US$15m boost for agriculture

All it takes will be for some Chinese business to set up a large commercial piggery, cattle farm, cocoa and other root crop farms to kill off any attempt to promote increase of production through small holders. The Government should protect Solomon Islander farmers now by encouraging the establishment of national corporations for piggery, cattle…

Denial of arms shipment

Dear Editor – The denial by the Commissioner of Police of the arms shipment is the most damaging and dangerous statement made by the Commissioner of Police, when Solomon Star in its investigation revealed sufficient evidence of the alleged consignment having reached Solomon Islands. The investigation by Solomon Star has not only revealed details of…

International forest day celebration

Statement By Dr VAENO VIGULU PERMANENT SECRETARY MINISTRY OF FORESTRY AND RESEARCH Today, marks one of those very important days when the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed in 2012, that on every 21st March the International Day of Forests (IDF) shall be commemorated around the world annually. This is in recognition of forest’s pivotal role…