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  • 29
  • May

The regional non-governmental group, the Pacific Network on Globalisation (PANG), is calling on Forum Island Trade Ministers meeting in Kiribati this week to learn the mistakes from previous negotiations and avoid making binding commitments in areas that will not support their exporters.

  • 29
  • May

Two-thirds of the Pacific Islands communities could run out of fish to feed their populations within 15 years.

  • 29
  • May

Developing countries that invested in quality jobs from the early 2000s grew nearly one percentage point faster every year since 2007 and were better able to weather the economic crisis than comparable economies, according to a new report by the United Nations labour agency.

  • 28
  • May

The 2014 Forum Trade Ministers Meeting (FTMM) will be held in Tarawa, Kiribati on 28 May 2014.

  • 28
  • May

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, on Tuesday launched Lighting Papua New Guinea, a project to help half a million people get safe and affordable solar off-grid lighting that will boost business, allow children to study, cut household costs, and help women stay safe on the streets.

  • 28
  • May

THEY fit in a pocket, have batteries that last all week and are almost indestructible: old-school Nokias, Ericssons and Motorolas are making a comeback as consumers tired of fragile and overly-wired smartphones.

  • 28
  • May

The poultry industry in Papua New Guinea last year contributed K750 million (US$264 million) to the nations coffers, says Poultry Industry Association President Stanley Leahy.

  • 28
  • May

WESTPAC Fiji has installed horizontal sliding flood plank barriers at its Nadi branch to protect its property and increase the ability to serve customers during flooding.

  • 19
  • May

When they meet in Geneva this week, health ministers from across the 53-nation Commonwealth community will put national and global health policy priorities front and centre.

  • 19
  • May

SPC, Suva, Fiji – An innovative Pacific regional meeting to be held from 9 to 13 June in Nadi, Fiji, aims to advance the region’s interests in global United Nations bodies in key areas such as gender equality and climate change.

  • 17
  • May

THE major of the Port Vila Municipality (PVMC), Ulrich Sumptoh, his deputy Leimara Maraki, councillors of the PVMC, the town clerk, his deputy and heads of departments made an inaugural visit to the Director General and Staff of the MSG Secretariat Wednesday in Port Vila.

  • 15
  • May

RNZI: The Fiji Labour Party says the prime minister must provide audited accounts of his salary from April 2010 onwards, RNZI reports.