New ship for East Kwaio

East Kwaio took delivery of a new landing craft yesterday in Honiara. This was revealed by a constituency officer to the paper. This is part of an effort by the Member of Parliament (MP) for East Kwaio Stanley Sofu in fulfilling the dreams of the people in his constituency, who have longed to have a…

Urban initiatives highlighted

THE country’s urban development initiatives have been emphasized by the Minister for Lands, Housing & Survey Hon. Moses Garu, Monday. Garu was speaking at the opening of the three days Solomon Islands National Urban Conference (SINUC) which will end today in Honiara. “My Ministry is fortune to have a number of initiatives tackling the cross…

S&P: Brexit effect limited

Suva (Fiji Times) – IN the near term, the direct real impact on Asia-Pacific economies from Brexit is likely to be limited since the relevant linkages are weak. This was revealed by Standards and Poor’s Credit Rating Services in a report on Brexit Impact on Asia-Pacific, including Fiji, is largely credit neutral. Brexit is the…

Fiji sugar exports go on

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – Fiji will continue to export sugar to the UK and EU despite Britain leaving the EU, which could have implications on the sugar market generally. Reserve Bank of Fiji governor Barry Whiteside said the central bank’s stand was that “our sugar will not be affected by United Kingdom’s unprecedented decision via…

Maepio assures people, province

Western provincial Deputy Premier Wayne Maepio says that there are proper channels that can be and should be taken when there are complaints against the government. In an interview he explained that the provincial government is the overall mother body looking after everyone including the provincial executives and any complaints can be channelled through the…