U.S. aims for ‘top line’ deal on aid to three Pacific nations

The United States hopes to reach agreement on “top line” numbers for assistance to three Pacific Island countries by the year end, a State Department official told Reuters on Thursday, part of negotiations

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Global battle for skilled workers

There is an increasingly global battle for skilled workers, said Sara Elder, International Labour Organisation’s Senior Economist. She made the comments at a press conference on the margins of the ILO’s 17th

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An update on the “good governance coup”: political will and corruption in Fiji

In 2006 Fiji’s current prime minister, Frank Bainimarama, seized power from a government that had been elected only seven months earlier. Named the “good governance coup”, the takeover was justified by concerns

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