- News Feature : WTO impasse spurs ACP developing states to find intra-ACP solutions [17/12/2017 - Argentina]
- News Feature : First Asia-Pacific Climate Week brings together governments and private sector to scale-up climate action [17/12/2017 - Thailand]
- Business News : Air Terminal Services strike unlawful: Fiji Labour Minister [17/12/2017 - Fiji]
- Business News : To'omalatai appointed 2018 Pacific Islands tourism ambassador [17/12/2017 - Fiji]
- News : Tonga's parliament to elect new prime minister today [17/12/2017 - Tonga]
- News : PNG Supreme Court rules PM O’Neill warrant ‘defective’ [17/12/2017 - Papua New Guinea]
- News : NZ PM Ardern's father named as new administrator for Tokelau [17/12/2017 - New Zealand]
- News : Samoa Police deployed for peacekeeping mission in Sudan [17/12/2017 - Samoa]
- News : Manus asylum seekers allowed to further claims against state [17/12/2017 - Papua New Guinea]
- News : APEC to involve smaller Pacific states, says PNG MP [17/12/2017 - Papua New Guinea]
- Sports News : Vanuatu's Shing and Solomon runner Firisua top athletes at Mini Games [15/12/2017 - Vanuatu]
- Sports News : Cook Island’s Taea outclassed track queen in 200m race [14/12/2017 - Vanuatu]
- Sponsored : Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC)
The Pacific Islands News Association (PINA) Ltd is the premier regional organisation representing the interests of media professionals in the Pacific region. It links radio, television, newspapers, magazines, online services, national associations and journalism schools in 23 Pacific Island
The regional media organisation was formally registered as a Company Limited by Guarantee on 23 January 2014.
In November 2004, PINA officially merged with the Pacific Islands Broadcasting Association (PIBA) to become the only voice of the regional media in the Pacific. PIBA was established to look after the interests of public broadcasters until the merger.
1. Promote and defend freedom of expression and information
2. Promote and develop professional standards through training and education
3. Develop professional fellowship and cooperation.
- develops training and resource materials, and encourage exchange of information and skills with industry members in the PICs.
- operates a daily news service, PACNEWS, compiled from news articles contributed by members
- Promotes good governance through dissemination of accurate information to Pacific Island Countries (PICs)
- Relationship building with NGOs, donors, and regional organisation in strengthening coverage of their work programmes in the development of PICs.
PINA is governed by an executive board elected by the members during the general assembly held every two years and five Fiji based directors.President: Mr Moses Stevens (Vanuatu)
Vice President: Mr Moses Uludong (Palau)
Print Representative – Mr Ofani Eremae (Solomon Islands)
Radio Representative – Janet Kwalahu (PNG)
Television Representative – Fernando Lobendahn (Fiji)
National Association Representative – Evelyne Toa (Vanuatu)
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