Fisheries long-line workshop

A NATIONAL long-line fisheries management workshop for Long-line Fishery Operators and stakeholders will commences in Honiara on Tuesday. The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) will be hosting the two-day workshop from  Tuesday 13th to Wednesday 14th September at the Heritage Park Hotel. According to the MFMR, the workshop aimed to provide an opportunity…

Worrying signs

THERE are troubling signs that service delivery by the Malaita province government for the final quarter of this year is likely to be hit hard due to lack of finance. This is because the four-quarter service grant of $3million to be paid by the national government for Malaita province will be used mainly to recover…

Workshop affirms DCCG’s commitment to stop corruption

The workshop this week on the National Anti-Corruption Strategy which draws participation from the Government, Civil Society, the Private Sector, Integrity Institutions and Development Partners is an affirmation of the Government’s commitment to fight corruption in the country. Since taking leadership in early 2015, Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has announced to the Nation that his…

Visitors arrival up18.4%

THE total international arrival of visitors for the second quarter of this year was 11, 546 which is an increase of 18.4 percent (%) compared to the first quarter of this year. This was revealed in a latest statistical Bulletin from the Solomon Islands National Statistics Office (SINSO) this week. Compared to the same quarter…