Friday, July 21, 2017

SOUTH PACIFIC NEWS

‘Missed opportunity’ for Pacific at recent Oceans conference

The first UN Oceans conference in June ‘continues to perpetuate the myth that we are weak and small and need to be treated differently’.

PNG NEWS

Rampage in Finschhafen district in Morobe province after PNG Speaker ousted

Three elementary schools and a newly built police station were burned in the rampage. Vehicles bought and presented to church groups were also removed.

FIJI NEWS

Climate change warming Fiji, China relations

A policy analyst for the Fiji government, Joseph Veramu, said Fiji was on a mission to get industrialised economies to reduce emissions.

VANUATU NEWS

NZ appoints new high commissioner to Vanuatu

Mr Schwass is currently unit manager of the South East Asia Division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and was previously ambassador to Timor-Leste.

SOLOMON ISLANDS NEWS

Solomon Islands Mining minister allegedly filmed in secret meeting

The footage shows the minister, David Day Pacha's vehicle, an SUV with registered plate number G- 3903, arriving at the carpark around 10:40pm.