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  • Aug

POST COURIER - Telikom PNG Limited and Bmobile will roll out a $US100 million 3G/4G next generation mobile phone network from April next year.

  • 21
  • Aug

RNZI - There are observations other nations, such as China, are filling the vacuum caused by cuts to Australian broadcasting services in the Pacific.

  • 21
  • Aug

THE NATIONAL - Papua New Guinea’s beche-de-mer stock is improving but not at the stage of harvesting, a senior National Fisheries Authority (NFA) official says.

  • 21
  • Aug

POST COURIER - The Papua New Guinea Defence Force has secured a K1.9 billion (US$772 million) loan from overseas to improve its facilities.

  • 20
  • Aug

A NEW newly released stock assessment that shows bigeye tuna is being over-fished underlines why the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) must take decisive action at its December annual meeting to reduce further reductions in bigeye mortality.

  • 20
  • Aug

SCIENTISTS have released new assessments of tuna populations in the western and central Pacific Ocean, and the results include several troubling developments for the world’s largest tuna fishing grounds.

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  • Aug

PEW, Greenpeace and World Wide Fund (WWF) have congratulated the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) for their increased commitments to the sustainable management of their tuna fisheries.

  • 20
  • Aug

THE head of one of the region's key fishing agencies, the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA), says he has witnessed clashes at sea over fishing but nothing as tragic as the killing of several men on the high seas, portrayed in a Youtube video Monday.

  • 20
  • Aug

GWAUNARU’U airport has been closed for quiet sometime now and efficient air transport to Auki has been paralysed affecting the traveling mass.

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  • Aug

Members of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) are meeting this week at the South Pacific Community Headquarters in Noumea, New Caledonia to discuss trade and economic issues and initiatives that will boost trade relations between Melanesian countries under the newly revised MSG Trade Agreement to be finalized in 2015.

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  • Aug

LOCAL businessman and former board member of the Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) Mockson Aaron is now the sole owner of MV Kosco.

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  • Aug

FIJI SUN: Australian investment in Fiji in 2013 increased by a whopping 559 per cent when compared with 2012.