Bill looks to connect interaction of ATM systems

By Gary Hatigeva THE proposed Payment System Bill 2018 has been highlighted to put in place mechanisms that look to link the transactional interactions of commercial banks, with anticipations to include the use of Auto...

‘Land dealings in Solomon Islands a risky business’

BY LYNTON AARON FILIA LAND is seen as difficult and risky business in Solomon Islands for both commercial and residential purposes. Corruption is considered rife and business owners often end up losing more in land dealings,...

Forau appointed as New Deputy Governor to CBSI

THE Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) has formally announced the appointment of its new Deputy Governor, Dr Luke Forau (PhD). Forau, who succeeds former Deputy Governor, Mr Gane Alva Simbe, assumed responsibilities as of...

Tourism Solomons and Solomon Airlines – key partnership

BY LYNTON AARON FILIA SOLOMON Airlines has been working closely with the national tourist office in promoting the country as a tourism destination which shows progress in international and domestic flights. Recently, Solomon Airlines signed a...

Numbu women pleased with Mrs Commence visit

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO WOMEN of Numbu community savings club has pleased with Mrs Gale Commence Women of the World’s, Pacific regional president visit to Numbu community on Wednesday. Speaking to the visiting event President of...

BSP Solomon Islands drafts own DV policy

BY PRIESTLEY HABRU In Brisbane BANK South Pacific (BSP) Solomon Islands has drafted its own Domestic Violence (DV) Policy thanks to its partnership with ‘Waka Mere Project’. This was revealed by BSP Solomon Islands E-Channel Manager Lyn...

New E-Tax system

Established with hopes to help increase transparency and reduces the risks for fraud By Gary Hatigeva THE Solomon Islands Inland Revenue Department (IRD) is set to take its operations into newer heights within the fast passed...

SICCI Chair highlight efforts for economic growth

THE Infrastructure, complex tax system, corruption and land are key impediments to growth and if addressed would help the private sector make a stronger contribution to inclusive economic growth in the Solomon Islands. Mr Jay...

10th Australia-Solomon Islands Business Forum starts

THE 10th Australia-Solomon Islands Business Forum started on Wednesday in Brisbane, Australia. The two-day Forum, hosted by the Australia Pacific Islands Business Council in partnership with the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI),...

SICCI announces new CEO Elect

THE Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) has announced it has a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Elect. She is Ms Atenasi Ata. Ms Atenasi will replace outgoing CEO Mr Dennis Meone who will...




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