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PINA board re- elected

Pacific Islands News Association (PINA) president Moses Stevens from Vanuatu, is in for his third term as the PINA president.

Nautilus ends deal with PNG govt

Nautilus Minerals Limited which is currently operating the world’s first Sea Bed Mining in Papua New Guinea has announced, it is terminating its agreement with the State of PNG.

ANZ Asian Business Centre launched in Fiji

ANZ has announced the launch of the ANZ Asian Business Centre in Fiji, marking a first for Fiji and the Pacific.

Fulton College opens new campus

A new era began for Fulton College last Wednesday as approximately 600 people gathered to celebrate the opening of the Sabeto campus by General Conference president Dr Ted Wilson and Fiji Education minister Filipe Bole.

An additional one million dollars has been allocated for renewable energy activities in the Cook Islands, Kiribati and Samoa under PIGGAREP+, a Pacific regional project to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through renewable energy activities. 

National Heritage site managers regional training course

National heritage site managers from around the region meet in Suva this week for a regional training course on world heritage sites management in the Pacific.  

RNZI: The Papua New Guinea police say it has not had any reports of Manus island locals being involved in attacks on asylum seekers in Canberra's off-shore processing camp.

US lauds gas project in PNG

United States Congressman and chair of the Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on National Security Homeland Defence and Foreign Operations in the House of Representative Jason Chaffetz has thanked the Papua New Guinea government for its ongoing support of the PNG LNG project.

Aust woos Fijian military regime

AUSTRALIAN Foreign Minister Julie Bishop visited the Pacific state of Fiji last Friday and Saturday, promising steps to drop sanctions against its military government as part of efforts to “normalise” diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Griffith Uni and MSG sign pact

GRIFFITH University and the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Secretariat have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 30th January 2014 at the Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia to consolidate a framework for long-term collaboration and partnership between the organisations.