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…

Fiji has strong credentials to host Games

SUVA, (FIJI VILLAGE) — The Pacific Games Council says Fiji has strong credentials to host the Pacific Games following the Tongan government’s withdrawal from hosting it in 2019. Chief Executive Officer Andrew Minogue says there has been a lot of reports about some governments showing interest in hosting the 2019 Pacific Games but everything will…

China boosts Samoa’s Pacific Games bid

APIA,  (SAMOA OBSERVER) — China has signed over $1.8 billion Chinese Yuan (US$261.8 million) to the Samoan government for the maintenance of the Aquatic Centre and the Sports Complex. The deal was signed between China’s visiting Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Zheng Zeguang and Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi. Held at the Prime Minister’s conference…

Vasuni’s query clarified

The Ministry of Forestry and Research on Tuesday clarified concerns raised by Premier Patrick Vasuni to explain current operations of Tropical Resources Ltd on Gela Islands. In a statement yesterday the Forestry Ministry said procedures to acquire felling licenses are clear, and unless the Premier of Central Province overlooked the records and history of the…

More jobs created through tuna industry in PNG

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) – More jobs will be created in Papua New Guinea’s tuna industry following an instruction by the Prime Minister to review and ensure compliance with State Agreements for processors and fishing vessels in Papua New Guinea waters. Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has been briefed by Fisheries Minister, Mao Zeming MP, and…