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Forum is work in progress

Melanesian leaders failed to attend the 2nd Pacific Islands Development Forum on the Fijian resort island of Denarau last month. Conspicuous in

Whispers

More trouble for the multi-million dollar tuna industrial zone in Madang Province, on the northern shores of Papua New Guinea. Work on

Greenpeace

I would like to express condolences on behalf of Greenpeace for the passing of Laisa Taga. Our deepest thoughts are with her colleagues and family in their grieving.

Samoa airline hits bumps

Compliance issues stop Inter Island Airways Plans by the American Samoa based airline Inter Island Airways to enter Fiji’s domestic air service

Fiji Airways starts new Suva-Apia link

Regional services to expand Fiji Airways – Fiji’s national carrier – introduced a new direct flight linking the country’s capital with that

Japan’s Abe spurs PNG interest

Gas supplies sufficient for 25 years TWO new Japanese-initiated petrochemical plants – one each in Papua New Guinea and West Papua, Indonesia