Jul 23, 2019 Last Updated 1:50 AM, Jul 23, 2019

A rocky start for USP’s new Vice Chancellor

WITH the leak of a damaging internal report about the University of the South Pacific, which details allegations of widespread abuse and questionable appointments—including speedy promotions and the unilateral renewal of certain staff contracts—does the future of the regional institution hang in the balance? It’s an emphatic yes if you…
Changing of the guard in PNG’s political leadership FOR someone who is still in the honeymoon period, James Marape is saying the right things. His words match his actions, so far. Marape has said that he has accepted office as independent Papua New Guinea’s 8th Prime Minister with humility. The first morning he woke as Prime Minister,…

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Absent, stressed & exhausted

Poor childcare costs business WORKING parents, how often have sat at your desk or worksite distracted by childcare issues; whether your child is too sick to be at school, whether your carer/nanny is doing a good job, indeed, whether your carer will turn up tomorrow at all? It’s a universal…

Sopoaga is saved by the bell

A mere technicality in parliamentary rules saved the government of Tuvalu Prime Minister Enele Sopoaga, from facing a confidence motion last month. News of the motion of no confidence against the Sopoaga Government broke the same day he hosted visiting United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, in the capital Funafuti. A non-government backbencher, Isaia Taape had filed…

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