MSG meets to boost trade

Members of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) are meeting this week at the South Pacific Community Headquarters in Noumea, New Caledonia to discuss trade and economic issues and initiatives that will boost trade relations between Melanesian countries under the newly revised MSG Trade Agreement to be finalized in 2015. The MSG series of meetings started…

Local pays off MV Kosco

LOCAL businessman and former board member of the Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) Mockson Aaron is now the sole owner of MV Kosco. Mr Aaron paid off MV Kosco with $5.5M from its previous owners. Mr Aaron, who operates the Gizo Water Front Restaurant, said he decided to buy the boat because of the travelling…

Praise for reconciliation ceremony

A PROMINENT leader of South Guadalcanal has hailed a reconciliation ceremony conducted for five communities in the area last week. Francis Para, who is also a board member of Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB), thanked the five communities in South Guadalcanal namely Chakudale, Vatughola, Puisugho, Vetabao and Chiba,for participating in the ceremony. The ceremony was…