Economy Archive August 2018

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.

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.

Voter Registration Launched

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

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.

PM Orders Audit into Drug Procurement

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