Why PNG supports nuclear dumping in the Pacific

PAPUA NEW GUINEA – the largest of the Melanesian countries once described by Australia as the Pacific’s arch of instability – has explained why it gives conditional support for Japan’s decision to dump radioactive nuclear wastewater into the Pacific Ocean. Port Moresby’s position in supporting Tokyo was revealed in a confidential National Executive Council (NEC)…

POLICE COOPERATION PLAN IS TO IMPROVE ROYAL SOLOMON ISLANDS POLICE FORCE

The signing of the Police Cooperation Plan between Solomon Islands and China is premised on Solomon Islands Government’s policy to strengthen Royal Solomon Islands Police Force. The Implementation Plan is to upskill, build and enhance the capability and capacity of the 1500 RSIPF officers to look after our 700,000 population, the government explained in a…

University of Queensland reps visit SI

A GROUP from the University of Queensland is currently visiting Solomon Islands under Australia’s New Colombo Mobility Project. The group consists of professors and undergraduates. A statement from the Australian High Commission in Honiara said the group will hear about the huge development projects under the Solomon Islands Australia Partnership, listen to locals in Choiseul…