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  • 12
  • Jun

Air New Zealand has revamped its fare options for domestic flights, with last-minute business customers most likely to benefit from the changes.

  • 12
  • Jun

The private sector in the Asia-Pacific region holds $33 trillion which could help finance sustainable development, the United Nations economic and social office in the region said, calling for greater partnerships in the social and environmental sectors, and for a reworking of the region’s financial regulations.

  • 12
  • Jun

The European Union warned Tuesday the Philippines, one of the world's largest fishing nations, and Papua New Guinea that they faced an import ban if they do not curb illegal fishing.

  • 12
  • Jun

RAPID migration to cities and towns, driven by scarce public services and jobs in rural areas, is producing a profound social shift in Pacific Island countries, where agrarian life has dominated for generations.

  • 05
  • Jun

THE number of developing countries with policies in place to support renewable energy has increased six-fold in just eight years, resulting in one-fifth of the world’s power production now coming from renewable sources, according to a United Nations-backed report produced ahead of the UN Sustainable Energy for All Forum.

  • 05
  • Jun

Asian Development Bank and New Zealand are helping the Government of Tonga reconstruct and climate and disaster-proof the electricity network and school facilities that were damaged by Cyclone Ian in January 2014.

  • 05
  • Jun

New Britain Palm Oil’s cattle operations in Ramu and Numundo in West New Britain, had generated K17.4 million in revenue last year.

  • 05
  • Jun

THE announced sale of Datec is subject to regulatory approvals but Steamships Trading Company Ltd is confident these can be secured, managing director Geoff Cundle said.

  • 05
  • Jun

A POSITIVE economic outlook typically raises demand for credit as corporations take on loans with the view that they will be able to capture a piece of the more sanguine future growth outlook or profits, says a report released by the ANZ Bank.

  • 05
  • Jun

Eleven Pacific Island nations have been invited to participate in an annual trade exhibition in Melbourne, Australia, later this year.

  • 05
  • Jun

World food prices rose in the first quarter of the year for the first time since their all-time high in August 2012, driven by rising demand in China, drought in the United States and unrest in Ukraine.

  • 03
  • Jun

Papua New Guinea is ready to host the 5th Melanesian Festival of Arts and Culture in Port Moresby.

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