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2013 July (34)

RAMSI came at the invitation of the Solomon Islands Government under laws passed unanimously by the Solomon Islands National Parliament. The mission has over the past decade had its fair share of challenges and critics. But in partnership with the government and people of Solomon Islands, it has also achieved much of which we can all be very proud. These…
After several years of rapid growth in Port Moresby’s residential real estate sector, the market is in consolidation mode. In response, investors are eyeing commercial and retail segments for new opportunities. Government data show that the finance, real estate and business services sector grew by 10% in 2012, down from 20% the prior year. In 2013, expansion is projected to…
Will irregular shipping services in the central Pacific be a thing of the past? There are expectations it will be when the Central Pacific Shipping Commission (CPSC) Will irregular shipping services in the central Pacific be a thing of the past? There are expectations it will be when the Central Pacific Shipping Commission (CPSC) takes on its official role as…
For almost 70 years, my country, the Marshall Islands, has been fighting for its survival. Unfortunately, the threats we face are the result of forces we cannot control. From 1946 to 1958, we endured the horror of 67 atmospheric nuclear tests. The most powerful was the “Bravo shot,” equivalent in power to 1,000 Hiroshima bombs. Now, our residents are confronted…
Each year on June 8, around the globe, people stage activities to celebrate World Oceans Day since its designation by the United Nations in 2008. Profiled on the UN Law of the Sea website is the 2013 theme—“Oceans and People”. However, a look at the www.WorldOceansDay. org site, cites a two-year theme from 2013-2014 as “together we have the power…

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