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Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao and Palau’s Finance Minister and ADB Governor Elbuchel Sadang have signed a loan agreement to fund the Koror-Airai Sanitation Project, which will improve the delivery of sanitation services in Palau.

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  • Apr

Economic growth in the Pacific is projected to rise to 5.4% in 2014 from 4.8% in 2013, according to the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) latest Asian Development Outlook 2014, launched in Sydney on Tuesday.

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  • Apr

The proposed changes to the Mining Act 1992 will not affect Papua New Guinean resource owners and investors.

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  • Apr

FIJIS Bounty overproof rum has won a number of significant awards in competition with the worlds best rums at the San Francisco Spirits competition this year.

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  • Apr

As part of efforts by the Fijian Government to sustain economic development through accessible and sufficient energy, the Department of Energy has adopted the Sustainable Energy Financing Project.

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  • Apr

BRISBANE Airport chiefs are planning to build a monorail system to move passengers around the hub as they prepare for a huge increase in traffic over the next 20 years.

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  • Apr

The country faces a challenging future in terms of its economic growth given the dwindling forestry industry as more natural forests are being logged out.

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  • Apr

ANZ on Tuesday announced the addition of another ANZ goMoney merchant  to its expanding network across the Solomon Islands.

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  • Apr

SOLOMON Islands Postal Corporation violated the Universal Postal Union Convention when it temporarily closed its Auki office in Malaita.

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  • Apr

Tourism operators in Marau, east Guadalcanal have urged the ministry of tourism and culture to explain how the tourism funding for the constituency was allocated.

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  • Apr

The Solomon Island visitors bureau (SIVB) is targeting to increase its visitors’ arrival into Solomon Island up to a billion within a year.

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  • Apr

A slight pickup in economic growth is being forecasted for Solomon Islands this year (2014) from 2.9 percent in 2013 to 3.0 percent.