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Air Niugini reduces fuel surcharge

POST COURIER - Papua New Guinea National airline Air Niugini has announced reduction in fuel surcharge for both domestic and international routes-effective from Monday.

Gender based violence workshop starts

A THREE days workshop on gender based violence (GBV) for nurses, Church women’s group leaders and chiefs from communities around Auki kicks off yesterday.

ABC: The head of Australia's ginger industry says he's furious with a decision to allow imports of fresh ginger from Fiji, with confirmation some permits have already been granted.

Tourism operators want flight impasse solved

Tourism operators are calling on the government to quickly resolve the Fiji-Solomons flight impasse.

‘SI needs bigger wharf for cruise ships’

Solomon Island needs bigger wharves to cater for cruise ships coming here says Deputy Director of Tourism, Savita Nandan.

Caretaker PM reminds women of vitality of their roles

CARETAKER Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo reminds some 2000 women gathered in Munda of the important role women play in families, communities and the nation.

SI cruise potential thrust into international spotlight

The Solomon Islands potential as a new and exciting destination for the Australian cruise market has been well and truly thrust into the spotlight thanks to the efforts of a senior tourism mission visiting Sydney last week.

Cervical cancer kills more women, but a vaccine will soon be here

Cervical cancer reportedly kills more women here.

Women celebrate peace day

Women of North Central Guadalcanal converged at the Navola community in North Central Guadalcanal yesterday to celebrate2014 international day of peace(IDP)

New research has found that many Solomon Islands smallholder teak growers are missing out on opportunities to sell their timber for premium prices due to an absence of information and support.