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Riot torn businesses to receive payments soon

By EDDIE OSIFELO ABOUT 162 businesses affected by...

INQUIRY SOON

BLC sets to inquire into decision to...

CBSI COMMITTED TO NEW PAYMENTS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT 

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI)...

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...

Tale of backpacker turned Gizo businessman

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BY BEN BILUAGizo ADVENTURES are full of surprises; some cannot never be forgotten for years. The world is full of surprises and human beings must step out from their comfort zone to see what the...

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...

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...

SPTO focuses on digitizing Pacific Islands’ tourism industry

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BY BEN BILUAGizo PACIFIC tourism body, the South Pacific Tourism Association (SPTO) is looking at digitizing Pacific tourism industry for efficient and effective services during the pandemic. SPTO Boss, Chris Cocker said the organisation has done...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Kanzi wins WSSA 2022 surfing competition

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BY BEN BILUAGizo PAELOGE Surfer, Sammy Kanzi is the winner of Western Solomons Surfing Association (WSSA) 2022 senior category surfing competition on Wednesday. The finals were tense as participants dug deep to pull off a perfect...