Isabel serious in developing tourism

THE Isabel Provincial government has registered its seriousness in venturing into the tourism industry of the province in full swing. This was highlighted by the Premier James Habu during the 8th Premiers Conference in Honiara last week. In the Provincial Government Policy statement as highlighted in the premier’s presentation, “Isabel province has a sustainable tourism…

Herds of cattle distributed

Tenavatu cattle farm has lived up to its expectation which saw the first distribution of cattle to local farmers on Monday.  Director of Livestock and Veterinary Services Rarney Keqa said the primary purpose of the Tenavatu cattle farm is to breed cattle and then distribute them to small local holders in the country and the…

South Pacific Cruise Forum

The first South Pacific Cruise Forum will take place in Papeete on Tahiti in French Polynesia Oct. 16 and 17, 2015. The event is organized by the South Pacific Cruise Alliance (SPCA), which includes American Samoa, Cook Islands, Fiji, the Kingdom of Tonga, New Caledonia, Pitcairn Islands, Samoa and the Islands of Tahiti. The conferences…

Miss Solomon Islands pageant launched

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Parliament meets this week

Parliament will convene for its third meeting this Thursday. This is the 3rd meeting of the tenth Parliament. National Parliament of Solomon Islands has confirmed the meeting date after receiving a copy of the notice to the Governor General from the Prime Ministers Office. In its previous meeting in April, Parliament has passed 2 Bills.…

Malaita next Premiers meet host

MALAITA Province will host the next Premiers conference in 2017. Malaita Premier, Peter Channel Ramohia said the province welcomes the announcement and is very pleased and enthusiastic to host the prestigious conference. “All other provinces have had their turn and we are so grateful for the co-hosts of the recent premier’s conference, Honiara City Council…

Cemetery to be fenced

HONIARA City Council will be constructing a security fence around the land boundary of Kola Ridge national cemetery. Clerk to Honiara City council, Charles Kelly said, the plan to erect security fencing around the cemetery compound had been on the council’s drawing board for some time. He said, construction will start when money is available…