Noni revolution targets up to $40 million a month by 2021 for North West...

BY ALFRED SASAKO IF you were told that you could be earning up to $40 million a month, would you buy the story? One former government minister didn’t. He even ridiculed the story. “Pikpik lelebet,” the...

Graduates trained for management level

BY GEORGINA KEKEA AN intern programme for new graduates has been launched by the Solomon Islands Tobacco Company (SITCo) at the Business after five (BA5) event hosted by the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and...

Positive impacts from SI cocoa entering world market

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO PRESENCE of Solomon Islands cocoa in the world market is positively impacting the country’s capacity and economy. The success of the country’s cocoa industry means increasing income for cocoa producing communities, more...

Struggle of local pilots continues with 14-day notice

THE issue of local pilots in the Solomon Airlines continues with a 14-day notice given to management for recognition of agreement or face a 28-day strike notice. Since the beginning of this year, local pilots...

Illegal cigarette?

Company allegedly starts producing without licence By Gary Hatigeva THE Chinese-owned company, Oceanic Oasis, reported to have applied for a manufacturing licence with the responsible authority, is alleged to have started manufacturing tobacco products even without...

Youth@Work empowers young people in Honiara

THE Youth@Work (Y@W) programme continues to deliver its life-changing programme to more than 200 young people living in communities in and around Honiara City. The first intake for this year; Phase 13, have completed their...

Secret deal

Is Solomon Telekom undermining government’s joint undersea cable project? By Alfred Sasako SOLOMON Telekom, trading as Our Telekom, appears to have set the stage for confrontation with the Government over the controversial fibre optic undersea cable...

Isabel’s Suavanao airfield reopens

SUAVANAO Airfield in Isabel Province was re-opened last Saturday following the successful rehabilitation of the airport’s deteriorating runway which has forced the Government to close it in September this year. Representatives of the Ministry of...

Solair problem

Solomon Airlines staff demand immediate removal of bosses   By Alfred Sasako SOLOMON Airlines staff are demanding the immediate removal of their Chairman, Austin Holmes, Chief Executive Officer, Brett Gebers and the Secretary of the Board, Bill...

Heritage Park Hotel great investment for shareholders

THE country’s national provident fund stands by the Heritage Park Hotel as ‘one of its greatest investments’. SINPF General Manager, Mr Mike Wate speaking on behalf of the SINPF Board confirmed that Heritage Park Hotel...




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