- News : 22 percent pay rise for Vanuatu Government workers [19/11/2017 - Vanuatu]
- Sports News : NZRL throws support behind yearly Pasifika tournament: 'We'd certainly be open to it' [19/11/2017 - New Zealand]
- Business News : ADB reaffirms presence in Cook Islands [19/11/2017 - Cook Islands]
- News Feature : No Support for Climate Change Victims as Fiji Sides With Historical Polluters [19/11/2017 - Germany]
- News Feature : Momentum Builds with New Financial Commitments on Insurance and Forests to Scaled-Up Climate Action by Governments, Cities and Companies [19/11/2017 - Germany]
- News : Norfolk ‘crushed’ by takeover [19/11/2017 - Australia]
- News : Strong leadership must emerge to drive Pacific COP climate ambition forward - Greenpeace [19/11/2017 - Germany]
- Sports News : Fiji send New Zealand tumbling out of World Cup [19/11/2017 - New Zealand]
- Business News : New pack houses: Tonga plan to buy growers’ crops and export them to NZ begins [19/11/2017 - Tonga]
- Business News : Strongim Bisnis launches new office [19/11/2017 - Solomon Islands]
- News Feature : UN conference closes with renewed urgency for greater ambition to tackle climate change [19/11/2017 - Germany]
- News Feature : In major new report, UN environment chief urges ambitious action to save planet from 'pollution menace' [19/11/2017 - Germany]
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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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