Monday, February 20, 2017

SOUTH PACIFIC NEWS

OPINION: France dives back into the South Pacific

Paris is refocusing attention on its island territories, the new strategic front line between Asia and the Americas.

PNG NEWS

PNG LNG announces addition to gas resources

ExxonMobil PNG, operator of the PNG LNG joint venture, said yesterday it has added 2.3 trillion cubic feet to the existing project fields’ resource base.

FIJI NEWS

$2.32 condemns workers to life of poverty

Fiji's minimum wage is condemning unskilled workers to a life of poverty and exploitation by businesses, claims the Fiji Trades Union Congress.

VANUATU NEWS

Vanuatu Government and World Bank to strengthen partnership

Vanuatu and the World Bank have committed to strengthening their partnership, with the Bank set to establish a more significant presence in Port Vila.

SOLOMON ISLANDS NEWS

PM praises NZ development assistance

The Prime Minister says New Zealand’s development assistance to Solomon Islands focusses on areas that ‘really’ matter to the country.