KOICA funded SINU Fishery Complex on Progress

Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) funded fishery studies complex for Solomon Islands National University is progressing well. This was revealed during a project site visit made on August 30th by KOICA and SINU Representatives.   Hatanga Group, the project contractor has completed the foundation work. Project Manager Mr. Andrew Fraser said experts from Honiara City Council…

Gizo residents lauds Consumer Affairs, GTC

RESIDENTS of Gizo, the provincial capital of the Western Province have commended the great work done by the Consumer Affairs team within the Ministry of Commerce and the Gizo Town Council for confiscating the huge haul of expired goods last week. Reports reaching the Solomon Star said that last Wednesday, officers from both the Consumer…

New rice here

ABOUT 2,490 bags of ten kilogram rice have been arrived in the country. They are being imported by Indigenous Chamber of Commerce Trade and Industries of Solomon Islands (ICCTISI) from Vietnam. It cost ICCTISI about $345,500 to purchase the long grain rice. The bags of rice have been unloaded from two containers yesterday and ready…

Copra boost

High production of copra recorded THE country’s copra industry has experienced a major boost in terms of its production, from October 2015 through to the current, a latest revelations has exposed. This is recorded from the farmers’ platform through to the export market over the past months. In an interview with a General Manager from…

Insurance law under review

THE Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) in partnership with the UNCDF/UNDP Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) is undertaking a comprehensive review of the current Insurance legislation in the country. A statement from CBSI said the objective of this review exercise is to draft a new Insurance Act that will bring Solomon Islands up to…