Bee training in N/Malaita

LOCAL honey bee farmers in North Malaita, Malaita province are being equipped with honey bee farming skills. This was after the director of Temoana Honey Cope Company in Burnscreek area in east Honiara visited the farmers to train them. John Andrew Kiri from North Malaita was quoted as saying the training has already covered three…

PM tells of new plan

We will tackle investment bottleneck AS the nation awaits the 2015 national budget to be handed down later this week, the Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) Government is moving to tackle the bottleneck in new investments. This will be done through the creation of free economic zones in strategic areas around the country, Prime Minister…

Beche-de-mer harvesting period extended

GOVERNMENT through the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) has extended the harvesting period for sea cucumber (bech-de-mer) for the month of April. Minister of Fisheries and Marines Resources John Maneniaru announced this early this week. In a statement, the Ministry informed the general public, resources owners, licensed exporters of beche-der-mer, and sea cucumber…

Land at April Hill

About 300 plots of land are available at the April Hill in East Honiara. This was revealed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Survey Stanley Wale yesterday when appearing before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). He said, the new area is already being occupied by victims and survivors of the…

Lands board hailed

THE establishment of the lands board within the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Survey has been described as a wise move which sets the work within the Ministry in order.  Permanent Secretary of the Ministry was speaking before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) yesterday when he highlighted this. He said, under the new act the…