Global Money Week starts in West

A SERIES of events to celebrate 2017 Global Money Week started yesterday in Noro, Western Province. The event is organized by the Central Bank of Solomon Islands in collaboration with the National Fisheries Development Credit Union (NFDCUF) and SolTuna Trust Credit Union Fund (STCUF). A recent statement from CBSI said Global Money Week (GMW) is…

Benefits of teak tree

Teak is one of the popular trees planted in almost every corner of the country. It was said to be a highly commercial tree species. A report from the Ministry of Forest said teak was a species which was recommended for many situations in country. It was a timber which was highly regarded in the…

Briefing for seasonal workers

FORTY seasonal workers bound for New Zealand have received a pre-departure briefing in preparation for their work programmeunder the Recognized Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme. Officials from the Labour Mobility Unit (LMU) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, which oversees the New Zealand RSE Scheme and the Australia Seasonal Worker Program, conducted the…

CBSI to lead GMW event down West

THE Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) in collaboration with the National Fisheries Development Credit Union Fund (NFDCUF) and the SolTuna Trust Credit Union Fund (STCUF) will be hosting a series of events between 27 March – 2 April to celebrate the 2017 Global Money Week (GMW), in Western Province. A statement from the bank…

Delegations arriving for Pasifika in NZ

Auckland based Pacific Islands Trade & Invest has welcomed 25 small businesses arriving for Auckland’s Pasifika Festival on 25-26 March 2017. The full delegation of 25 companies from eight Pacific Islands countries is PT&I’s biggest delegation to attend and showcase their products at the Pasifika Festival under the PT&I Pacific Path to Market programme. The…

Smeltz wary of Krishna effect for Fiji

WELLINGTON, (NZN) – Fijian flyer Roy Krishna is a familiar but real danger, warns All Whites striker Shane Smeltz. Prolific Wellington Phoenix goalscorer Krishna will be firmly on New Zealand____s radar when the nations meet in twin World Cup qualifying games over the next week. Clubmate Smeltz knows better than anyone how Krishna____s pace and…

Pacific Community digitalizes education data collection in Kiribati

Tarawa, Kiribati – Kiribati Education Ministry officials have recently been trained by the Pacific Community (SPC) to use tablets for collecting data that would inform the education sector’s performance. SPC Education Management Information’s Systems Team Leader, Scott Pontifex explained that the officials and outer island representatives were trained to use the tablets for data collection…

Fiji soccer battle plan

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES)— Vodafone Fiji soccer coach Christopher Gamel says team organisation and the spirit of his players will be their shield against the All Whites in their World Cup qualifying match to be held at Lautoka____s Churchill Park this weekend. Gamel said he trusted his players even though they would have an uphill battle…

Play with pride, Chung urges PNG national team

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) – Papua New Guinea Football Association (PNGFA) president David Chung has urged the Kapuls to play with pride and the country at heart. Speaking to the players on Monday night, the PNGFA and Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) president thanked the players for their commitment in training and discipline while in camp,…