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Fiji Airways uses iPad in B737 business class entertainment

NADI, (FIJI AIRWAYS) --- Fiji Airways yesterday announced that all business class passengers travelling on flights operated by its B737 fleet will be offered iPads for in-flight entertainment (IFE) with pre-loaded movies, TV shows and music.

CBSI: Growth consistent with recovery

The country’s current economic growth has been consistent with the progress of its recovery, according to Central Bank of Solomon Islands’(CBSI latest monetary policy.

SIPA to impose rates on seafront owners

Property owners along Honiara’s coastline will soon pay rates to the Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA).

Taiwan faces EU sanctions over illegal fishing in Pacific

A European warning to Taiwan for failing to manage its fleet’s fishing activities in the Pacific and other oceans and curb illegal fishing is a welcome step forward in the protection of fish stocks plundered by distant water fishing fleet, including Taiwanese fishing vessels, Greenpeace says.

UN told to act on Climate Change

Islands States from the Pacific and Caribbean took to the podium of the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, to call for urgent action on climate change, with one leader warning that their people and culture face “potential genocide” from rising seas.

AWPA condemns Papua shooting

The Australia West Papua Association (AWPA) condemns the shooting of two high school students in Timika on Monday the 28 September by the Indonesian security forces.

NZ television crew features West Papua

Māori Television’s Native Affairs story on West Papua was the first New Zealand television crew allowed into the Indonesian-ruled Melanesian region in 50 years.

EU lifts yellow card on PNG

The European Commission has  confirmed its zero tolerance policy against illegal fishing worldwide by warning the Comoros and Taiwan that they risk being identified as uncooperative countriesin the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

CBSI declares monetary policy stance

THE GOVERNOR of Central Bank Denton Rarawa says CBSI monetary policy stance for the next six months will remain accommodative as recent economic developments and near term macro projections remain favourable for supporting growth.

ANZ announces new brand campaign here

ANZ last week announced a new direction for its advertising in Solomon Islands connected to the bank’s global brand campaign launched in May this year.