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SI will benefit from Asian resilient growth

According to the IMF’s October 2014 update of its analysis of the Asia-Pacific region, Asia’s near-term growth prospects remain solid, in contrast to downward revisions for other regions. Despite a mild slowdown earlier this year, the Asian economies are expected to grow 5.5 percent in 2014 and 2015, broadly sustaining the pace of the last two years. With some exceptions, the inflation outlook should remain benign across most of the region.

Mua Voyage pauses in Vanuatu, with Australia next on the horizon

IUCN – The three vaka canoes sailing on the Mua Voyage have arrived in Port Vila, Vanuatu, and will soon re-launch with southeastern Queensland, Australia, the next destination to hear their message on people, oceans and climate change.

Sasako renews call for voting booths in Honiara

Former Parliamentarian, Alfred Sasako, has renewed his call for Constituency Voter Booths to be set up in Honiara, saying it is a win, win situation for all stakeholders.

X-Beam wins

X-Beam yesterday outclassed Solomon Warriors with a 4- 3 win in the 2014 Under16 league at the King George Sixth SIFF Academy sports ground.

Bellona thrashes Eastern Islands

FOLLOWING the successful start of the inter-island rugby league on Saturday, two matches were played on Sunday.

Local beach volley coach attends top training

Solomon Islands Beach Volleyball (SIBV) coach Jeffery Pasio has been awarded with FIVB Beach Volleyball Coach Level 1 certificate.

Exco visits Ngahue site

OFC: The OFC Executive Committee made a whistle stop visit to Oceania's future home of football on Saturday morning in Ngahue, New Zealand.

McKenzies critics forced his resignation, says ARU chief

AUSTRALIAN Rugby Union chief Bill Pulver has blamed the media for making Ewen McKenzie quit as Wallabies coach.

Giant African snail

Dear Editor - Thank you for allowing me space in your editorial page to make some public awareness on the seriousness of the introduction of the pest Giant African snail in to our country.

Police preparedness

Dear Editor - I refer to a recent SIBC news bulletin and an article published in your newspaper in connection with police preparedness for the upcoming general election in November and former and currently serving police officers, presumably ex-members of the National Reconnaissance and Surveillance Force (NRSF), who have waited for 16 years for their border allowances to be paid by the government.