Oct 18, 2018 Last Updated 6:03 AM, Oct 9, 2018

2012 October (31)

Letters

Correspondence from our readers ## RAMSI's education focus As a former resident of Solomon islands, I am always interested to read the RAMSI Column and other news about the Solomons. The Special Coordinator Nicholas Coppel's paper presented at the ANU (Australia National University) in Canberra in Australia and reprinted in your September 2012 issue covered a wide range of subjects,…
According to the 2011 People’s Survey—a national public perception survey of nearly 5,000 Solomon Islanders—Isabel has the highest levels of perceived safety and perceived police improvement in the nation. But the 2011 People’s Survey also revealed that while communities in Isabel and elsewhere believe that their police force is improving; limited resources are preventing the police from meeting community expectations.…
Leading Australian travel operator, Flight Centre, has listed Fiji as one of its target business expansions over the next five years as it foresees phenomenal growth in both leisure and corporate travels. Fiji, Phuket and Bali are top holiday destinations for Australian travellers and the multi-national public travel agent believes it needs outlets in those countries to adequately cater for those…
A key fisheries body in the Pacific has criticized the European Union for a recently signed fisheries agreement that does not require EU fishing vessels to abide by already established fisheries management requirements in the region. The EU said since it is not a part of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA), it is not obligated to follow PNA rules.…
What transpired at the Noumea meet Pacific countries and territories met in early September at the 23rd annual SPREP Meeting. This year’s meeting was held in Noumea, generously hosted by the Government of New Caledonia. Delegates noted this as appropriate, given SPREP’s voyage started 20 years ago when it moved from Noumea—as a programme of SPC (Secretariat of the Pacific…

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