Unlimited Voice bundles launched

BMOBILE/Vodafone has launched a special which comes with bundles of free calls, SMS text and Data voice. The new promotion was launched on Monday. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Nail Downey said, this new special gives customers five days of unlimited domestic calls to both Bmobile/Vodafone and Breeze network. “It will also give you 40MB of…

REP hands over new trucks to HCC

The Rapid Employment Project (REP) handed over two brand new trucks to the Honiara City Council (HCC) at the Hyundai compound at Ranadi on Thursday. The two trucks were paid for by the REP, using grant funds made available by the World Bank, which cost around SBD $718,000. Manufactured by Hyundai of South Korea, the…

Mining firm vows more school support

Axiom Mining has pledged to continue providing assistance to schools within the vicinity of its operation in West Guadalcanal. Speaking at Lambi Community High School’s 2014 Graduation and Prize-giving ceremony in West Guadalcanal yesterday, An Axiom representative said the school assistance initiative is founded on the company’s recognition of the importance of education and the…

Retire your acquittal says MCT

THE GOVERNMENT through the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) yesterday reminded tourism recipients in Central Island, Malaita, Renbel and Guadalcanal provinces to provide acquittal reports of how they have spent their tourism funding to the Ministry. Senior Tourism Officer responsible of these provinces Hudson Kaefia highlighted this when Green Tourism Solomon Island Ltd submitted…

NEC wins Telekom contract

NEC Australia is set to deploy microwave radio technology in three of the largest provinces of the Solomon Islands to boost mobile and fixed line broadband capacity. Solomon Telekom has selected NEC Australia’s iPasolink IP microwave transmission technology as the core of a major network upgrade that will support over 100 base stations here and…

Talks over Gold Ridge held

SENIOR representatives from Gold Ridge Mining Limited (GRML) had constructive discussions with senior representatives of the Solomon Islands Government and its advisors recently. This is to further consider the proposed transfer of Gold Ridge mine to the Solomon Islands Government announced by Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo, in August 2014, and to agree remedial action…

Green Tourism completes tourism training in Taro

A HIGH Impact Tourism Training (HITT) for women and girls was successfully held at Taro, Choiseul Province last week. Fifty-six participants (50 women and girls, and 6 men) attended the three-day training workshop. They came from Taro, Supizae, Polo, Rabakela, Sirovanga, Poroporo, Barabarakakasa, Vurango, Moli, Luimuni, Koloni, Gazakeo villages. Apart from Choiseul, a group of…

HCC assures Japan of retirement

THE Honiara City Council City Clerk (HCC) on Tuesday assured the Japanese government that it will spend the SBD $635,392.68 accountably and have it retired properly.  Charles Kelly Honiara City Clerk said this after the Japanese government handed over a funding support for the construction of a new Ranadi landfill administration and training centre. Construction…

Tourism operators in consultation

About twelve tourism operators in Malaita province attended a consultation meeting for the development of a five year Solomon Islands National Development plan last week. The consultation was held at the Rarasu Restaurant in Auki. The consultation meeting was funded by visitors’ Bureau and conducted by a local consultant in Malaita Province, Andrew Nihopara. The…