Pacific job market shows resilience amidst challenges, ILO report shows

The International Labour Organisation (ILO), reports ongoing challenges within the Pacific job market, despite resilient growth. The Pacific Tripartite High-Level Dialogue on Decent Work and...

Australia pays controversial Chinese company millions for Nauru’s new port

Amid intensifying competition in the region, Australia is bankrolling a Chinese government-backed construction company with a chequered history to build Nauru’s new port. In January,...

Optimising the role of public finance will advance universal energy access

The world has only seven years left to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Together with other custodian agencies of the goal seven – to...

Tackling gender gaps in Fisheries: Inaugural GESI Forum kicks off with FFA and SPC

The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) in collaboration with the Pacific Community (SPC), is hosting its first ever Gender and Social Inclusion (GESI)...

U.S Coast Guard says boardings of Chinese fishing vessels in South Pacific legal

The U.S Coast Guard has rejected comments by a Chinese diplomat that its recent boarding of Chinese fishing boats in the Pacific Islands alongside...

Fiji Cabinet approves minimum wage review

Fiji Cabinet has given the green light to assess the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and the ten Sectoral Minimum Wage Regulations. This review will also...

Bougainville changes law on gold

Bougainville is making changes to its mining law with the aim of introducing a tax on gold that leaves the region. President Ishmael Toroama said...

No PACER Plus: PNG Trade Minister Maru

Papua New Guinea will maintain its position of last 10 years not to be part of PACER Plus, says the Minister for International Trade...

East Asia and Pacific to sustain growth amid global headwinds

Developing East Asia and Pacific is growing faster than the rest of the world but slower than it was before the pandemic, the World...

Forum SG Puna calls for action on Correspondent Banking Relationships

Forum Secretary General, Henry Puna opened the High-Level Event on Correspondent Banking Relationships(CBR) Wednesday with a call for collaboration and action. “We gather here as...

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