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Wood tops SI export to NZ

BY BEN BILUAGizoWOOD 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 WAIKORIAukiTHE Ministry of Health and...

Sinking sands in the Western Solomons

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BY BEN BILUAGizoAs dawn broke in the Western Solomons, frigate birds were searching for their resting place only to find few coral stones. The stones are what is left of a sinking island. These...

Ministry and SINU sign tourism deal

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The Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) and the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate in the tourism human development, on Friday November 12.Permanent Secretary of MCT, Andrew...

Ta’uika Festival launched on Bellona Island

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The Ta’uika Festival, held on November 2 and 3, 2021 on Bellona Island, Rennell Bellona Province, was inaugural hosting of the annual event developed over traditional fishing practices on catching Flying Fish.Hosted at Ahanga...

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...

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...

AJ Mall conducts preparatory training ahead of grand opening

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By EDDIE OSIFELOABOUT 77 people representing Janitors, Gardeners and Security of the multi-million-dollar AJ City Building at Lunga, East Honiara have successfully completed their one-week training on Friday.The training aimed to equip them ahead...

Shell money shop opens in Honiara

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By EDDIE OSIFELOSTEVENs 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...

Dive operators concerned about future in Solomons

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The uncertainty about how and when the Solomon Islands will reopen to international tourists is causing great concern about the future of dive operators, and tourism in general.In a statement, the President of the...

SolAir pays tribute to late tourism chief ‘Jo’

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Solomon Airlines says it is feeling the sorrow over the death of Tourism Solomons CEO, Joseph ‘Jo’ Tuamoto.In a media statement yesterday, Airlines CEO Brett Gebers gives a powerful tribute to the person who...

SolAir records $12M loss so far

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By EDDIE OSIFELOSOLOMON Airlines has recorded a $12 million loss from January to August this year.This is a turn-around from the $17 million loss the state-owned enterprise (SOE) recorded last year.Manager Finance, Peter Soqoilo...