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Saturday, May 30, 2020

MHMS plan to establish quarantine facilities at provinces

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO MINISTRY of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) plans to establish quarantine facilities at the provinces...

    Gold diggers alert

    More than half Beche-de-mer applicants only after money, Ministry not interested   BY JARED KOLI MORE than half of applicants for Beche-de-mer export licence are ‘purely after the chance to draw income’, it is revealed. As the assessment...

    Solomon Islands Coconut Day: Joining the fight against the Rhino Beetle

    STAKEHOLDERS in the coconut and palm oil industry marked and celebrated the Solomon Islands Coconut Day on Monday, September 25, with a theme aimed to tackle the increasing spread of the Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle...

    Coconut research key to opportunities for SI coconut industry

    BY LORETTA BRIGIDIA MANELE IF we can increase research and target research on specific products, we can engage companies. This is according to Coconut Industry representative, Mr Rudolph H Dora who was speaking under the topic...

    2017 Business Excellence Awards return with new award categories

    IN its 4th consecutive year, the Business Excellence Awards returns on Saturday, November 5 at the Coral Sea Resort and Casino from 6pm. Now a fixed event in the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and...

    Coconut experts here to boost industry

    BY BEN BILUA TWO coconut specialists are currently in the country to help develop and assist the coconut sector in its economic development aspirations. Mr Lasantha Wickramasekara, who is an activated carbon specialist, and Dr Priyantha...

    Gov’t strengthens partnership with private sector

    BY SAMIE WAIKORI THE government through the Ministry of Commerce, Industry, Labour and Immigration (MCILI) is strengthening private sectors in the country. The government recently signed a MOU with the SICCI to strengthen the partnership under...

    SolAir & Fiji Airways sign codeshare agreement

    SOLOMON Airlines and the Fiji Airways, Fiji’s national airline, have signed a codeshare agreement for flights between Nadi and Honiara. The codeshare, which comes into effect on September 30, 2017 will see both airlines place...

    Women learn core values of business

    BY BEN BILUA MEMBERS of Solomon Islands Women in Business (SIWIBA) have undergone two days of training on strategic principles to start and grow a business. More than 15 women turned up on Saturday for the...

    SIPA staff to fight other outstanding issues

    By Alfred Sasako EMPLOYEES of Solomon Islands Ports Authority say payment of special bonuses this week will not deter them from pursuing other important outstanding issues, including the re-alignment of staff salaries. Insiders told Island Sun...

    All SIPA workers get $5, 000 in bonuses this week: WUSI

    By Alfred Sasako ALL employees of Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) will get $5, 000 in special bonuses each, the President of the Workers’ Union of Solomon Islands (WUSI), David Tuhanuku confirmed yesterday. This will cost...