May 15, 2021 Last Updated 6:06 PM, May 14, 2021

2014 August (31)

Bmobile Vodafone opened for business in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea on July 16, days after Vodafone announced its expansion to PNG and the Solomon Islands in a non-equity arrangement with local partners. Group Facilities Manager David Pidik said a kiosk opened in Port Moresbythe would make it easier for existing and potential users of bmobile Vodafone to buy phones,…
Leading mobile phone companies announced major developments recently with Vodafone Fiji now fully Fijian owned while its rival Digicel rolled out a massive AU$40.4 million expansion of its Fiji operations. Digicel Fiji’s CEO Darren McLean said the upgrade would add more speed and reliability to its already high-speed data network. Major urban centres would access its 4G network while 3G…
FliFlights between Fiji and Solomon Islands by the two countries’ national airlines have remained suspended due to disputes over flight times. Solomon Island authorities say Fiji started the dispute when it banned Solomon Airlines from Nadi International Airport on 11 July. Fiji on the other hand claimed it only did so after its proposed new direct flight to Honiara from…
OOn behalf of the Melanesian Indigenous Land Defense Alliance (MILDA), we are writing to provide a different view on a recent editorial promoting land registration for the Pacific. We wonder who authored this letter and in whose interest it was written? For Pacific peoples, land isn’t just about making money, land is about ensuring Pacific families continue to maintain a…
An ambitious king in ancient India, so the story goes, prayed fervently to the almighty to give him a soldier so powerful that no weapon could destroy him and whenever he raised his right hand over the head of an adversary or enemy, that enemy would instantly turn to a pile of ash and dust. Pleased with the king’s sincere…

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