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  • 20
  • Mar

SPC: A regional research initiative is looking at innovative approaches to induce activators in plants to enhance their defences to fight off pests and diseases. The research is focusing on a mechanism by which an activator trips the plants’ own defensive shield. The research work being implemented by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) with donor partners is part of an integrated effort to find sustainable pest management regimes for high value crops such as vegetables.

  • 24
  • Mar

THE Government of Papua New Guinea has been using seaweed farming as a source of income for the past six years.

  • 24
  • Mar

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors last week endorsed a plan to contribute approximately US$10 million to the Government of Tonga to support the reconstruction and repair of houses for hundreds of families in Ha'apai whose homes were badly damaged or destroyed by Tropical Cyclone Ian in January this year.

  • 24
  • Mar

After months of testing with the Civil Aviation Authority of Fiji, a Nadi company, Skyward Industries, has gone airborne with the latest in DSLR camera technology.

  • 24
  • Mar

DEVELOPING economies like Papua New Guinea will gain more from investing in infrastructure such as road, bridges, ports unlike advanced economies, ANZ’s Asia- Pacific economist Daniel Wilson said.

  • 24
  • Mar

TELIKOM PNG Ltd has invested about K53 million in a microwave transport system to support its rollout of the national broadband network (NBN).

  • 24
  • Mar

TRADE Pasifika has confirmed that about 100 exhibitors will showcase niche products at this year's exhibition in Suva.

  • 24
  • Mar

TWO highly-respected economists have given a glowing report on the Papua New Guinea economy, debunking recent criticisms of the debt levels, deficit and budget financing.

  • 24
  • Mar

A MEDIA training program which was scheduled to be held in Fiji next month has been postponed.

  • 24
  • Mar

A TEAM from SeaWeb Asia Pacific set up in the middle of Suva on Saturday calling for support from members of the public for the 4FJ pledge initiative.

  • 26
  • Mar

INTERNATIONAL Day of Forests had a particular importance for the Pacific region.

  • 26
  • Mar

Communications and Information Technology Minister and Central Bougainville MP Jimmy Miringtoro has raised concerns regarding the recent trouble in Buin, south Bougainville where a shop belonging to Chinese nationals was ransacked.