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  • 14
  • May

SYDNEY, 1 (AFP) - Australia's Bureau of Meteorology  has warned the El Nino weather phenomenon, which can spark deadly and costly climate extremes, will pack a punch this year after declaring its onset in the tropical Pacific.

  • 14
  • May

They will be calling the Games live on their radio net- works throughout the two weeks of competition and will also be providing their audiences with updates leading up to the Games.

  • 13
  • May

THE NATIONAL - Bank South Pacific (BSP) says it is waiting for few more regulatory approvals before it can fully acquire the banking operations of Westpac in Samoa, Cook Islands, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Tonga for A$125 million (US$99 million).

  • 13
  • May

POST COURIER - The Papua New Guinea Government will push for Indonesia to become an associate member of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) to encourage greater participation of its 11 million West Papuans in cultural, trade and investment opportunities with their Melanesian wantoks.

  • 13
  • May

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) and the United Nations Pacific Financial Inclusion Program (PFIP) have sent four local business and bank officials to attend a high level agents training in the Philippines this week.

  • 13
  • May

PNG LOOP - Indonesian President Joko Widodo has invited business communities in PNG to invest in Indonesia and participate in its economic growth.

  • 13
  • May

POST COURIER - A large foreign fishing company has delivered to the shores of Papua New Guinea its first load of certified skipjack tuna, harvested from the Pacific Island Nation (PNA) waters.

  • 22
  • Apr

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  • 20
  • Apr

Suva (Fiji Times) - AFTER six years as a mobile telecommunications provider in the country, Digicel Fiji says one of its greatest achievements has been the level of competition it has brought to Fiji.

  • 20
  • Apr

Port Moresby (The National) -  Gold Ridge Mining Ltd (GRML) continues to seek approval from the Solomon Islands Government to dewater the tailings storage facility (TSF) at the Gold Ridge mine.

  • 19
  • Apr

Suva-based director of the Sub-regional International Labour Organisation (ILO) David Lamotte has urged the Pacific media to be sensitive when reporting on issues concerning children.

  • 19
  • Apr

New video footage showing the bloody aftermath of the Paniai massacre in West Papua highlights the urgent need for Indonesia to hold an independent and transparent investigation into the tragedy, says Minority Rights Group International (MRG).