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  • 25
  • Feb

Papua New Guinea Minister for Finance and Treasury Don Polye maintains that the country’s inflation stands at 3.5 percent as of the end of last year.

  • 03
  • May

Fiji’s first iron sand ore resources from the Ba Delta is expected to be exported out of the country soon.

  • 25
  • Feb

The Pacific representative for United Nations child protection agency, UNICEF, says efforts to combat violence against children are hampered by shame and denial over the issue.

  • 25
  • Feb

One of the small but growing number of women now making their presence felt in the fisheries sector in the region is Solomon Islander Agnes Arahauta.

  • 25
  • Feb

About 22 fisheries officers from across 14 Pacific Island nations now have the skills to properly detect and investigate fisheries offences.

  • 25
  • Feb

The official launching of the 5th Melanesian Festival of Arts and Culture was held in Mt Hagen over the weekend.

  • 25
  • Feb

Fijian Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama will step down from his position as head of the Fiji Military Forces on Friday.

  • 26
  • Feb

Fiji absorbed about 40 per cent of the 1.5 million inbound tourists in the Pacific in the recent years, a report has revealed.

  • 26
  • Feb

Tourism in Pacific Island countries is expected to receive a boost with the completion and soon to be launched regional tourism strategy.

  • 26
  • Feb

Despite improvements in the  business  environment  over  the  last  decade,  law  and  order  and  corruption  remain  the  most  severe constraints to doing business in Papua New Guinea (PNG), new analysis from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) reveals.

  • 26
  • Feb

Four (4) Micronesian islands of Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands and Christmas Island will benefit from a series of Pacific Port preparedness workshops over the next two weeks.

  • 26
  • Feb

A new lecturer is expected to start next Tuesday as the University of the South Pacific’s journalism programme coordinator following the sudden resignation of Dr Ian Weber.