Economy Archive February 2013

“People should empty out anything that stores water, particularly during this rainy season, so empty out coconut shells, plastic bottles or anything that will help the mosquitoes breed further.”

Health Authorities Overwhelmed by Dengue Outbreak

The outpatient at the national referral hospital is now inundated with cases of dengue fever.
Mr. Faisi says the government has one week to pay teachers, or they will strike for the second time this year.

Teachers Threaten to Strike Again

Teachers in Solomon Islands say they will go on strike again on the 4th of March unless the Government pay up what was promised.
Ready for Airbus A320 duty, Primula Sipolo, Paul Boka, Benza Tahuirao and Everlyn Siriurao.

Solomon Airlines Cabin Crew Graduates

National carrier, Solomon Airlines marked a new phase in enhancing the quality of its cabin service with the awarding of certificates to four flight attendants at a ceremony on Friday 15 February.
Solomon Islands students who received Australia Awards scholarships to study in Australia this year at the pre-departure briefing in Honiara.

Australian Scholarships for 2014 Opens

Scholarships for Solomon Islanders to study in Australia next year are now open.
It is now widely accepted that the battle against climate change cannot be won unless global deforestation is halted.

Logging Reduces Ability to Counter Climate Change: SPREP

The Pacific-wide environmental programme or SPREP says the Solomon Islands government must be pressured to change its approach to logging.
Five Deaths Following Temotu Tsunami

Five Deaths Following Temotu Tsunami

Emergency crews have now been dispatched to the remote Santa Cruz Islands in the far east of Solomon Islands after a tsunami was generated yesterday by a 8.0 magnitude earthquake.