New fisheries centre to open soon

A FISHERY centre build at Tambea in Northwest Guadalcanal will be opened for use. This was confirmed by a contractor Richard Ubua who builds the centre. Speaking to the Solomon Star’s Northwest Guadalcanal stringer, John Toki, Mr Ubua said that the centre will be opened soon in three months time. He added this fisheries centre…

Pacific fisheries observers safety a concern: WWF

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) – Concerns have been raised that some countries have not yet implemented the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) requirements, imposed in 2016. This is to provide all regional observers with appropriate technology that will not only save lives but ultimately improve data they submit. The concern was raised by…

National tourism forum, Thursday

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Rota tanks meet international quality standard

ROTA tanks, manufactured locally by Rotomould (Solomons) Ltd, are the first and only water tanks in the Solomon Islands to be certified to international quality standards – the ISO Type 5: AS/NZS 4766 standards. In a statement on Tuesday Rotomould Group of Companies Managing Director, Prakash Chand said the company has always been absolutely committed…

World Cup giants ready for opener

OFC: Papua New Guinea made their FIFA U-20 World Cup debut in 2016 and they’re hungry for another taste of the world stage, but with defending regional champions New Zealand first up at the OFC U-19 Women’s Championship tomorrow they’ll have their work cut out for them. Leading a side bursting with talent and experience,…

Games Council sues Tongan government

NUKU____ALOFA,  (RNZI) – The Pacific Games Council has begun legal proceedings against the Tonga government, following its decision to pull the plug on hosting the 2019 Games. The Council confirmed yesterday it would formally terminate the host agreement with Tonga for the 2019 Pacific Games, after the deadline passed for the government to recommit its…

Piggery farmers undergo management training

Taiwan Technical Mission (TTM) has conducted a pig management training to local farmers recently. A statement from TTM said the training has improved the farmers’ knowledge in the area of hog feeding and how to address parasitic diseases of pig. At the workshop, TTM Livestock specialist, Pedro He highlighted some of the parasitic diseases of…