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Riot torn businesses to receive payments soon

By EDDIE OSIFELO ABOUT 162 businesses affected by...

INQUIRY SOON

BLC sets to inquire into decision to...

CBSI COMMITTED TO NEW PAYMENTS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT 

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI)...

Varivao applauds Aust plans to open up to Kava imports.

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By BRIAN LEZUTUNI As the kava market slows, plans by Australia to allow importation of commercial quantities are being welcomed by one of the country’s leading kava exporters. In late July, Varivao Holdings Ltd suspended kava...

Logger plans Oxygen gas factory at Ranadi

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By EDDIE OSIFELO MALAYSIAN logging company, Excellent Resources Management plans to establish an Oxygen gas factory in Ranadi, East Honiara. This will include two buildings to accommodate oxygen and acetylene processing factories. Michael Lam confirmed this in...

Kava opportunities as price spikes in Australia

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By Brian Lezutuni Australians, Pacifika people living in Australia, are being forced to pay as much as SBD $2107 ($350 AUD) for a kilogram of impure kava from black market sales of the product. With reduced...

$938m to productive and resource sector

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By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Government has committed $938 million under the Development Budget to the country’s productive and resource sectors. This is part of the government’s re direction policy to address the changing dynamics of the...

CEMA trading center at Noro to open soon

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BY BEN BILUA Gizo EXPORT Commodity Market Authority (CEMA) Trading Centre at Noro is expected to reopen at the end of this year. This was highlighted during a consultation between the Cabinet Sub-Committee of the Prime Minister’s...

Makira producers earning dollar from their cocoa

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MARKET Linkage Phase 11 Project of World Vision Solomon Islands in Makira Area Program has recorded a total of 13.9 tons of Cocoa value at $145,846.78 produced by its Producer Groups for the first...

MAL to deliver on three main projects in 2021

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THREE main important projects have been earmarked for implementation under the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) 2021 development budget, besides others. Permanent Secretary Ethel Tebengi Frances highlighted these when her executive appeared before the...

Team to assess ESP

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MINISTRY of Finance and Treasury has appointed a team to do an assessment on the $319 million Economic Stimulus Package. The Government has come up with the ESP to response to impacts of the covid...

Solo on top 3 in Australia

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SOLOMON Islands is now one of the top 3 countries, after Vanuatu and Tonga, on the number of workers arriving in Australia since the restart of the Seasonal Workers Programme (SWP) and the Pacific...

Foreign Affairs await Aussie police report

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By EDDIE OSIFELO Foreign Affairs is waiting for a report from the Australian police regarding two citizens involved in a stabbing incident on Sunday. The ministry says it would make an announcement when they receive the...