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…

Sumitomo supports malaria fight

Sumitomo Metal Mining (SMM) Ltd on Tuesday donated 11,000 stop malaria posters to Honiara City Council (HCC) Malaria division. The donation was made possible through a request from JICA volunteer working with the Malaria division as part of fighting dengue, Malairia and Zika in Honiara. SMM Managing Director of Yoritoshi Ochi when handing over the…