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Sisilo backs Kiribati’s vice-president

Lead spokesperson for the forum island countries (FICs) on PACER-Plus Robert Sisilo, has backed the vice-president of the Republic of Kiribati, when she told forum trade ministers meeting in Tarawa last week that PACER-Plus holds much promise for the FICs and they should ensure that the agreement lives up to it’s ideals.

2017 target date for digital T.V

Television in Samoa could be going digital by 2017.

Air New Zealand buys 13 new Airbus A320s

Air New Zealand has signed a deal to purchase 13 next generation Airbus A320s in a move that will cut its fuel use by up to 15 per cent on its trans-Tasman and Pacific Islands flights.

Samoa Trade with Tonga talked up

Samoa and Tonga are looking at forging closer economic ties with a delegation from the Kingdom in country to hash out details for a bilateral free trade agreement.

PacerPlus trade deal still relevant for the Pacific - Mason

Negotiations for the long running PACERPLUS agreement may be concluded by the end of the year.

Paralympics athlete sets focus on debut

Solomon Islands only athlete to represent the people with disability at the coming Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 is looking forward to making her first ever appearance.

U19 basketball training squads named

The Solomon Islands basketball federation (SIBF) has revealed the names of 33 young basketball players enlisted for the U19 training squad for the upcoming Oceania basketball championship.

Credit Corporation supports school rugby

As its ongoing support and commitment toward the development of sports in the country, Credit Corporation (SI) Ltd has once again stepped in to support the code of rugby union and is the 2014 major sponsor of the Honiara high schools rugby 15-a-side competition.

38 Taekwondo students graded

The Focus Taekwondo club has successfully held the first grading for its student for this year over the weekend.

Avaiki calls

The Avaiki rugby club is appealing to all members both old and new to take the first step of preparing for this year’s rugby league by attending their first meeting scheduled to take place today.