Category: Asia Oceania

Academics have been urged to ensure that cultures of Pacific peoples are promoted within the education system. Victoria University academic Kabini Sanga says scholars who attended the Oceania Comparative and International Education Society annual conference in Wellington this week can…

Indonesia’s President is encouraging Indonesian companies to develop palm oil in Solomon Islands. Joko Widodo met with the Solomons Prime Minister Rick Hou on Saturday on the sidelines of the APEC Summit in Papua New Guinea. Mr Widodo said they…
Memorable visit for Xi

CHINESE President Xi Jinping says he will take back home lifetime memories of the warm welcome he received from the people during his historical two-day State visit. He will especially mention how the children at a school welcomed him by…
PM Hou welcomes Australia’s new regional initiative

PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela has welcomed the recent announcement from his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison for Australia to establish a multi-billion-dollar infrastructure facility for projects in the region. This followed the new policy initiative for the Pacific Region announced by…

Jakarta – Menteri Negara Inggris untuk negara-negara persemakmuran dan PBB, Lord (Tariq) Ahmad of Wimbledon, telah memulai kunjungannya ke Indonesia selama dua hari. Lord Ahmad akan tiba di Jakarta, usai menghadiri konferensi “Our Oceans” yang diselenggarakan pada 29-30 Oktober 2018 di Bali. A…

New Caledonia’s independence referendum has prompted French Polynesia’s pro-independence party to ask France to organise a vote on full self-rule in Tahiti. This comes after 56 percent of New Caledonians voted against independence amid a record 81 percent turnout. French…

AN eight member team from the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors are in the country for a five days visit to discuss ADB’s continued support to the country’s development. Members of the team arrived in the country last…

Palau and Wallis and Futuna have eliminated lymphatic filariasis as a public health problem. Also known as elephantiasis, the mosquito-borne disease can lead to permanent disfigurement and disability. The World Health Organisation said the elimination came after nearly four decades…

Port Vila – Kantor Sekretariat Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG), dengan dukungan Organisasi Internasional untuk Migrasi (IOM), berhasil menyelenggarakan lokakarya validasi dari 3-4 Oktober, 2018 di Kantor Sekretariat MSG di Port Vila. Mobilitas tenaga kerja, bab pokok dalam Perjanjian Perdagangan Bebas Melanesia (Melanesian Free…