Economy Archive April 2018

Solomon Islands Tourism Industry Mourns Tragic Loss of SIVB Officer

The close-knit Solomon Islands tourism community is in shock following the tragic death yesterday of Solomon Islands Visitor Bureau (SIVB) marketing officer, Stella Lucas.

Solomon Islands Sign Agreement worth USD$2.8M with World Bank

World Bank and Solomon Islands government sign agreement worth USD 2.8 M.

Prime Minister Meets Prince Charles

Solomon Islands Prime Minister, Hon.Rick Hou has met with the Prince of Wales and the apparent heir to the British throne Prince Charles at the Clarence House, Sir James Palace yesterday.

Dash 8 Forced to Turn Back After Mechanical Issues

Solomon Airlines Dash 8 was forced to return to Honiara from Lata after encountering mechanical issues.

Solomons gets More Support on Children's Health

Yesterday, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) signed a NZ$7 million agreement to support the prevention and reduction of newborn mortality in Kiribati, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.

Sharing an Insight on Climate Change

An archipelago of over 990 small islands, covering around 27,000 square kilometres, the Solomon Islands boasts rich cultural diversity and an array of terrain, species and natural resources.

Local Officers Certified in Arms Management

Three Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) members working in the National Response Department within the Force have received certificates as qualified armorers.

Findings From Undersea Cable Study Presented

A high-level delegation from the Australian Government is in Honiara this week to present thefindings of a scoping study into a new undersea cable from Australia to Solomon Islands.

Solomon Islands Climate Change and Disaster Risk Finance Assessment Report Released

Climate change and disaster risk management are issues of high priority to the Solomon Islands Government, given the current and future impacts expected, and the associated risks posed to natural ecosystems such as coastal and marine environments, fisheries, agriculture, water resources, health, biodiversity, infrastructure and industry.