SPTO to appoint CEO soon

SUVA, (FBC NEWS) – The South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) Board is expected to announce its new Chief Executive soon. This follows the expiry of current CEO,Ilisoni Vuidreketi’s second term in office. Responding to questions sent by FBC News SPTO says the Board is following a process and upon completion, it will announce the successful…

Guam ready for FOPA

GUAM Governor Eddie Calvo said he is feeling a positive vibe as the island community “comes together” to ensure that the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts is a success. Calvo  Wednesday assembled a team of island officials and others for a media blitz about happenings leading up to the 14-day event. Beginning May 22, and…

PNA in safer hands

PNA: The Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) is in safer hands despite the departure of its chief executive officer of six years Dr Transform Aqorau. Solomon Islander Aqorau will leave the Marshall Islands-based organization in August this year. He will be succeeded by Papua New Guinean Ludwig Kumoru, whose appointment was announced last week.…

Pacific Island ministers in Nelson

NELSON, (VOXY) —Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) is to host a delegation of Pacific island fisheries ministers and agency representatives next week (April 14). Ministers from at least a dozen nations will spend the day in Nelson. Participants have been invited from the Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru,…