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Hospitality training centre to open at USP in Nadi

USP will soon become a ‘one stop shop’ in culinary and hospitality education, says the executive director of Pacific TAFE.

OPINION: Working with Papua New Guinea to support prosperity in our region

Hosting a year of APEC meetings is a significant challenge for any economy, and all APEC economies work closely with the host to support productive engagement and strong outcomes from the meetings.

Climate Action calls for climate partnerships

It is no longer a theoretical discussion but reality, that being that sea level is rising, coastal areas are eroding, food and water security are affected.

Illegal fishing threatens far more than ocean health

Fishing vessels are used in a wide range of transgressions including illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

OPINION: Deep sea mining and the controversial Solwara 1 Project

The company responsible has declined to conduct a preliminary economic study or environmental risk assessment.

Solomon Islands ready to deploy subsea cable with Australia

The Solomons government appointed Huawei as the main turnkey supplier for the cable, which will link Sydney to Honiara.

Pacific Leaders in Honiara for RAMSI withdrawal

Pacific Leaders visited the recently-opened exhibition that portrays the story of RAMSI in pictures from when it started its mission in 2003 to 2017.

Amnesty: Crack down on torture, not protests

On a day when the world is remembering the victims of torture, the Fijian authorities are arresting people for carrying a sign with their names.

ADB rolls out $200m renewables package for 11 Pacific islands

The Pacific Renewable Energy Investment Facility will steer funds to the Cook Islands, Micronesia, Kiribati, Nauru, Palau, the Republic of Marshall Islands, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.

Proposed seabed mining project in breach of international laws

The area that is being targeted for sea bed mining falls under international law, says a prominent environmental lawyer.