Economy

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Solomon Islands Competes for Top 10 Global Ranking as a Diving Destination

With just three days to go before voting closes in one of the global dive industry’s most contested awards, Solomon Islands is ranking highly among global contenders for recognition as one of the best diving destinations in the world.
"So, when the two big projects start to run, we will start to inject finance into the economy to regenerate the economy, employment and moving things along”, Rodgers says.

Essential Workers for Development Projects a Priority: SPM

The government is working hard to bring in essential workers for the Tina Hydro Project and the Airport Project.
Mr Alan McNeil was sworn in as Solomon Islands’ Commissioner of Lands on Thursday 22nd October 2020.

SICCI Congratulates McNeil on Appointment as Commissioner of Lands

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Natalina Hong on behalf of the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) Board and its members congratulate Mr Alan McNeil on his official appointment as the Commissioner of Lands within the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Survey.
Luciana says many families in her village received assistance for housing, including other small projects, but she has been left out.

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86-year-old Luciana Lighoti has been living in the same leafy patched house for most of her adult life.
Rodgers told journalists in a press conference that the low risk countries are in the list for repatriation once the suspension is lifted.

Taiwan Based Students Await Next Flight

Solomon Islanders studying in Taiwan who have missed the recent flight from Auckland will await the next repatriation flight from Auckland.