Asian market vital for SI

The Solomon Islands needs to take full advantage of the growing Asian market as it seeks to expand its economic base. A recent report released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has shown that there is rising demand in Asia for goods originating from the Pacific. “There has been a huge expansion, especially in primary…

Tanakuku cannot host students: Parent

STUDENT’s intakes for form one at Tanakuku community high school in northwest Guale have raised concerns over the school’s incapability to hot secondary students. Students and parents say the school enrolled 50 students for form one this year, but it has no buildings prepared for the students. Peter Chikai said most of the students’ needs…

Gizo steps up fight to keep out giant snail

MINISTER of Agriculture in the Western Provincial government Wayne Maepio supports the initiative of the Bio-security Division of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock to step up the fight to reduce and eradicate the African Giant Snail. Mr Maepio made the comments during a meeting in Gizo last week. Supporting the sentiments, Gizo quarantine officer…

‘Stop the disunity, walk the talk’

A CONCERN man in Auki town is calling on the newly formed Malaita executive to put out their differences and worked together for the betterment of the province. Robert Unu said there is not time for unnecessary disagreements. “Members of the executive should work together and stop their disagreements. That is just one post, teamwork…

SIWIBA gears up for anniversary

The Solomon Islands Woman In Business Association (SIWIBA) group, is looking gearing up for SIWIBA’s 10th Anniversary celebration at the end of this month. SIWIBA Coordinator Nina Tuhaika the event is held to commemorate the hardship and achievements members of the group had been through in their struggle to fulfil the aims and objectives of…