Coronavirus could affect tourism sector

SOLOMON Islands tourism sector will be certainly hit hard if the coronavirus (2019-nCov) crisis continues. “It will cause unprecedented damage to tourism businesses,” says Tourism Solomon Islands Chief Executive Officer Josefa Tuamoto. Speaking to this paper, Mr. Tuamoto said for the Solomon Islands the situation is very fluid at the moment. When asked if they…

Eatery owners urged to train their guards

OWNERS and management of hotels, restaurants, and eateries in Honiara are called upon to train their security guards to be sensitive to different groups of people especially Solomon Islands women and men who visit their establishments to meet or eat. The call comes from the Women’s Rights Action Movement or WRAM which had been approached…

WOMEN MARK BIG DAY HERE

International Women’s Day (IWD) 2020 was successfully celebrated in Honiara at the HCC area, Monday.  It originally falls on Sunday 8th March 2020 but was moved to be celebrated on Monday. International Women’s Day is an event celebrated worldwide. This is an opportunity for women to come together and be recognized, to highlight their positive…

Call for logging company to halt operation

A CHIEF from Pawo Village in Malango, Central Guadalcanal has called on responsible authorities to advise Galego Resource Limited, a logging company operating at upstream Lungga River to halt its operation. Chief William Honi told this paper that the company has been operating without the consent of the communities of Malango ward especially the Betiloga…

New airbus in operation

Following the arrival of the Solomon Airlines’ new Airbus A320 at the Honiara International airport over the weekend, the aircraft dubbed ‘Spirit of Solomon’ is now into full service. On Saturday it left Brisbane, Australia at 9am, transiting through Munda in Western Province before heading to Honiara. Upon its arrival in Munda, reports reaching the…

WORRY OVER DELAY

One Link Members vexed over continuous delay By GEORGE GWAMANI SERIOUS concerns and worrying responses have been received by many members of the money-making scheme ‘One Link’ after they have not been paid by their mentors since November and December 2019. Most of them ended up confronting their mentors with frustration because of the delay…