Economy Archive August 2018

The cruise itineraries feature visits to remote villages along with plentiful opportunity to discover the region’s amazing coral pastures and abundant marine life with daily dive and snorkel options.

Solomon Islands Discovery Cruises Announces Exciting New Adventures

Heralding a long-awaited return to dedicated Solomon Islands small-ship cruise programs, newly formed Solomon Islands Discovery Cruises (SIDC) has announced its plans to operate six adventure itineraries in 2018 and 2019.
Jurong Bird Park is a world-famous bird zoo where there are specimens of magnificent bird life from around the world.

Solomon Islands Sends Endangered Doves to Singapore

About 60 Santa Cruz Ground-Doves have been shipped from Solomon Islands to Singapore’s Jurong Bird Park to form an assurance colony with the hope of repopulating their homeland.

Provincial Capital Development Fund Continues to Touch Lives

The Solomon Islands Government’s flagship “Provincial Capacity Development Fund” (PCDF) is continuing to touch lives in rural communities across the country, ten years after its inception in 2008.
Mr. Mose Saitala, Chief Executive Officer of SIEC (L) and Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Mr. George Palua at the launch.

Voter Registration Launched

The Solomon Islands Electoral Commission has launched the 2018 Voter Registration Update in Honiara yesterday morning.
Munda workshop with participants.

PTI Australia’s Digital Tourism Workshop

Pacific Trade Invest (PTI) Australia recently partnered with Tourism Solomons and Australian Aid initiative, Strongim Bisnis, to deliver two hugely successful Digital Tourism workshops in Honiara and Munda, Solomon Islands in July. The workshops were attended by over 28 local tourism operators.
Prime Minister Hou took the lead in addressing the issue, and with the worst of it now over, pledging to crackdown on those responsible and find a permanent solution.

PM Orders Audit into Drug Procurement

Prime Minister Rick Hou has ordered an audit into the country’s drug procurement system.