Kapuls name squad

PORT MORESBY,  (THE NATIONAL) — The PNG Kapuls have named a 24-man squad for the first of their home and away fixtures against the Solomon Islands. The first match will be played at the Lawson Tama Stadium in Honiara, Solomon Islands on June 9. The Melanesian countries will test their credibility as genuine contenders in…

Fiji has strong credentials to host Games

SUVA, (FIJI VILLAGE) — The Pacific Games Council says Fiji has strong credentials to host the Pacific Games following the Tongan government’s withdrawal from hosting it in 2019. Chief Executive Officer Andrew Minogue says there has been a lot of reports about some governments showing interest in hosting the 2019 Pacific Games but everything will…

China boosts Samoa’s Pacific Games bid

APIA,  (SAMOA OBSERVER) — China has signed over $1.8 billion Chinese Yuan (US$261.8 million) to the Samoan government for the maintenance of the Aquatic Centre and the Sports Complex. The deal was signed between China’s visiting Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Zheng Zeguang and Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi. Held at the Prime Minister’s conference…

Vasuni’s query clarified

The Ministry of Forestry and Research on Tuesday clarified concerns raised by Premier Patrick Vasuni to explain current operations of Tropical Resources Ltd on Gela Islands. In a statement yesterday the Forestry Ministry said procedures to acquire felling licenses are clear, and unless the Premier of Central Province overlooked the records and history of the…

More jobs created through tuna industry in PNG

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) – More jobs will be created in Papua New Guinea’s tuna industry following an instruction by the Prime Minister to review and ensure compliance with State Agreements for processors and fishing vessels in Papua New Guinea waters. Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has been briefed by Fisheries Minister, Mao Zeming MP, and…

Navy Blues claim seventh-in-a-row

OFC: Auckland City FC are Oceania____s most successful club side having claimed their seventh-consecutive OFC Champions League title and a place at the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 after beating Team Wellington 2-0 in the second leg of the final at David Farrington Park yesterday. Auckland City coach Ramon Tribulietx was overjoyed with his…