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5:23 pm GMT+12, 24/08/2016
 
 Papua New Guinea reserves the right to invoke the Geneva process and other measures within the World Trade Organisation (WTO) through diplomatic process to stop Fiji from expanding its trading list into the country.   This is if Fiji does not honour its commitment under the WTO rules, says PNG’s Ambassador to the European Union and WTO, Joshua Kalinoe in Brussels.   Kalinoe was commenting on the impasse that has » read more
 
No confidence motion to be submitted in Tonga next week Solomon Islands aims to rearm police as Aust-led peacekeepers set to leave
Bishops in Pacific region declare support for West Papua Pacific health leadership on conference agenda in Auckland
 
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What is stopping Papua New Guinea’s Panguna mine from re-opening?
5:33 pm GMT+12, 24/08/2016, Papua New Guinea
The Autonomous Bougainville Government wants to put the operation of the giant Panguna copper mine out to international tender as soon as possible, President John Momis tells Business Advantage PNG.     But key considerations—including the exploration licence, the equity Read more

Investors Urge G20 Leaders to Swiftly Ratify Paris Agreement
Letter by 130 Investors Controlling USD 13 Trillion   As leaders of the w
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“Not just a leader, but a champion”-- FFA’s Movick salutes Minister Elisala Pita as Pacific nations join Tuvalu in mourning
The sudden passing of Tuvalu’s Minister for Natural Resources and Development, Elisala P
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UN partners with Government of Nauru
UN Resident Coordinator for the Pacific, Osnat Lubrani and other Senior UN officials are in Na
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When it comes to its humanitarian work, FAO is in it for the long haul
A seed takes months to develop and grow before it yields its bounty, but conflict or natural d
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Business News
NZ to host Pacific trade and development talks
5:28 pm GMT+12, 24/08/2016, New Zealand
 New Zealand Trade Minister Todd McClay will Chair a meeting of Trade Ministers and senior representatives from 16 countries in Christchurch on Friday 26 August to negotiate the final terms of a trade and development deal for the Pacific region, called the Pacific Agreement on Closer Read more

Fiji Farmers vow not to grow Okra until export ban is lifted
Over 40 farmers in the Sigatoka Valley can no longer export Okra to New Zealand.  
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PNG seeking Fiji’s approval to lift Ox & Palm ban
Papua New Guinea Minister for Trade, Commerce and Industry, Richard Maru, will be writing to t
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Kiribati Revenue Equalization Reserve Fund receives $70 million
The Kiribati Government says it has deposited AUD$70 million (US$53 million) into the Kiribati
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Fiji's new departures check-in terminal being tested
A portion of the new departures check-in terminal at the Nadi International Airport has been o
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Sports News
The 2017 Pacific Mini Games honour Joe Carlo
11:18 pm GMT+12, 23/08/2016, Vanuatu
The 2017 Pacific Mini Games Local Organising Committee (Van2017) was deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Joe Carlo on August 21.   As the CEO of the organisation since 2012, Joe worked tirelessly on the Games, and was the instrumental leader behind the bid.   Chairman Read more

Matai Akauola ’s diary from Rio
Oi (Bula) from the Rio Olympic Village.   It is time to sign off from Rio
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Fijian Olympic gold medal winner to star for Rams
The Western Sydney Rams have signed Olympic gold medalist Vetemo Ravouvou for the 2016 Buildco
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2017 Pacific Mini Games CEO dies, ONOC family pay tribute to late Calo
Condolence messages for the late Joe Bomal Carlo have been pouring in since Sunday from the Oc
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The boys and I want him to stay says Kauvesi
old medal winning 7s team manager Roapte Kauvesi says the team want’s coach Ben Ryan to
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