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  • 18
  • Jul

LACK of sun during wet weather can also interfere with the communication network in parts of the country because some of the mobile towers are solar powered.

  • 18
  • Jul

Global AIDS-related deaths and new HIV infections have fallen by more than a third in a decade, the United Nations says as it voiced hope of wiping out the killer disease.

  • 18
  • Jul

The World Bank Group yesterday launched a new program which will help developing countries reduce costs and improve speed and efficiency of trade at their borders by simplifying their customs procedures.

  • 18
  • Jul

 Following the number of enquiries being received at the Solomon Islands chamber of commerce and industry (SICCI) office concerning awards and award categories, the chamber has came out to inform the nine awards on offer.

  • 16
  • Jul

The Forum Disability Officials meeting commenced on Tuesday at the Tanoa International Hotel, Nadi where senior officials of government ministries responsible for disability issues are convening to dialogue on various issues related to disability inclusive development in the Pacific region.

  • 16
  • Jul

SAMSUNG Electronics Co. said it has suspended business ties with a Chinese supplier that allegedly hired children.

  • 16
  • Jul

AROUND 280 Australians are diagnosed with diabetes every day.

  • 16
  • Jul

Qantas has again dropped out of the world's top 10 airlines, while Cathay Pacific has been named the world's best carrier in the annual World Airline Awards.

  • 16
  • Jul

The National Provident Fund (NFP) has been urged to introduce electronic prints on the cards of its members.

  • 16
  • Jul

ANZ has won the global award for Best Digital Channels Strategy under the prestigious 2014 Retail Banker International Awards in recognition of its mobile phone banking application tailored for the Pacific markets.

  • 16
  • Jul

ACP countries reaffirmed the role of the private sector as the engine of growth at the annual gathering of African, Caribbean and Pacific Ambassadors hosted by the European Investment Bank, where special focus was given to microfinance and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in ACP countries.

  • 16
  • Jul

Ready access to land, labour and credit are the basic resources necessary for farming. And choosing the right type of farming is dependent on how land can be accessed, what labour is available (family or hire), and what assets the farmer has to obtain credit.

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