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AWPA condemns Papua shooting

The Australia West Papua Association (AWPA) condemns the shooting of two high school students in Timika on Monday the 28 September by the Indonesian security forces.

NZ television crew features West Papua

Māori Television’s Native Affairs story on West Papua was the first New Zealand television crew allowed into the Indonesian-ruled Melanesian region in 50 years.

EU lifts yellow card on PNG

The European Commission has  confirmed its zero tolerance policy against illegal fishing worldwide by warning the Comoros and Taiwan that they risk being identified as uncooperative countriesin the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

CBSI declares monetary policy stance

THE GOVERNOR of Central Bank Denton Rarawa says CBSI monetary policy stance for the next six months will remain accommodative as recent economic developments and near term macro projections remain favourable for supporting growth.

ANZ announces new brand campaign here

ANZ last week announced a new direction for its advertising in Solomon Islands connected to the bank’s global brand campaign launched in May this year.

Guadalcanal church leaders meet todiscuss bible translation

AT the invitation of MP David Day Pacha, Guadalcanal Weathercoast church leaders from SSEC, Catholic and ACOM gathered in Honiara to address the need of a Bible translation in the local language(s).

SUVA,  (UNICEF/UNFPA/WHO/DFAT) - Three Pacific Island countries using integrated approaches to health delivery for women, new-borns, children and adolescents will benefit from a nearly AU$7 million UN Joint Programme announced in New York as part of a meeting of Pacific Foreign Ministers.

NAURU has joined the Marshall Islands and Tuvalu to become the third country in the Pacific to ban the controversial practice of transshipping.

Festival to promote tourism in Small Mala

THE Yam festival which was scheduled to be held in South Malaita next year is sure to promote tourism in the little known region of Malaita.

Cab drivers trained on customer service

ABOUT 30 taxi drivers registered under the Henderson International Airport Taxi association have undergone a training as part of improving their customer service to international visitors.