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  • 29
  • May

Pacific churches have welcomed Fiji’s support for self-determination of the Kanaky people and called on regional governments to follow this course.

  • 29
  • May

Songs of the Pacific have been heard at Parliament House as islanders from countries likely to be most at threat from rising sea levels braved the Canberra winter to highlight the issue of climate change.

  • 29
  • May

Profound change is underway in the Papua New Guinean economy — and the fortunes of Australian Securities Exchange-listed companies Oil Search and Santos — following the first shipment from the ExxonMobil-led PNG liquefied natural gas project.

  • 29
  • May

The benefits, challenges and opportunities for collaboration in the management of large marine protected areas (MPA) in the Pacific are the focus of discussion at a workshop being held in Suva, Fiji, this week.

  • 29
  • May

The regional non-governmental group, the Pacific Network on Globalisation (PANG), is calling on Forum Island Trade Ministers meeting in Kiribati this week to learn the mistakes from previous negotiations and avoid making binding commitments in areas that will not support their exporters.

  • 29
  • May

Two-thirds of the Pacific Islands communities could run out of fish to feed their populations within 15 years.

  • 29
  • May

Developing countries that invested in quality jobs from the early 2000s grew nearly one percentage point faster every year since 2007 and were better able to weather the economic crisis than comparable economies, according to a new report by the United Nations labour agency.

  • 28
  • May

The 2014 Forum Trade Ministers Meeting (FTMM) will be held in Tarawa, Kiribati on 28 May 2014.

  • 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.