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  • 01
  • Oct

NAURU has joined the Marshall Islands and Tuvalu to become the third country in the Pacific to ban the controversial practice of transshipping.

  • 01
  • Oct

THE Yam festival which was scheduled to be held in South Malaita next year is sure to promote tourism in the little known region of Malaita.

  • 01
  • Oct

ABOUT 30 taxi drivers registered under the Henderson International Airport Taxi association have undergone a training as part of improving their customer service to international visitors.

  • 01
  • Oct

ANZ on Wednesday opened its new Solomon Islands head office in Ranadi, Honiara, announcing an investment of over AUD$1.5 in the new premises.

  • 25
  • Sep

NADI, (PACNEWS) ---- The Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) has called on the Tuna Commission to include fisheries observers in all transhipments taking place in the high seas.

  • 25
  • Sep

NADI, (RNZI) --- The Pacific Islands Tuna Industry Association (PITIA) is calling for a balance to be struck between industry partners and fisheries managers and regulators in the region.

  • 25
  • Sep

SUVA, (SPC) --- Given the significance of agriculture to the Pacific region, a workshop currently underway in Suva aims to assist Pacific governments to better plan and target public spending on agriculture and to increase value for money in public agriculture expenditure.

  • 25
  • Sep

Pan Oceanic Bank (POB) has experienced an influx of customers  inquiring about the new Lifeline Product for Micro, Small and Medium sized, businesses in Solomon Islands.

  • 25
  • Sep

A FEMALE cocoa farmer from East Guadalcanal came out the winner of the first ever Solomon Island women micro business awards organised by Central Bank of Solomon Island (CBSI).

  • 23
  • Sep

THE Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) signed a partnership agreement yesterday to jointly carry out a range of activities to further enhance, broaden and deepen financial inclusion here.

  • 22
  • Sep

THE popular women’s Xpo gets underway in Honiara with a chance for the participants of the Pacific Micro Finance Summit to have a glance at what local women has to offer in the finance market.

  • 19
  • Sep

HUMANITY’S mismanagement of the ocean has led to the loss of almost half the world's marine mammals, birds, reptiles and fish in a single generation, a World Wide Fund for Nature report says.