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Landowners in billion-dollar deal

A MULTI-billion kina investment by a landowner company is expected to boost the tourism industry in Papua New Guinea. Star Mountain Plaza

2015 October

A nation’s key to resilience

A SURVEY of the nature of climate change adaptation planning and implementation that is rolling out in the Pacific region may well

2015 October

Forum agrees to disagree on 1.5

AGREEING that a 1.5 degrees Celsius rise in temperature would “severely exacerbate” impacts of climate change in the “most vulnerable smaller island

2015 October

PACER Plus gets the nod

LEADERS have given their blessings on the near completion of negotiations for a free trade agreement between Forum island countries on the

2015 October

Solomon eyes interim EPA

More fracture in regional solidarity anticipated THE tear in Pacific solidarity over negotiations for a free trade agreement with the European Union

Sogavare moves to tighten grip

THE third meeting of the 10th Parliament of Solomon Islands begins on Thursday 15th October 2015. This meeting was delayed since July

2015 October

Bribery case rocks Vanuatu

POLITICIANS FACE TRIAL THE people of Vanuatu are closely watching a high profile bribery case which involves 19 Government Members of Parliament

2015 October

West Papua’s case heats up

Solomon Islands, Tonga join the cause WEST Papua and its campaign to seek more international support for independence has gone up a

2015 October

Back to the future

How traditional Pacific navigators proved Thor Heyerdahl’s Kon Tiki theory wrong UNDER the gaze of the night stars, Tua Pittman comes alive with