Moves to resolve flight impasse

A government delegation will travel to Fiji to negotiate the long dispute between Fiji Airways and Solomon Airlines early next month. The impasse between both countries’ aviation authorities started in July, after Solomon Airlines refused to grant a request from the Fiji Airways for an extra Saturday flight beside its Tuesday schedule. As a result…

Youth for Change launching

The Solomon Islands Youth for Change Team will be launching the Youth Mainstreaming as National Goal Campaign today at Ashley Street, Point Cruz from 12:00-13:00pm. The event will also be promoting free and fair general election 2014, crime free general election 2014 and the launching of the Solomon Islands Youth for Change Team East Honiara…

SICCI facilitates business training

The Pacific Business Mentoring Programme (PBMP) trainers have returned to Honiara for a 4-days long training to existing and new clients. The training started on Monday at Heritage Park Hotel that saw 19 small and medium size businesses from the agriculture, tourism, professional services, events management, floral arts and manufacturing sectors undertaking this business training.…

Arupa airport to open on December

The Papua New Guinea Prime Minister ,Peter O’Neill,  will open the Arupa international airport in Bougainville in December. Regional events and protocol officer of Autonomous Bougainville Government (ABG), Joe Maineke confirmed this to the Solomon Star last Friday at Madang airport. He said the establishment of the airport will boost the tourism industry in Bougainville…