Culture & Arts Archive August 2021

In a recent media conference via Zoom Dr Rodgers assures the public that the COVID-19 vaccines are not the ‘mark of the beast’ or 6-6-6.

COVID-19 Vaccines and the Mark of the Beast?

There is growing misinformation spread on social media that the COVID-19 vaccine is in fact a disguise for one to receive the mark of the beast, 666.
The US market is currently retailing Solomon Islands Kava at around USD$100 per kg, or SBD$800 per kg, but this is the finished product so it is properly packaged and sold online.

Sustaining the Kava Boom in Rural Solomon Islands

Go to any village in rural Solomon Islands and chances are you will find someone cultivating kava, the new craze, said to be replacing more traditional crops such as copra and cocoa.
“The floating raft business was suggested by a friend from Philippines, he told me that it was popular with tourists in his country – I saw it as an opportunity so I built this floating house raft."

The Struggle is Real for Small Business Owners

Ask any small business owners and they will tell you that it is not easy - they get minimal support from government and getting finance from the banking sector is out of reach for many because of the many requirements.