BSP budgeting K345m in capital expenditure

BSP Financial Group Limited is budgeting K345 million (US$90 million) in capital expenditure over two years starting this year, says Group Chief Executive Officer, Mark Robinson. Speaking during the bank’s 2024 annual general meeting last…

U.S. proposes new defence site in Palau

The U.S military is proposing a new defence site in Palau as part of its strategy to beef up regional security amid escalating tensions in the Indo-Pacific. According to a statement from the Joint Region…

The Fijian Drua desperate to make the top 8

It was another good day out for the Fijian Drua at home this weekend with a win keeping them in contention for the top 8. Straight from the kick-off, the Drua made their intentions clear…

Embattled Kiribati judge departs the country

A Kiribati judge, who has been battling a government determined to have him removed from his post, has now left the country.  David Lambourne, for nearly four years, has faced a relentless push by the…

France declares state of emergency in New Caledonia

After three nights of rioting in Noumea, with violent clashes between police and protestors, French President Emmanuel Macron has declared a state of emergency in New Caledonia, taking effect from Thursday morning. The state of…

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