West Papua membership issue still unresolved at MSG

Leaders of Melanesian Spearhead Group countries have referred a West Papuan application for full membership in the group to its secretariat for processing. The leaders had their summit this week in Papua New Guinea’s capital Port Moresby. A long-pending application…
Solomon Islands PM apologises for sour relations within MSG

PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela used his hand-over speech to his Papua New Guinea counterpart to apologise for any sour relations with other member countries during its two year as chair of the Melanesia Spearhead Group (MSG). “Bilaterally, under our chairmanship…
PNG to take over MSG chairmanship from SI

By LUKE KAMA – PAPUA New Guinea will take over the chairmanship of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) when the Leaders’ Summit begins tomorrow. This follows a series of pre-summit meetings among senior officials over the weekend. PNG is taking over…