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World Bank endorses $10 million for Tonga

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors last week endorsed a plan to contribute approximately US$10 million to the Government of Tonga to support the reconstruction and repair of houses for hundreds of families in Ha'apai whose homes were badly damaged or destroyed by Tropical Cyclone Ian in January this year.

Video Technology Skyward: Bringing Aerial View Closer

After months of testing with the Civil Aviation Authority of Fiji, a Nadi company, Skyward Industries, has gone airborne with the latest in DSLR camera technology.

PNG to gain more from efficient infrastructure

DEVELOPING economies like Papua New Guinea will gain more from investing in infrastructure such as road, bridges, ports unlike advanced economies, ANZ’s Asia- Pacific economist Daniel Wilson said.

PNG’s microwave link

TELIKOM PNG Ltd has invested about K53 million in a microwave transport system to support its rollout of the national broadband network (NBN).

Show attracts traders

TRADE Pasifika has confirmed that about 100 exhibitors will showcase niche products at this year's exhibition in Suva.

ANZ gives glowing report on economy

TWO highly-respected economists have given a glowing report on the Papua New Guinea economy, debunking recent criticisms of the debt levels, deficit and budget financing.

Media training in limbo

A MEDIA training program which was scheduled to be held in Fiji next month has been postponed.

4FJ pledge attracts numbers

A TEAM from SeaWeb Asia Pacific set up in the middle of Suva on Saturday calling for support from members of the public for the 4FJ pledge initiative.

Forest vital for the region

INTERNATIONAL Day of Forests had a particular importance for the Pacific region.

Communications and Information Technology Minister and Central Bougainville MP Jimmy Miringtoro has raised concerns regarding the recent trouble in Buin, south Bougainville where a shop belonging to Chinese nationals was ransacked.