TOURISM COMPANY BOOSTED

Local tourism company, Solomon Host’s operational capacity is being boosted with the opening of its new training room last week. The room which can accommodate more than 20 people at one time has become the new pride of the local firm as for the first time training can be made available to the general public.…

New tower for Tetepare next month

The Tetepare conservation island in the Western province will join the rest of the world through internet and mobile services once Our Telekom sets up a mobile tower there next month. Allan Tipet Bero,Tetepare development  programme coordinator told the Solomon Star yesterday that Our Telekom had approved their application. This means a tower will be…

Mobile banking can boost Savings Clubs

New forms of electronic and mobile phone banking recently introduced in the country can definitely boost and improve the basic services provided by rural savings clubs. This was the message highlighted to participants during the four day savings club workshop co-hosted last week by the Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) and the Pacific Financial…

Ringi community happy with new wharf

The construction of a new wharf at Ringgi, South Kolombangara in the Western province had received positive response and wide support from Ringi and the surrounding communities. Ringgi resident Derol Sikua told the Solomon Star yesterday expressing the excitement the community of Ringgi is going through. Mr Sikua said for so long people in that…

A step forward for Green Tourism

With the signing of the consent agreement this week between the eco-tourism operators at Roderick Bay in West Big Gela, Central province and Green Tourism Solomon Islands Ltd the development of the proposed holiday package for Tapuipui, Saurangi, and Roderick Bay is well underway. A statement from Green Tourism said under the consent agreement, the…