Wednesday, August 23, 2017

SOUTH PACIFIC NEWS

Pacific need sustained support for water services

The panel would provide advice and guidance to the Council and progress the development and implementation of new initiatives.

PNG NEWS

World’s third-largest rain forest may disappear in ten years

This is due to illegal logging, manmade fires and constant farming of cash crops and food gardens.

FIJI NEWS

Fiji Ministry of Education takes up stewardship of Financial Education Program

The award-winning FinEd project was handed over from the Pacific Financial Inclusion Program (PFIP) to Fiji’s Ministry of Education this week.

VANUATU NEWS

NZ research ship flares Vanuatu-France border dispute

Vanuatu's Prime Minister, Charlot Salwai, said that the New Zealand team had asked the government in New Caledonia if it could carry out research, but not Vanuatu.

SOLOMON ISLANDS NEWS

Solomon Islands Anti-Corruption Task Force arrests government permanent secretary

Henry Murray is the second permanent secretary in recent times to be charged for awarding contracts to companies owned by family members.