PACER Plus, only a matter of time: Vanuatu

PORT VILA, (VANUATU DAILY POST) – The official decision is yet to be made, but Vanuatu is already organising itself to better suit the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER Plus) when the time comes to put pen to paper. Early this week Prime Minister Charlot Salwai said during an interview that the Government…

Nauru Airlines extends Honiara service

YAREN, (NAURU GOVT) – Nauru Airlines has commenced its extended service of Honiara providing convenient travel choices for visitors. Residents and visitors to and from the Solomon Islands will have the choice of early travel to Honiara from Brisbane on Fridays and a Sunday afternoon service from Honiara to Brisbane. “Nauru Airlines is pleased to…

PT&I’s Pacific Path to Market programme a success

AUCKLAND, (PT &I) – Pacific Islands Trade & Invest’s delegation of 25 small Pacific Island businesses has given the four-day Pacific Path to Market programme the thumbs up. The representatives from eight Pacific Islands countries, arrived for Auckland’s Pasifika Festival 26-27 March. They are returning to their home islands after a successful and busy two-day…

Survivors tell of ordeal

SOME of the survivors of the fire incident at the fish & chip area, Central market which caught fire on Thursday said the fire had caught them by surprise because it happened so fast. As result there was shock and panic as the fire burst into huge balls of fire from one of the fish…

New shredding machine for dump site

THE Honiara City Council (HCC) has finally taken delivery of a new shredding machine on Wednesday. The machine is being installed at the Ranadi landfill dump site, east Honiara. The donation was made possible by Sumitomo Metal and Mining Solomon Limited (SMM Solomon). “This is first of its kind for the HCC to have this…

‘Handle with care’

The new shredding machine for the Ranadi landfill in East Honiara costs about $382,000 therefore its must be taken care of. Sumitomo Metal and Mining Solomon Limited (SMM Solomon) which helped to fund the new machine urged the Honiara City Council (HCC) yesterday during the official handing over of the machine to the country. Ken…

Six PNG Pepes head for Singapore

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) – Six Papua New Guinea Pepes players departed for Singapore Monday. The players were selected by Netball Singapore to participate at the 2017 National Netball Super League in Singapore which is under the National Super League international player programme. The competition includes six participating teams and the players will be joining…

ONOC General Assembly in Fiji

NADI, (INSIDE THE GAMES) – Representatives from Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) member nations are arriving in Nadi as the continental organisation prepares to stage its Annual General Assembly. The General Assembly is scheduled to take place in Fiji on April 1, with a packed series of workshops and Commission meetings held in the build-up.…