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News (8989)

  • 19
  • Mar

SPC: SPC is issuing a series of country reports for the Cook Islands, Fiji, Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu covering the status of sea cucumber resources and related management recommendations. While these coastal invertebrates are generally in decline, the situation in each country calls for specific recommendations.

  • 20
  • Mar

The regional member for Papua New Guinea's autonomous province of Bougainville says setting up a television station is crucial as the province prepares for its eventual referendum on independence.

  • 20
  • Mar

A total of 71 Ni-Vanuatu workers will be recruited to begin work as fruit and vegetable pickers on five different farms at the Maroochy SunShine, Pacific Crop Harvesting PTY LTD in Australia by Tuesday next week.

  • 20
  • Mar

It’s important to measure the value of tourism and see how much it contributes to the different sectors within the country.

  • 20
  • Mar

Several franchises in Australia have indicated interest in partnering with National Development Bank (NDB) to bring in businesses to support locals in setting up businesses, bank managing director Moses Liu said.  

  • 20
  • Mar

SPC: A regional research initiative is looking at innovative approaches to induce activators in plants to enhance their defences to fight off pests and diseases. The research is focusing on a mechanism by which an activator trips the plants’ own defensive shield. The research work being implemented by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) with donor partners is part of an integrated effort to find sustainable pest management regimes for high value crops such as vegetables.

  • 24
  • Mar

THE Government of Papua New Guinea has been using seaweed farming as a source of income for the past six years.

  • 24
  • Mar

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.

  • 24
  • Mar

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.

  • 24
  • Mar

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.

  • 24
  • Mar

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

  • 24
  • Mar

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