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Simberi mine promotes safety among communities

ST Barbara’s Simberi operations in New Ireland has focused on community involvement to promote the national safety week which ended last Friday.

Japan joins Pacific infrastructure body

Usually when you are talking of billions of dollars of investment in the Pacific you are talking about countries like Papua New Guinea or East Timor.

Energy officials meet in Nadi

SENIOR officials responsible for energy and transport in Pacific Island countries and territories gathered in Nadi, Fiji, Monday to participate in two days of meetings ahead of the Pacific Regional Energy and Transport (Aviation and Maritime) Ministers' Meeting, which started on Wednesday.

Papua New Guinea Transport Sector is working with the Fiji’s Land Transport Authority in the area of re-modeling the transport sector in Papua New Guinea.

The commencement of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) exports will support Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) GDP growth of 6% in 2014, picking up to a record 21% in 2015, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) says in a major new report.

Operators want support before Parl dissolves

Tourism operators on Marau, east Guadalcanal are calling on the current government to support them before their time is up.

Fiji calls for stronger intra-regional trade

Trade Pasifika 2014 was officially opened in Fiji Tuesday night with a firm recommendation from host country Fiji for stronger intra-regional trade among Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs).

Tourism Fiji on research trail

Tourism Fiji is seeking an internationally-experienced market research agency to conduct research into holiday visitor source markets.

Telecom will sell its 60 per cent stake in Telecom Cook Islands to Digicel for about $NZ23 million.

Lack of business skills bug women

MANY Papua New Guinean women lack the basic skills for them to succeed as entrepreneurs.