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Youth Market gears up for a final bang

The Youth Market is on again for the final time this year and it’s bigger with more components than its predecessors being the only five day youth market event to be organised this year by the [email protected] Youth Market team.

PNG PM O’Neill to address mining conference in Australia

POST COURIER: Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill is expected to give a keynote address at the opening session at PNG Mining and Petroleum Investment conference from December 1-3 at the Sydney Hilton, Sydney, Australia.

International day for the elimination of violence against women

The Pacific Disability Forum (PDF) calls for the inclusion of women and girls with disabilities in the fight against gender-based violence as the world marks the International Day for the elimination of violence against women.

Retire your acquittal says MCT

THE GOVERNMENT through the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) yesterday reminded tourism recipients in Central Island, Malaita, Renbel and Guadalcanal provinces to provide acquittal reports of how they have spent their tourism funding to the Ministry.

Epalle stages thanks-giving mass

 Bishop Epalle Catholic School on Tuesday gathered at Holy Cross Cathedral for their annual thanks giving mass.

Vanuatu parliament suspends 16 MPs

RNZI: Vanuatu's parliament has passed a motion to suspend 16 opposition MPs over alleged bribery, RNZI reports.

Improved FAD management will protect tuna and sharks

For centuries, fishermen have known that tuna and other species form large schools under floating objects, whether natural or man-made. Industrial tuna fishing crews utilize this knowledge to construct specialized fish aggregating devices, or FADs, which make it easier to find and catch fish.

WORLD BANK - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors yesterday approved US$5 million for the Economic Reform and Recovery Development Policy Operation which will support continued economic and financial reform and provide rapid financing to deal with the impacts of the severe flooding which hit the nation in April 2014.

Local artist to showcase work in Australia

A prolific local artist, Martin Fakaia is preparing for an exhibition at PACIFIKA Indigenous Art Alliance Exhibition (PIAAE)to be held on December 5 at Townsville, Queensland.

$10m of AusAID funds stolen

Fraudsters in suspected collusion with Solomon Islands government officials have embezzled an estimated $10 million in Australian foreign aid funds destined for hospitals and clinics, some through a fake company called Joke Shipping Services.