Regional stakeholders meet to help shape Markets for Change project

Stakeholders representing marketplaces across Melanesia have found that despite differences they also experience many of the same challenges. Last week they met to share solutions to those challenges and make their markets safer, more inclusive and non-discriminatory. Among those at the UN Women, Markets for Change (M4C) regional stakeholder roundtable were representatives from Honiara Central…

Remembrance Day held

The Australian, New Zealand and British High Commissioners laid wreaths  at the ‘Pride of Our Nation’ monument at the Commonwealth Street, Point Cruz to mark Remembrance Day yesterday.  US Consular Agent Keithie Saunders laid a wreath in honour of Veterans Day. Remembrance Day is each 11 November in Commonwealth member states.  On 11 November 1918,…

Fish vendors overcharge

A GOOD number of fish vendors at the Honiara Central Market have reportedly overcharged their customers by adjusting the scales they used to weigh fresh fish. A fish vendor who normally sells fresh fish but wants to remain anonymous claimed more than ten fish vendors have been doing this for sometimes now and are cheating…