Fuel shortage hits Gizo

WESTERN Provincial capital of Gizo is facing fuel shortage especially petrol since last week forcing many villagers to cut back on their traveling plans. As a result many outboard motor (OBM) and vehicle owners are faced with the difficult situation of accessing fuel in Gizo to move around by sea and land. In Gizo most…

FARMERS CELEBRATE CEMA “RENAMING AND BRANDING”

Copra and cocoa farmers, buyers and exporters have celebrated the “renaming and branding” of the former Commodities Export Marketing Authority (CEMA) in Honiara Wednesday this week which signals increased optimism for the future of the industry. The renaming of CEMA to “Solomon Commodities” with the brand “Solomon Is. Organic” was launched by Prime Minister Manasseh…

Solomon Water opens office in East Honiara  

“𝘐𝘮𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘷𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘝𝘢𝘭𝘶𝘦, 𝘐𝘮𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘷𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘴𝘦𝘳𝘷𝘪𝘤𝘦𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘐𝘮𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘷𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘧𝘶𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘦” SOLOMON Water has opened its second Cashier and Customer Care Centre at Panatina Plaza today.  A statement from the authority said this was to fulfil the demand for customer support in addition to the current BJS Cashier and Customer Care Centre at Point Cruz.  The statement…

Major Road Contracting Agreement Signed 

The Minister of National Planning and Development Coordinate and Supervising Minister of  Finance and Treasury, Hon. Rex Ramofafia, formally concluded the contracting agreement process with the international contractor, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation or  CCECC, today, 31st May, 2022, to commence the construction of major road work in Honiara and  Guadalcanal.   An international tender process…

Airlines welcome reopening of borders

Solomon Airlines has welcomed the announcement by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare confirming the full reopening of Solomon Islands’ international borders, commencing on 1 July 2022. The airline said the opening of borders and easing of travel restrictions including the ending of domestic travel restrictions over the weekend, are positive steps that will allow Solomon Airlines…