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  • 15
  • Jun

A new survey about asbestos awareness in the Pacific islands has revealed that six in ten people, aged under 30 years, admit to having little or no knowledge about the dangerous mineral and its associated health risks.

  • 14
  • Jun

PORT VILA, (VANUATU DAILY POST) - The Vanuatu Ambassador to Brussels, Roy Mickey Joy, says the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) is too politicised, has lost its Melanesian integrity and what it stood for.

  • 13
  • Jun

SUVA,  (FAO/UN WOMEN) - Around 1,000 women market vendors - farmers who were adversely affected by Tropical Cyclone Winston have received agriculture supplies that will help in their efforts to replant their crops. The produce will eventually be sold to market.

  • 13
  • Jun

SUVA,  (RNZI) - A United Nations official says HIV infections in the Pacific are going down, but there's still a long way to go.

  • 03
  • Jun

NUKU’ALOFA, TONGA  – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $3 million grant and a $3 million loan to help Tonga strengthen its long-term economic growth prospects and capacity to respond to external economic shocks.

  • 03
  • Jun

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) - Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) members have been urged to  cooperate with each other on issues pertaining to trade and economic integration.

  • 03
  • Jun

Port Moresby (The National) - THE National Development Bank Investment has launched its The Mealz on Wheelz, a mobile catering solution for operators of small catering businesses.

  • 25
  • May

25 May 2016, Apia, Samoa - The Pacific islands are a step closer to having their very own Pacific Climate Change Centre to be hosted at the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) campus in Apia, Samoa.

  • 25
  • May

GOLD COAST, (ISLANDS BUSINESS) - Nauru's national carrier will look at expanding into the Central Pacific.

  • 24
  • May

Hagatna, Guam – A mid-term review of the Pacific’s 10-year regional cultural strategy is high on the agenda as representatives from over 25 countries and territories gather for the 27th Council of Pacific Arts and Culture meeting in Hagatna, Guam, today.

  • 19
  • May

APIA, 19 MAY 2016 (SAMOA OBSERVER/RNZI) - The National Council of Churches (NCC) in Samoa has welcomed Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi’s call to review the religious freedom provisions of the Constitution.

  • 19
  • May

THE Governor of Oro in Papua New Guinea says he has no confidence that the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) will act in the interests of the region's people over a West Papuan bid for MSG membership.

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