‘New Papua New Guinean Leader for PacTow’

Maritime veteran Gerard Kasnari has taken over the leadership of marine services market leader, Pacific Towing (PacTow).  Previously, PacTow’s Marine Operations Manager and ‘2IC’ for nearly a decade,

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Joint Venture Port Services Earns Employer of Apprentices Accreditation, Bolstering Future Workforce in PNG

Joint Venture Port Services (JVPS) is proud to announce it has been awarded the ‘Employer of Apprentices’ certificate by the National Apprenticeship and Trade Testing Board (NATTB). This notable certificate

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BSP Life & FNPF Partner for Future Farms Pte Limited (FFL)

BSP Life, the leading life and health insurance provider in Fiji, has announced the divestment of 40% of shares in Future Farms Pte Limited (trading as Rooster Poultry), a prominent poultry-producing company, to the

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The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ welcomes $18.9m funding for a purpose-built eye care training and service centre in Papua New Guinea

The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ has warmly welcomed the NZ Government announcement of $18.9 million funding towards the construction of a purpose-built eye care training and service centre in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The

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UNDP, EU, and SPC Collaborate to Enhance Fiji’s Development Minerals Sector

Suva, Fiji: A significant milestone in the advancement of Fiji’s Development Minerals sector has occurred as the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Pacific Office in Fiji – in

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Public Meetings on Hawai‘i Small-Boat Fisheries

HONOLULU (19 April 2024) Hawai‘i’s small-boat fisheries play a vital role in sustaining the cultural heritage and economic well-being of the state. These fisheries, which target federally managed species such as

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Kacific and Microsoft Partner to Reach 10 Million People in the Asia Pacific with Internet Access Initiative

Strengthening social impact in the Philippines and the Pacific Islands by connecting 750 rural schools and hospitals Singapore, 8 April 2024 – Kacific Broadband Satellites Group and Microsoft are collaborating to

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Fishermen Sound Alarm: US Government Policies Threaten Way of Life in US Pacific Islands

“We are affected by decisions today—we lose our fishery, culture, way of life.” HONOLULU (22 March 2024) Amidst mounting concerns and resounding frustration, the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council

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Government of Tonga Lead on Strengthening Coordination for Enhanced Water Security

Nuku’alofa, Tonga – The Government of Tonga and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Pacific Office in Fiji, have formalized their support for the Government’s efforts in aid coordination, in a

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Air Niugini’s Emerging Leaders Focus On A New Path

Sixty-one Air Niugini employees from all parts of the airline have successfully completed the inaugural Air Niugini Emerging Leaders’ Program. This now sets the graduates on a new path of progress and career growth.

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Rich countries attain record human development, but half of the poorest have gone backwards, finds UN Development Programme

Rising political polarization and distrust results in gridlock on global challenges New York, 13 March 2024 – Uneven development progress is leaving the poorest behind, exacerbating inequality, and stoking political

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Early Warning Systems Project Receives Strong Support

Suva, Fiji – Fiji Government representatives, United Nations (UN) agencies and other key stakeholders convened at the Grand Pacific Hotel for the past two days, to lead an important initiative aimed at strengthening

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