tourism operators at Nagho Roderick Bay in Gela and in Savo Islands, Central Province. In a statement the managing director Michael Tokuru revealed that the major holiday products included: a special weekend package to Nagho Roderick…

Call to urgently resolve flight impasse

THE unresolved current flight impasse affecting air services between Fiji and Solomon Islands over the past six weeks is costly and must be resolved soon prompting calls for urgent dialogue. Dr Transform Aqorau who heads the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) based in Majuro in Marshall Islands in an interview with the Solomon Star…

Fishermen scour the seas again for BDM

MORE reports have disclosed people mostly in the Islands and lagoons have been engaging again in harvesting beche-de-mer, (BDM) with news of the soon to be lifted ban circulating throughout the country. Many more local and foreign businessmen are also reported to be buying BDM from rural people, and many more are seeking BDM licenses…

15 farmers prepare for direct export

FIFTEEN farmers are closely working with the marketing unit, agriculture planning division of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MALS) to export their local produce overseas. Chief field officer Noel Roposi said, MALS had linked fifteen farmers with overseas interested buyers to kick off trading. “Since MAL put out this privilege, many farmers approached us…

Journos undergo business reporting training

A three-day media training organised by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has kicked off Monday in Suva, Fiji. The training brought together about ten business/economic reporters from around the region which included Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. A majority of the media personnel are from the various media outlets in Fiji.…