Shipping companies warned

Central Island provincial government has warned shipping companies operating in the province without settling their business license fees to settle them with the province or face justice.  Acting provincial secretary Hendry Limbo told Solomon Star yesterday said the province is taking tough action against shipping operators which operates services to the province without paying up…

Aust magazine team here

The Australian Get Lost Magazine officials are in the country to promote Solomon Islands products through their internationals magazines. The officials arrived in the country last week and are currently staying at Papatura Island Retreat Resort in Isabel. They will then travel over to Gizo via Arnavons on a  later date. A statement received by…

Pacific a unique selling point

Pacific businesses have been told their products need to be marketed well in New Zealand and communicate their unique difference. The Pacific Wave Conference was held in Auckland on Tuesday aiming at boosting export growth among Pacific businesses.  Contributors such as award-winning chef and author Robert Oliver, says the time is right as tourists and…

Pacific-EU Business Forum in Port Vila

The European Union has identified three focal areas for its partnership with the private sector in the Pacific for the next six years. Among these are the regional economic integration, sustainable management of natural resources and the environment and providing an investment facility to provide an enabling environment for investment mostly in the infrastructure development…

PM commends NZ Gov’t

The Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo has commended the New Zealand (NZ) government for its prompt positive response for the provision of the new Bailey bridge to replace the old Mataniko bridge. He was speaking during the official opening of the new Bailey bridge on Friday. PM Lilo said that the government of Solomon Islands…

SIG – World Bank consult on workforce development

The ministry of development planning & aid coordination and the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) are hosting meetings this week to discuss the findings of an assessment identifying the strengths and priorities of Solomon Islands’ workforce development system. The assessment looked at the strengths and priorities for turning education into employment, and…

KidsGame event ends

THE two-week KidsGames that featured sports and biblical activities ended successfully on Monday in Honiara. The event was organised to give school-aged children currently on holiday a space to interact and share in sports and learn biblical lessons. Solomon Islands Scripture Union organised the event, the first of which started last year. The programme involves…