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Pacific Islands stand firm on high seas closure, Chinese Ambassador talks up PNG

Highlights from the region’s media:

  • High seas closure non-negotiable, say Parties to the Nauru Agreement (Saipan Tribune)
  • Chinese Ambassador says with stable leadership, PNG could be major world player  (The National)
  • Korea International Agency office opens in Solomon Islands (Solomon Star)
  • Back to business at Freeport mine (Radio New Zealand International)
  • CNMI’s Philippines Consulate prepares for closure (Saipan Tribune)
  • Somare back in Singapore for medical review (The National)
  • Bank South Pacific records $326m profit (Pacnews)
  • Bringing wireless to the disconnected: internet tales from the South Pacific (Engadget.com)
  • The lure of mining money in PNG  (New Matilda)
  • Asia-Pacific needs $40 billion p.a. investment to “climate proof” its economies: ADB (Inquirer)
  • Investors face political hurdles in Indonesia: Expert (CNBC)

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