Ninth Aust-SI business forum set

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Vanuatu resort uses solar energy

PORT VILA, (VANUATU DAILY POST) – Vanuatu’s favorite island resort, Iririki, is leading the way in the tourism sector to address the challenge of climate change by investing in renewable energy. The resort has decided to take responsibility for its energy consumption. Since two weeks ago it has been operating independently without reliance on UNELCO,…

Ghost gear wreaking havoc on our ocean

DISCARDED or abandoned fishing gear, also known as ghost gear, is responsible for at least one-tenth of all marine debris. It is four times more deadly to marine animal life than all other forms of marine debris combined, according to Pacific island leaders. Here at the UN Ocean Conference in New York, the Global Ghost…

Inaugural “Careers Market” 31 May

For the first time in Honiara, a Careers Market targeted at post-school students to discover employment, training and further education opportunities will be held at Woodford International School on 31 May 2017 from 10am-3pm.   Partnering with Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SICCI), Woodford will host this event to encourage links between businesses and…

Eagon boss ends tour here

THE founder, chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of the Eagon Group of companies has left the country yesterday after spending a week in the country as part of his annual visit to the country. Young-Ju Park was in the country since last Wednesday to visit the Eagon Pacific Plantation Limited____s (EPPL) operation at Arara…

East Malaita launches credit union scheme

People of East Malaita constituency has collectively endorsed the plan to establish a Constituency Credit Union scheme in the presence of their Member of Parliament Manasseh Maelanga at Faumamanu Market last Saturday. People voted in favour of the proposal when Hon. Maelanga put the question to them and pledged to inject $100,000.00 from the RDCF…

Kapuls name squad

PORT MORESBY,  (THE NATIONAL) — The PNG Kapuls have named a 24-man squad for the first of their home and away fixtures against the Solomon Islands. The first match will be played at the Lawson Tama Stadium in Honiara, Solomon Islands on June 9. The Melanesian countries will test their credibility as genuine contenders in…