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  • 28
  • May

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, on Tuesday launched Lighting Papua New Guinea, a project to help half a million people get safe and affordable solar off-grid lighting that will boost business, allow children to study, cut household costs, and help women stay safe on the streets.

  • 28
  • May

THEY fit in a pocket, have batteries that last all week and are almost indestructible: old-school Nokias, Ericssons and Motorolas are making a comeback as consumers tired of fragile and overly-wired smartphones.

  • 28
  • May

The poultry industry in Papua New Guinea last year contributed K750 million (US$264 million) to the nations coffers, says Poultry Industry Association President Stanley Leahy.

  • 28
  • May

WESTPAC Fiji has installed horizontal sliding flood plank barriers at its Nadi branch to protect its property and increase the ability to serve customers during flooding.

  • 19
  • May

When they meet in Geneva this week, health ministers from across the 53-nation Commonwealth community will put national and global health policy priorities front and centre.

  • 19
  • May

SPC, Suva, Fiji – An innovative Pacific regional meeting to be held from 9 to 13 June in Nadi, Fiji, aims to advance the region’s interests in global United Nations bodies in key areas such as gender equality and climate change.

  • 17
  • May

THE major of the Port Vila Municipality (PVMC), Ulrich Sumptoh, his deputy Leimara Maraki, councillors of the PVMC, the town clerk, his deputy and heads of departments made an inaugural visit to the Director General and Staff of the MSG Secretariat Wednesday in Port Vila.

  • 15
  • May

RNZI: The Fiji Labour Party says the prime minister must provide audited accounts of his salary from April 2010 onwards, RNZI reports.

  • 13
  • May

The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat in partnership with the World Trade Organization (WTO) is hosting a four-day workshop on the new multilateral Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) from 12 to 15 May 2014 in Nadi, Fiji.

  • 13
  • May

NADI, FIJI – Vanuatu’s Electrique du Vanuatu Ltd was rated the Best Performing Pacific Water Utility of the Year according to the 2013 edition of the Pacific Water and Wastewater Utilities Benchmarking Report, released yesterday by the Pacific Water and Wastes Association (PWWA).

  • 13
  • May
RNZI: The Chair of the Tongan Advisory Council in New Zealand has called on Tonga's deputy prime minister and New Zealand's foreign minister to end their long-running feud over a Chinese plane, RNZI reports.
  • 13
  • May

RNZI: The chief administrator in Papua New Guinea's Bougainville says the launch of its own public service today will greatly benefit locals, RNZI reports.