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Exim Bank offers Fiji loans, Australia to soften stance on Fiji, PNG cracks down on illegal immigrants

Regional headlines:

  • Exim Bank of Malaysia offers Fiji US$120 million in capital projects (Fiji Sun)
  • Australian PM rejects suggestions that bill to stop illegal logging threatens Indonesia relations (ABC News)
  • PNG task force investigating illegal immigrants- Malaysians, Sri Lankan, Chinese and Bangladeshis in custody (Post Courier)
  • Solomons Government deports Chinese businessmen for ignoring beche-de-mer ban (Solomon Star)
  • Vanuatu Fisheries Director defends beche-de-mer agreement with Chinese investor (Vanuatu Daily Post)
  • Indonesia to limit foreign ownership in mines (Reuters)

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