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  • 24
  • Aug

Suva (Fiji Times) - A SERIES of key trade meetings will be held this week in Nadi by the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG).

  • 24
  • Aug

JAIPUR, (AFP) - Two of the world's most vulnerable low-lying island nations, Kiribati and Tuvalu, have said failure at upcoming climate talks in Paris is not an option as rising sea levels threaten their very existence.

  • 22
  • Aug

More than 25 regional financial supervisors and experts will be in Honiara next week for the annual meeting of the Association of Financial Supervisors of Pacific Countries (AFSPC).

  • 22
  • Aug

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) - Visa on arrival for Australian tourists should be ready by October and the paper work is still in its policy stages, Papua New Guinea National Planning Minister Charles Abel has announced.

  • 19
  • Aug

(UNDP) – Over 30 journalists from Fiji, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu recently participated in a two-day workshop on the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) Awareness Training for Pacific Media in Tonga.

  • 18
  • Aug

Organisers of the biennial Pacific Microfinance week are pleased to announce that the head of the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) will be visiting Honiara in September.

  • 18
  • Aug

HONIARA, (THE NATIONAL) - Two of Bank South Pacific’s (BSP) Papua New Guinea-based staff members have been appointed to management roles in its Solomon Island operations. 

  • 18
  • Aug

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) - Papua New Guinea Agriculture and Livestock Minister Tommy Tomscoll has announced a major ban on the import of more than ten different fruits and vegetables.

  • 18
  • Aug

Noumea, New Caledonia (SPC) – The French Development Agency (AFD) and the Pacific Community (SPC) have signed a funding agreement to implement a commitment by the President of France, François Hollande, to provide the Pacific Community with a high-level international climate change expert.

  • 17
  • Aug

Suva, FIJI (SPTO): The South Pacific Specialist Programme, the online training programme for travel agents, will be the focus of a two-day ‘Treasures of the South Pacific’ Australian workshop that will promote the programme to retail  travel agencies and tour wholesalers.

  • 17
  • Aug

RAROTONGA, (COOK ISLANDS NEWS) - People departing the Cook Islands no longer have to complete a departure form at the airport.

  • 17
  • Aug

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) - Grade 8 and Grade 10 national examinations in Papua New Guinea will be scrapped by 2017.

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