Month November 2017

Prepare to play on Fest’Napuan 2017

The Pacific’s longest-running contemporary music festival has joined the 2017 Games to inject Vanuatu and the region’s unique cultural energy into the evening programme. The annual festival (usually held in September or October) celebrates Pasifika cultural and identity through fusion…

Selling the Solomon Islands

Dear Editor, THE latest figures from the Solomon Islands National Statistics Office show a total of 2,397 international visitors came to the Solomon Islands in September this year – a 67.8 percent increase over the 1,428 visitors recorded in the…

Tovosia applauds SIWSAP partners

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO   MINSTER for Mines, Energy and Rural Electrification Hon Bradley Tovosia applauds the partners of SIWSAP for addressing water shortage in Solomon Islands. Government ministries have combined through the Solomon Islands Water Sector Adaptation Project (SIWSAP)…

RSIPF prepares for Safe Boat Operation

BY SAMIE WAIKORI THE RSIPF is preparing for the Safe Boat Operation which usually happens during every Christmas season. Police Commissioner Matthew Varley said that among other operations they will mount this Christmas festive, one is the Safe Boat Operation.…

Include cash reserves in budget

BY LORETTA BRIGIDIA MANELE THE government should consider the inclusion of cash reserves in the budget within the level of cash reserves the government wants to build in 2018. This was expressed in the parliament debate on Monday by the…