Tourism forum set

MINISTRY for Culture and Tourism (MCT) together with the Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) will host a National Tourism Forum (NTF) in Honiara on September 25. The aim of the forum is to review some of the resolutions passed in 2014 forum as well as discuss and agree on a way forward for the industry.…

Mono’s agro-forestry story

LANDOWNERS of Mono in the Shortland islands, Western province have engaged in the agro-forestry over the past eight (8) months thanks to Tri-Jam and Solomon Resources Management. Unlike normal logging practices, these two companies have engaged local land owning tribes to venture into some forms of development programs as required by the clause in the…

PM stands by West Papua

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare will not be intimidated by Indonesia or other countries in the Pacific Islands Forum in its push for West Papua. And Mr Sogavare is willing to take it to the next level, to demand global action through its membership of the United Nations in New York. Speaking to journalists in Port…