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10:49 pm GMT+12, 18/10/2018
 
An Australian company is pushing ahead with plans to open a coal-fired power plant and coal mine in Papua New Guinea, despite the recent call from the world's most authoritative climate science body to completely cut greenhouse emissions by 2050.   Australian-based and PNG-focused Mayur Resources is proposing the establishment of an “Enviro Energy Park” in the industrial hub of Lae in PNG's Morobe » read more
 
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Ouvea – looking back, looking forward
10:55 pm GMT+12, 18/10/2018, New Caledonia
By Nic Maclellan in Fayaoue, Ouvea, New Caledonia My legs haven’t seen much sun after a long Melbourne winter. So it’s always dangerous to end up on an atoll like Iaai (Ouvea), one of four making up New Caledonia’s outlying Loyalty Islands. The long, long sandy beach and Read more

Pacific nations aren’t cash-hungry, minister, they just want action on climate change
Environment Minister Melissa Price has been trending on Twitter this week – and not for
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Isolation and Opportunity; Strengthening Justice in Remote Solomon Islands
It has been nearly two months since a ship has come to the island of Bellona in Solomon Island
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Conservation Efforts to Preserve Life Below Water
A new initiative designed to support marine ecotourism and the Sustainable Development Goal 14
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USP Journalism Student Awards recognise excellence in journalism
By Mitieli Baleiwai   Distinguished media acad
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Business News
BPNG releases K100 note, 50 toea coin with APEC logo
10:51 pm GMT+12, 18/10/2018, Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer Charles Abel has released the new K100 note and 50 toea coin with the APEC logo.   Abel, who chaired the finance ministers’ meeting on Wednesday, said the release of the new notes and coins marked the important commemoration of Read more

Air Niugini and Kumul Telikom get new bosses
The Papua New Guinea Government has announced the appointments of Alan Milne as Air Niugini Li
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$24m shrimp import bill
Fiji imports 700 tonnes of shrimps at a total cost of about $24 million (US$11 million) annual
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Fiji bankers told to be alert : Financial Intelligence Unit boss
Director of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) Razim Buskh yesterday reminded bankers and l
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Banana breakthrough for Samoa
Samoa sent off its first shipment of export ready bananas to New Zealand, the first since Cycl
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Sports News
Tonga’s success to reinvigorate Test schedule in season 2019
10:59 pm GMT+12, 18/10/2018, New Zealand
IT is arguably the hottest rugby league ticket in the world.   Having already sold out Mt Smart Stadium for Saturday’s Test against Australia, Tonga could have at least three more matches rubber-stamped for next year.   The future of the rising powerhouse will be high on Read more

Revival in Samoan league comes down to player exodus claims Josh McGuire
Dual international Josh McGuire hopes Samoa can one day achieve what Tonga have, but admits it
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Australia vs Tonga Test sold out
Saturday night's historic Test between the Kangaroos and Mate Ma'a Tonga at Mt Smart S
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Tonga name heavyweight pack to lead charge against Kangaroos
Forwards Jason Taumalolo and Andrew Fifita headline a formidable Tongan team named to tackle t
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Tonga believe World Cup experience provides an edge
Tonga players believe they will not only have the overwhelming support of fans at Saturday'
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