SICCI hosts AGM, elects new Board

Members of the newly elected SICCI Board. Front row (right to left) Vice Chairman, David Rupokets, Chairman, Jay Bartlett, SICCI CEO, Atenasi Ata, Belinda Botha. Standing: Uta Temahua (left) and Hilda Lamani.[Photo: SICCI]
THE Solomon Islands Chamber Commerce and Industry (SICCI) now has a new Board that will lead its mandate for the next twelve (12) months. The new Board for 2019-2020 was elected during the 42nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of SICCI on Wednesday 20th Mach 2019 at the Heritage Park Hotel in Honiara.The new Board is led by Jay Bartlett,... more →
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MRDC helps out villagers in LNG areas

MRDC helps out villagers in LNG areas
By CLARISSA MOI, The National PNGMINERAL Resource Development Company (MRDC) commissioned three projects in the PNG LNG project plant site villages of Papa, Boera and Porebada, in Central, yesterday.They were: Two double classrooms built at a cost of K400,000 and fully kitted with desks for Papa Primary School;Two tractors purchased... more →
Posted in: Papua New Guinea

Golden years ahead for Porgera mine

Golden years ahead for Porgera mine
The NationalBusiness POGERA gold mine in Enga has the potential to produce 500,000 ounces of gold a year for the next 20 years, says Barrick Gold Corporation president and chief executive Mark Bristow. He said the challenge was now on management, staff and the local community to work together to ensure that benefits continued... more →
Posted in: Papua New Guinea

Australia’s Assistant Minister For Trade in Vanuatu for Australia Vanuatu Business Forum

Australia’s Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Mark Coulton. Image:David Foote — AUSPIC/DPS David Foote
Australia’s Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Mark Coulton, MP is in Vanuatu to attend the Australia Vanuatu Business Forum. “I will visit Vanuatu from 27 February to 1 March to attend the Australia Vanuatu Business Forum,” he conveyed in a statement to the media. The Forum is an important opportunity... more →
Posted in: Asia Oceania

Nuau keen to fix landowner issues

Nuau keen to fix landowner issues
By CLARISSA MOI. the national PNGDepartment of Petroleum acting secretary Lohial Nuau, pictured, says one of his key performance indicators (KPI) for this year is settling landowner issues at project sites. He told management and staff of the department yesterday that one of the important component tasks was that of the landowners,... more →
Posted in: Papua New Guinea

Pacific big enough for China and west – World Bank

Victoria Kwakwa
THE World Bank’s vice president for East Asia and the Pacific says there is enough room for China and western countries in the Pacific. Victoria Kwakwa was in New Zealand this week discussing the bank’s partnership with that country on development projects in the region. The Pacific Islands region is increasingly seen as... more →
Posted in: Asia Oceania

Till the land, produce more for NC Market: PM

The Vanuatu Daily Post
Prime Minister Charlot Salwai has challenged the people of Vanuatu, especially the young generation, to till the land, in order to produce more crops to meet the demand for the new market opening up in New Caledonia. He made the call on the eve of his departure from New Caledonia, after the historic signing of trade agreements... more →
Posted in: Kanaky, Vanuatu

Export Breakthrough to New Caledonia

PM Charlot Salwai signing the agreement with New Caledonia President, Philippe Germain Photo: Fred Vurobaravu
Prime Minister Charlot Salwai signed a historic bilateral trade agreement with New Caledonia on Wednesday this week in Noumea. The signing took place after weeks of discussions between technical officials led by newly appointed Director General, Roy Mickey Joy. President of the New Caledonian Government, Philippe Germain and... more →
Posted in: Kanaky, Vanuatu
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