Visitors admire PNG success and culture

Alex Resture, Seluka Resture  and Isopo Sokomani said they chose  to buy a Highlands string bag known as a bilum in Papua New Guinea pidgin among others to take home to show to their relatives.

Resture said the string bag cost them K80 to buy from a crafts trader from Enga.

The three athletes who are members of their country's tennis ball team in the  SP Games also described Port Moresby as "a giant city in the Pacific" besides Australia and New Zealand with world standard sports facilities that are capable of hosting the Commonwealth Games.

Solomon Islands tourism ready to take the next step

Indicative of the Solomon Islands government’s drive to see tourism become a major economic contributor within the next five years, Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has officially launched a key National Tourism Development Strategy (SINTDS).