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  • 26
  • Jul

THE first winner of the South Pacific Specialist programme 2016 has been announced by the South Pacific Tourism Organization (SPTO) in Suva, Fiji. Ms. Felicity Alquist of GO Holiday New Zealand is the winner of the newly introduced South Pacific Specialists programme by the South Pacific Tourism Organization (SPTO) as part of its marketing strategies.

  • 19
  • Jul

 

More private sector investment is needed to sustain growth and create jobs in Fiji, Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Vice President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, Mr Bambang Susantono, told participants attending the Pacific Update Conference 2016.

  • 18
  • Jul

Suva (Fiji Times) -  TWENTY youth leaders from Pacific countries, including Fiji, will be part of the Pacific Community's Emerging Youth Leaders of Melanesia program.

  • 16
  • Jul

(MATANGI TONGA) - A goal of year round agricultural harvesting of top quality organic vegetables is within reach for Tonga, except that farmers need to understand just how valuable pig shit really is in order to achieve this.

  • 16
  • Jul

(THE GUAM DAILY POST) -  With the stroke of his pen, and a one-way ticket, Guam Governor Eddie Calvo made good on his promise to deport felony or habitual non-citizen criminals from the island with or without the assistance of the federal government.

  • 16
  • Jul

(EU) - The Head of Cooperation of the European Union Delegation for the Pacific, Christoph Wagner, urged Pacific leaders to continue spearheading international work on climate change mitigation and adaptation, based on the success of the high-ambition coalition in the lead-up to Paris Agreement last November.

  • 16
  • Jul

(PASIFIK NEWS) - Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai says the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) has failed the people of West Papua.

  • 16
  • Jul

PACNEWS - Reports of arrests of West Papuans by Indonesian security forces have increased in numbers since Thursday, as many gathered in anticipation of the Melanesian Spearhead Group decision on the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) membership.

  • 16
  • Jul

WELLINGTON, 15 JULY 2016 (RNZ) -- The  New Zealand government is being warned to prepare for an impending stream of refugees from the Pacific as low-lying atolls are swamped by sea-level rise over the coming decades.

  • 15
  • Jul

Media experts from around the Pacific region held a series of discussion panels at the preconference leading up to the World Journalism Education Congress held at the Auckland University of Technology this week.

  • 13
  • Jul

The Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Secretariat is undergoing a major organizational restructure under the leadership of its new Director-General, Mr Amena Yauvoli as part of measures to address its precarious financial situation and ensure efficiency in carrying its mandates.

  • 11
  • Jul

Port Vila, Vanuatu – Vanuatu’s newly rehabilitated National Freshwater Aquaculture Centre which was severely damaged by Tropical Cyclone Pam last year, was officially re-opened in Port Vila on Friday (8 July).

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