Top Stories

Thu
23
Mar

Solomon Minister Of Finance: Government Cash Flow Is Stable, Obligations Being Met

 

The Minister of Finance and Treasury, Hon Snyder Rini has lashed out at the statement by Hon Rick Hou in the Solomon Star on 22 March 2017 as misleading and inappropriate.

+ continue reading
Thu
23
Mar

Petition Seeks NZ Gov Stand On Abuses In West Papua

 

New Zealand's parliament has been presented with a public petition urging government action on the human rights situation in West Papua.

Activist Maire Leadbeater and Murray Short, who was representing the Religious Society of Friends (or Quakers), presented their petition, with 729 signatures on it, to the Foreign Affairs and Defence Select Committee.

+ continue reading
Thu
23
Mar

Fiji Economist: Fiji Human Rights Commission Ignored The Post-Mutiny Deaths Of Five Soldiers

 

A prominent Fiji economist says the deaths of five soldiers have been ignored by the authorities who are supposed to uphold human rights.

+ continue reading
Thu
23
Mar

French Polynesia's Tahoeraa Party To Endorse Le Pen For French President

 

French Polynesia's Tahoeraa Huiraatira of Gaston Flosse has formally committed to endorse Marine Le Pen of the National Front as candidate for the French presidential election.

+ continue reading
Thu
23
Mar

Cooks State Owned Enterprise Management Silent On Power Authority Firings

 

The Cook Islands Investment Board, which manages state owned enterprises, won't say why it fired a board said to have done an excellent job in making an outer islands power station more efficient.

+ continue reading
Thu
23
Mar

Niue Hoping To Sign Deal With China For Road Improvement

 

Niue is hoping to sign a deal with the Chinese government by mid year to have the island's badly potholed ring road fixed up.

+ continue reading
Thu
23
Mar

Substantial Doubts That The CNMI Utility Corporation Can Continue To Operate

 

Its recurring losses are raising substantial doubts about the Commonwealth Utilities Corp.’s ability to continue operating, according to an analysis of CUC’s fiscal year 2015 audit report.

The analysis was presented by the Legislature’s fiscal analyst, David S. Demapan, during the Senate Committee on Public Utilities, Transportation and Communications meeting on Tuesday with CUC officials.

+ continue reading
Thu
23
Mar

World Bank To Provide PNG a $70M Loan For Water Supply And Sanitation Development Project

 

 The Government, through the Department of Treasury, has signed to obtain a US$70 million (K223m) loan from World Bank for a water supply and sanitation development project.

+ continue reading
Thu
23
Mar

NZ To Assist Fiji With Improving Border Management

 

An agreement to successfully deliver the Fiji Country Plan and strengthen border management was signed yesterday by the Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority (FRCA) and the New Zealand Customs Services.

+ continue reading
Thu
23
Mar

Coral Bleaching Reversed Off New Caledonia

 

Corals which were bleached off New Caledonia last year have been found to have recovered this year.

+ continue reading

Pages