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ADB: positive vibes for Fiji’s economic growth

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has projected Fiji’s growth to moderate to around 2.8 per cent this year and accelerate to three per cent next year.

Natural disaster major threat to Pacific economies

THE relationship between natural disasters and economies was highlighted at the Second Pacific Regional Meeting of Ministers of Energy and Maritime Transport in Nadi..


Today (Saturday) we announce that Australia will provide $250,000 in emergency relief supplies to assist the Government of Solomon Islands respond to the needs of people affected by flooding.

Big hope for tourism in PNG

Tourism industry in Papua New Guinea is an alternative to contribute to their national economy in future to replace the unrenewable resources.

NZ sending help

New Zealand is sending an RNZAF Hercules with emergency relief into the Solomon Islands this morning, Foreign Minister Murray McCully announced on Sunday.

Fiji ready to help Solomons

Fiji will stand in unison with and support Solomon Islands following flash floods in the Melanesian nation that have caused severe destruction and death.

NZ to boost aid to flood-ravaged Solomons

Prime Minister John Key says New Zealand's aid contribution to the Solomon Islands is likely to increase considerably, once the damage caused by devastating floods has been assessed.

Pacific Humanitarian team deployed here

The Pacific Humanitarian Team (PHT) has begun deployments to Honiara on Monday in support of the Government’s response to flash floods which have devastated the capital and provinces in the Solomon Islands.

Global and regional rise of diseases spread by mosquitoes

THE Pacific is currently experiencing a growing epidemic of diseases spread by mosquitoes. The global concern for these diseases was highlighted yesterday, World Health Day; this year’s theme is vector-borne diseases.

Border challenge for Pacific

THE region will be a haven for criminals, drug and human traffickers and money laundering if Customs organisations did not work together.