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Wood tops SI export to NZ

BY BEN BILUA Gizo WOOD remains top of Solomon...

NZ to support tourism here

A funding arrangement of NZD$550,000 (SBD$2.8m) to...

Call to upgrade rundown Maluu nursing facilities

BY SAMIE WAIKORI Auki THE Ministry of Health and...

Western Province tourism  – the final test is coming

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BY BEN BILUA Gizo MOST tourism operators are looking forward to international borders reopening, but are they ready? Like other tourism operators in the region, local operators have felt the brunt of COVID-19. In Western Province, Agnes Getaway...

Hide-away at Epanga Island Resort

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BY BEN BILUAGizo WANT to hide away with your family during holidays? Epanga Island Resort is the perfect place and the best choice. Epanga Island Resort is less than 10 minutes boat ride from Gizo. You can...

SolAir discounts holidays for the vaccinated

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Solomon Airlines announced new discounts for vaccinated passengers yesterday. The holiday discounts are part of the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (SICCI) “Bisnis for Vaccines” campaign, and are supported by the Australian Government...

Students scare

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BY BEN BILUAGIZO SOLOMON Islands student in Fiji have expressed they are afraid of the new covid-19 variant Omicron, which has invaded quarantine and now in community transmission. Speaking to Island Sun, a final year student...

Shell money shop opens in Honiara

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By EDDIE OSIFELO STEVENs and Sons company is opening a shell money shop called ‘Shaenkola’ at Chinatown, Central Honiara as part of preserving the culture and value of the shells. This follows shell money being an...

300 + utilize local holiday packages

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By EDDIE OSIFELO ABOUT 373 passengers have utlised the ‘Iumi Tugeda Holiday Packages’ program introduced by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism in March this year. This is in conjunction with the Ministry of Public Services...

NZ to support tourism here

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A funding arrangement of NZD$550,000 (SBD$2.8m) to support the tourism sector in Solomon Islands was signed on Tuesday at the New Zealand High Commission, between New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Ministry of...

SolAir starts fortnightly Sydney trip

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Solomon Airlines will commence fortnightly passenger flights from Honiara to Sydney, with the airline’s Airbus A320 then continuing on to Brisbane. The Sydney services will initially operate during November and December only, flying Honiara-Sydney-Brisbane on...

20 SURFERS HIT THE WAVES

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BY BEN BILUAGizo A total of 20 surfers signed up for the Western Solomon’s Surfing competition which was held at Paeloge community in the Western Province. The competition kicked off on Tuesday after a short opening...

Milk Fish booked out

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By EDDIE OSIFELO A little-known resort in Marau, East Guadalcanal, is booked out for December and January. Called Milk Fish, it is tucked away in Marapa island beside the famous Tavanipupu resort. Solomon Airlines Manager Marketing, Colin...