MSG chair congratulates Vanuatu’s new President

The Chair of the Melanesian Spearhead Group and Spokesperson of the FLNKS of Kanaky New Caledonia, Mr Victor Tutugoro, congratulated the newly elected 8th President of the Republic of Vanuatu, His Excellency Fr. Baldwin Lonsdale of TORBA Province in Vanuatu.             Mr Tutugoro in a congratulatory letter to His Excellency President Baldwin, said President Baldwin’s…

Development of Pacific regional efficient lighting strategy under way

SPC: Improving energy efficiency offers the Pacific region multiple benefits, including reduced dependence on imported petroleum fuels, increased energy security, lower energy bills and reduced greenhouse gas emissions. For this reason, efficient lighting has been identified as one of the main ‘accelerators’ to achieve the sustainable energy for all (SE4ll) objectives. To support the efforts…

Fijian officer seconded to MSG

FBC NEWS: Fiji’s Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Erami Raibe has taken up his new role as the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Department of Peacekeeping Officer in Port Villa, Vanuatu. The establishment of the MSG/DPKO was done to strengthen security capability and cooperation between member countries in the MSG region. SSP Raibe’s role will be…

Air Niugini reduces fuel surcharge

POST COURIER – Papua New Guinea National airline Air Niugini has announced reduction in fuel surcharge for both domestic and international routes-effective from Monday. The airline chief executirve officer (CEO) Simon Foo said the decrease in fuel surcharge was due to reduction in fuel prices on the world market and also the current exchange rate.…

Bainimarama give glory back to God

 Fiji First party give honour and glory back to God for the victory to form the new government during a thanksgiving service at ANZ stadium in Suva last Sunday.  Thousands of supporters from western to eastern part of Fiji from all races join the thanksgiving service.  Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said he was so thankful…

Strong lead for Fiji’s Bainimarama

RNZI: The party of Fiji’s prime minister Frank Bainimarama holds a commanding lead based on provisional results in the country’s landmark election. Votes from more than half the polling stations have been tallied and after 12 hours of counting FijiFirst has 60 percent of the vote. Its nearest rival Sodelpa, which has its foundations in…