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Scientists: Pacific big eye tuna population in steep decline

SCIENTISTS have released new assessments of tuna populations in the western and central Pacific Ocean, and the results include several troubling developments for the world’s largest tuna fishing grounds.

PNA hailed for tuna efforts

PEW, Greenpeace and World Wide Fund (WWF) have congratulated the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) for their increased commitments to the sustainable management of their tuna fisheries.

PNA chief says killings on high seas a 'tragedy'

THE head of one of the region's key fishing agencies, the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA), says he has witnessed clashes at sea over fishing but nothing as tragic as the killing of several men on the high seas, portrayed in a Youtube video Monday.

Minister urges landowners to sort out Gwaunaru’s airport issue

GWAUNARU’U airport has been closed for quiet sometime now and efficient air transport to Auki has been paralysed affecting the traveling mass.

MSG meets to boost trade

Members of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) are meeting this week at the South Pacific Community Headquarters in Noumea, New Caledonia to discuss trade and economic issues and initiatives that will boost trade relations between Melanesian countries under the newly revised MSG Trade Agreement to be finalized in 2015.

Local pays off MV Kosco

LOCAL businessman and former board member of the Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) Mockson Aaron is now the sole owner of MV Kosco.

Australian investment in Fiji up 559 per cent

FIJI SUN: Australian investment in Fiji in 2013 increased by a whopping 559 per cent when compared with 2012.

Mining giant reviews Bougainville stake

Mining giant Rio Tinto is considering the future of its key stake in a company that has lost the right to mine in Bougainville.

Types of leadership

THERE are at least four kinds of leadership. They are leadership by instruction, leadership by initiative, leadership by sacrifice and leadership by compromise.

Police for youth market

Dear Editor – Firstly I want to thank and congratulate the Youth at Work, SPC’s hardworking team, for their tireless work in putting on a successful event for the Youths of Solomon Islands.