Pasifiki Services to launch website

PASIFIKI Services Ltd will launch its new look website today. After months of working on the website and tests, the company has decided to officially launch the website at ceremony at the Rock Haven Inn. The website will aid people who are looking for jobs and businesses that are looking to recruit skilled human resources…

CBSI issues new monetary policy stance

FOLLOWING a Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) Board of Directors meeting on Wednesday, the Governor and Chairman of the Board, Denton Rarawa announced that the CBSI monetary policy stance for the next 6 months will remain accommodative but with a particular bias towards addressing the excess liquidity in the banking system. A statement from…

Top Australian film crew coming

Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau(SIVB)  and Solomon Airlines have combined resources to host a major Australian travel film crew on an 11-day shoot in the country. A joint statement said, the visit by Channel Seven Australia’s ‘The Travel Bug’ is part of a major thrust aimed at showcasing the many and varied attractions the Solomon Islands…

Telekom completes new tower in Noro

MOBILE services in Noro, Western Province is expected to be restored soon after a new tower was constructed. For several weeks, network coverage within the township including cannery has been disrupted which also affected business houses. Just this week Our Telekom has successfully completed the tower that should enable network coverage in Noro in the…

Australia marketing group here to promote SI

ONE OF AUSTRALIA’s largest marketing corporate company Ignite Travel Group (ITG) arrived in Honiara on Wednesday for a four days visit. The Group is an innovative and dynamic multi-channelled tourism marketing company that creates unique travel experiences and distribution opportunities. ITG has  incorporated its patented travel based promotions division at RewardsCorp and  Australia’s leading travel…

‘Upgrade domestic airports to accommodate Dash-8’

SOLOMON Airlines Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has urged responsible authorities to upgrade most airports around the country inorder to accommodate Dash-8 aircraft given the scattering islands. Speaking before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) recently Ron Sumsum said, the country is amongst regional countries which has the largest number of domestic airports which are scattered over…

Cruise boat coming with 2000 visitors

A CRUISE boat carrying 2000 visitors from Australia will make a stop-over in Honiara next week. Sun Prince will be berthing at the main Point Cruz wharf for a day on Friday 24th April. Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau (SIVB) senior marketing officer Ellison Kere said, the tourists will spend around 8 hours during the day…

SI to join China outbound tourism travel market

SOLOMON Islands is joining the South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) at the China Outbound Travel & Tourism Market (COTTM) this week. The Solomon Islands, Samoa and a private sector operator (The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort) from Tahiti is attending the three-day event at the China Outbound Tourism and Travel Market in Beijing. A statement…

Our economy to grow

The Solomon Islands economy is projected to grow by 3.5 percent over the medium term. That’s according to the East Asia Pacific Economic Update released by the World Bank on Monday. The report highlighted that direct investment, the resumption of mining activities investments in fishing processing plants and information technology will boost growth for the…