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  • 01
  • Apr

Suva, Fjii – Almost 70 new varieties of potato and sweet potato will soon be available to Pacific Island countries and territories, to improve food security across the region.

  • 26
  • Mar

Suva / Geneva: The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) yesterday launched an international appeal for 5.7 million Swiss francs to assist 81,000 people across five Pacific Nations - Vanuatu, Tuvalu, Kiribati, the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea – all of which have been badly affected by Cyclone Pam and other tropical storms (Cyclone Nathan and Tropical Storm Bavi) that have swept across the region in the past ten days.

  • 26
  • Mar

ABC - A joint fundraising effort by the Australian Red Cross and the ABC has raised more than $2 million (US$1.5 million) for Vanuatu's Cyclone Pam relief appeal.

  • 26
  • Mar

A new global disaster risk governance study has identified the Pacific as a priority area.

  • 26
  • Mar

THE Office of the Market Master under the Honiara City Council will kick off a vendors’ inspection at the central market soon.

  • 26
  • Mar

ANZ on Wednesday announced that it will waive fees for International Money Transfers into Vanuatu, as relief efforts continue following the devastation of Tropical Cyclone Pam.

  • 26
  • Mar

The environmental health division of the Ministry of Health and Medical service has successfully conducted a two weeks training for community WASH(Water supply, Sanitation and Hygiene) Facilitator in Guadalcanal province.

  • 25
  • Mar

It came like a bomb, say witnesses

  • 25
  • Mar

The tenth round of the PACER Plus trade negotiations due to be held this week in Port Vila, Vanuatu has been postponed due to the damaging effects of Cyclone Pam, which slammed the country fortnight ago.

  • 25
  • Mar

Bmobile/Vodafone on Friday launched the first of the 12 new 3G+ sites at Kakabona area in West Honiara.

  • 19
  • Mar

SOLOMON Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is yet to receive the 28 days strike notice issued by the Workers Union of Solomon Islands (WUSI) and its SIPA members.

  • 19
  • Mar

SOLOMON Islanders are urged to play a leading role in the monitoring of prices and quality of goods.