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It’s not Abana but Parapolo: Correction

Dear Editor – The management and staff of the National Parliament Office would like to respond to the letter written by Danny Dasa on the 2nd of October 2015.

It's not Abana but Parapolo

Dear Editor – Gratefully allow me space under your editorial column to highlight and correct the wrong profile information given about the two national leaders on our National Parliament website.

Customer service policy: Disability rights

Dear Editor – The People with Disability Solomon Islands organisation’s president Casper Fa'asala in a statement he made over Radio New Zealand International’s Dateline Pacific news programme a few days ago commented on the lack of accessibility for disabled persons to buildings, shops and banks in Honiara.

Low supply affects processing

Suva (Fiji Times) - THE Pacific Fishing Company Ltd (PAFCO) says the main reason it is unable to increase the amount of fish it processes is because of a lack of raw materials.

World Bank provides grant for renewable energy

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Twenty Pacific Island countries and territories will soon have access to significantly stronger data about renewable energy options through the Sustainable Energy Industry Development Project.

Fiji Airways uses iPad in B737 business class entertainment

NADI, (FIJI AIRWAYS) --- Fiji Airways yesterday announced that all business class passengers travelling on flights operated by its B737 fleet will be offered iPads for in-flight entertainment (IFE) with pre-loaded movies, TV shows and music.

CBSI: Growth consistent with recovery

The country’s current economic growth has been consistent with the progress of its recovery, according to Central Bank of Solomon Islands’(CBSI latest monetary policy.

SIPA to impose rates on seafront owners

Property owners along Honiara’s coastline will soon pay rates to the Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA).

Taiwan faces EU sanctions over illegal fishing in Pacific

A European warning to Taiwan for failing to manage its fleet’s fishing activities in the Pacific and other oceans and curb illegal fishing is a welcome step forward in the protection of fish stocks plundered by distant water fishing fleet, including Taiwanese fishing vessels, Greenpeace says.

UN told to act on Climate Change

Islands States from the Pacific and Caribbean took to the podium of the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, to call for urgent action on climate change, with one leader warning that their people and culture face “potential genocide” from rising seas.