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    Gov’t eyes 9 percent boost to visitor arrivals

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    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA SOLOMON Islands government aims to boost the tourism sector by increasing international visitors by nine percent this year. This is according to Prime Minister Rick Hou in his keynote address during the...

    Sky Horse City Fast Food temporarily closed

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    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA HONIARA City Council (HCC) has clarified the closure of the Sky Horse City Fast Food at the City Centre until further notice. This is due to the fast-food hub not meeting HCC’s...

    Sea travelers told to properly check weather

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    By Mike Puia THE Solomon Islands Maritime Safety Administration (SIMSA) has advised sea travelers to get good information from weather people before deciding to travel. SIMSA’s Director, Captain Tim Harris, made this call in light of...

    Airlines’ unserviceable equipment affect domestic flight

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    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA SOLOMON Airlines clarified that the reschedule of many of its domestic flights in the recent past is because of unserviceable equipment. Solomon Airlines reports that the shortfalls are from weather radar, difficulties...

    No budget yet for festival

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    By Georgina Kekea THIS year Solomon Islands will be having a number of activities and events but still lacks the budget for them. Come July 2018, the country will be hosting the Melanesian Arts and Cultural...

    HCC to meet all restaurant vendors

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    BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO HONIARA City Council (HCC) has announced plans to meet with all restaurant owners and vendors and do awareness on compliance to laws and regulations. This came after the recent joint restaurant assessment...

    No time to waste

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    Firisua and Kam training overseas By Taromane Martin “NOW and onwards leading up to the Commonwealth Games in April 4th there is no time and day to waste in training and exercise to get back on...

    PM and DPM hit back

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    No Prime Minister’s secret fund, Hou and Sogavare in good terms PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela and Deputy Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare have refuted claims that they are not in talking terms with each other. And, Prime...

    Tourism industry focuses on marketing Solomon Islands

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    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA SOLOMON Islands is looking at increasing its tourism industry through new marketing strategy this year. In the 2018 Tourism in Focus forum held at the Mendana Hotel yesterday, the Ministry of Culture...

    Beche-de-mer open period closes on Jan 31

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    All activities relating to fishing or harvesting of sea cucumber (beche-de-mer) will cease as of midnight of January 31, 2018, says the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources in a statement issued yesterday. It says...