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Ready to resume Nadi service Repatriation flight from Fiji confirmed Solomon Airlines has welcomed the announcement of Pacific neighbour Fiji’s international border reopening, confirming Solomon Islands national carrier is also ready to increase scheduled international flying, when the time is right. In a statement Tuesday, the national flag carrier said after Fiji reached its milestone…

Training to boost pig production in Northwest Guadalcanal held

Northwest Guadalcanal is anticipating an increase in pig production activity after the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) through its Livestock Department conducted a three-day piggery training aimed at enhancing pig farmers capacity in the area last week. Deputy Director of Livestock Hearley Atupule and his officers facilitated the training that ran from 6th-8th October…

Rice shortage hits Gizo

WESTERN Provincial capital Gizo is experiencing rice shortage with most of the shops running out of stock. Over the past days people from the neighboring islands traveling over to do their normal daily shopping have been denied the opportunity to buy a bag of rice at most of the shops in Gizo. The shortage of…

SICCI lauds SINPF’s 6% crediting rate

THE Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI), on behalf of its members of the business community wishes to acknowledge and congratulate the Board, Management and staff of Solomon Islands National Provident Fund (SINPF) for its prudent management of members’ fund despite the difficult times faced due to the global pandemic. SICCI, as the…

HCC waste management is improving

HONIARA City Council (HCC) Director Waste Management and Control Division George Bogese assured the city dwellers that their waste management capacity is improving and want cooperation from the Honiara residents. Speaking exclusively to the Sunday Star, Friday, Bogese acknowledges that the improvement of the waste management in the city would not eventuate without the help…

SI ready to graduate

The Solomon Islands is in its transition phase of graduating from the Least Developing Countries category and is scheduled to graduate by 2024. That’s according to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare during his remarks at the 76th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session on the weekend. “Solomon Islands is in its transition phase of graduating from…

IT’S 6%

SINPF pays its members 6% crediting rate for 2020-2021 financial year   PRIME Minister and Supervising Minister for the Ministry of Finance & Treasury (MoFT), Manasseh Sogavare has announced a 6% crediting rate to Solomon Islands National Provident Fund (SINPF) members for the last 12 months, ending June 30 2021. “Ladies and gentlemen, members of…

SICCI, Facebook partnership

The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) become the first Chamber of Commerce in the Pacific to establish a Partnership with Facebook that provided a training opportunity for local businesses to engage in an exciting session directly with of one the world’s most popular social media platform. The ‘Boost with Facebook’ workshop saw…