Air Niugini’s latest acquisition of an additional Fokker 100 Jet aircraft is expected to arrive in Port Moresby next week, just in time for the peak Christmas period.
Papua New Guinea Government and development partners supporting the PNG energy sector, kicked off a two day consultative workshop yesterday to look at the country’s National Electrification Roll out Plan (NEROP), which aims to increase electricity access to 70 percent of households by 2030.
The world will need 70 per cent more food, as measured by calories, to feed a global population of 9.6 billion in 2050, and must achieve this through improvements in the way people produce and consume, according to a report released today by the United Nations and its partners.
Greenpeace activists yesterday deployed a floating banner at a harbour in the Pacific, reading: “Fewer boats more fish WCPFC Act Now!” This message is directed at the members of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), who are meeting in Cairns, Australia next week.
RNZI: Tonga Power Ltd’s chief executive, John van Brink, says fraudulent activities uncovered at a company it acquired earlier this year have cost the company and the general public thousands of pa’anga, RNZI reports.
RNZI: French Polynesia’s nuclear test veterans organisation says it finds it difficult to see any substantive advance in France extending the nuclear fallout zone eligible to file compensation claims, RNZI reports.
Indonesian forces have again opened fire on a peaceful Jayapura gathering of about 500 people held by the West Papua National Committee (KNPB), with the shooting of at least 4 demonstrators, and the confirmed death of at least one, on November 26.
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