- News : UN Chief poses for Time cover off 'sinking Pacific Island nation' of Tuvalu [14/06/2019 - Fiji]
- News : Australia's attitude to China "patronising and unfair" - Fiame [14/06/2019 - Samoa]
- News : Tuvalu agrees to host Polynesian Leaders Group meeting in August [14/06/2019 - American Samoa]
- News Feature : Papua New Guinea's most divisive PM is gone – his successor must learn from his mistakes [14/06/2019 - Papua New Guinea]
- News Feature : New Zealand's first female vascular surgeon is smashing stereotypes [13/06/2019 - New Zealand]
- Business News : Samoa's seasonal workers - the triple win effect [13/06/2019 - Samoa]
- Business News : South Pacific island progress linked to B&R dynamics [13/06/2019 - Fiji]
- Sports News : Tickets for Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games on sale soon [12/06/2019 - Samoa]
- News Feature : How Dengue, a Deadly Mosquito-Borne Disease, Could Spread in a Warming World [12/06/2019 - United States]
- News Feature : Pacific Regional Workshop on Post Cotonou Negotiations Opens in Suva [12/06/2019 - Fiji]
- Business News : New international airline for Tonga through Nauru partnership [12/06/2019 - Tonga]
- Business News : Legislation fix set to curb Illegal logging in Fiji [12/06/2019 - Fiji]
- Sponsored : Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC)
Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill will represent the Pacific in the upcoming Second Belt and Road Forum for international cooperation in Beijing next week, which will be chaired by Chinese President Xi Jinping.
O’Neill confirmed that PNG will represent the Pacific in the upcoming belt and road forum in Beijing next week which he will attend.
He said this meeting is very significant for Papua New Guinea and the Pacific as the leaders which he will be part of, will take stock of what has been achieved and draw a blueprint for future cooperation to further enrich Belt and Road Initiative cooperation.
Chinese Ambassador to PNG Xue Bing said this forum will be attended by 40 world leaders and representatives from more than 100 countries.
“In one week’s time, the Prime Minister Peter O’Neill) will make another visit to China to attend the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation,” he said.
“The theme of this year’s Forum is: Belt and Road Cooperation: Shaping a Brighter Shared Future, and the Forum events include the opening ceremony, a leaders’ round table, a high-level meeting, thematic forums, a CEO conference and other side events.
“Representatives from more than 100 countries, including about 40 leaders of foreign governments, have confirmed their attendance,” he said.
SOURCE: THE NATIONAL/PACNEWS
Pacific Islands News Association
Who & What is PINA?
International News Safety Institute (INSI)
Media Helping Media