Regional - Solomon Star News

Regional (753)

  • 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.

  • 17
  • Aug

Port Moresby (The National) - THE 2018 APEC meeting presents Papua New Guinea with ways to improve the country’s ways in doing business, Prime Minister Peter O’Neill says.

  • 11
  • Aug

Suva, Fiji (SPC) – A major drive to reduce the release of harmful Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) through the promotion of composting technologies has started in Niue involving more than half of the country’s population.

  • 11
  • Aug

HONIARA, (FFA) - Pacific Island Parties (PIPs) to the treaty on fisheries with the United States have reached agreement on an Interim Arrangement of the Treaty that will enable US tuna purse seine fishing vessels to fish in the waters of the Parties in 2016.

  • 09
  • Aug

PORT MORESBY  (POST COURIER) - A proposed law on a cross media ownership is currently being worked on by the government of Papua New Guinea.

  • 09
  • Aug

SUVA, (VACCINE NEWS) - Two grants, amounting to US$17 million , have been granted to the U.N. Development Programme (UNDP) as well as the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in the Pacific Region.

Page 13 of 48