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Mayor’s call to China United

The Honiara City Mayor Alfrence Fatai has called for the failed Sol-Plaza contractor China United to cooperate with the work of the Town & Country Planning Board.

Local products highlighted at expo

LOCAL products are being highlighted and displayed by members of the Solomon Islands of Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG) at the  Digicel PNG women in business expo and has attracted a lot of attention.

Vanuatu’s PM breaks silence over West Papua

PACIFIC SCOOP - Vanuatu’s Prime Minister, Sato Kilman, has spoken for the first time since being voted back into office three weeks ago and the vote by the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Leaders Summit on the West Papuan application for membership at their meeting in Honiara, Solomon Islands, nearly two weeks ago.

Dorcas congress set to kick start in Malaita

CLOSE to two thousand dorcas ladies and Adventist men from the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church throughout the country will attend a weeklong Dorcas congress in Afutara, West Kwaio, Malaita Province this week.

Airlines partners with Booking.com

Solomon Airlines has partnered with Booking.com to enable the airline’s passengers the opportunity to directly book their Solomon Islands accommodation at the same time as booking their flights via the www.flysolomons.com website.

Submarine Cable project progresses

Chief Executive Officer of Solomon Oceanic Cable Company (SOCC) Robin Russell says that the tender for the main supply of the submarine cable contract will closes on the 17th of July, 2015, which is a first step towards implementation.

Its 10 percent interest

A crediting rate of 10 percent totaling SBD$187.5 million will be added to all NPF contribution balances.

Tuvalu hosts 11th FFC Ministerial

FUNAFUTI, (FFA) - Pacific ministers for Fisheries from all corners of the region arrived in Tuvalu’s capital Funafuti on the weekend to join local communities for a traditional Sunday to’onai feast. The family-style feast, hosted by Tuvalu’s Minister for Fisheries, Elisala Pita has set the tone for a similarly rich discussion at the 11th Fisheries Ministerial, from 30th June to 1 July.

Tourism group cleans up medical ward

VARIOUS departments within the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) including Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau (SIVB) have conducted a major clean-up effort at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) medical ward on Friday.

SIVB organises service tourism awareness

SOLOMON Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) has organised a one day Service Tourism Awareness Workshop (STAW) for the entire Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) departments on Friday.