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IMF: Solomons mineral wealth must spill over the rest of economy

IMF Completes the First Review Under the Standby Credit Facility with Solomon Islands, and Approves Request for Modification of Performance Criteria  The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed the first review of Solomon Islands’ economic performance under a program supported by a Standby Credit Facility (see Press Release No. 11/448), and … Continue reading

PNG election updates, Vanuatu ready to join WTO, PNG’s participation at APEC ‘poor’

Highlights from the region’s media: Delays and fraud allegations lead to voter frustration in PNG (Radio Australia) Poll fuels illegal trade between PNG and Indonesia (The National) Guam, CNMI discuss joint efforts to promote destination Marianas (Marianas Visitors Authority) Vanuatu ready to join WTO (Radio Australia) PNG’s participation at APEC poor: Chief Secretary Zurenuoc (The … Continue reading

Indonesia concerned about PNG citizenship decision, Japan-Pohnpei flight welcomed

Highlights from the region’s media: Indonesia concerned about Tjandra following granting of PNG citizenship (Post Courier) First direct United Airlines Japan-Pohnpei flight welcomed in FSM(Marianas Business Journal) PNG Customs warn foreign ships to follow laws after Chinese ship detained with illegal birds (The National) ADB fronts $19 million loan for new USP campus in Solomons(Solomon … Continue reading

Micronesia’s future between the China and the US, Chinese company plans Samoa resort

Headlines from the region’s media: Analysis: Micronesia’s future between China and the US (Scott Leis @ East Asia Forum) Chinese company plans major resort in Samoa (Radio New Zealand International) Indonesian govt has comprehensive design on Papua (Antara) American Samoa may use Manila hospitals for medical referrals (Radio New Zealand International) Illegal fishing from Indonesian, … Continue reading

Fiji PM meets potential Chinese investors, ADB-Japan support FSM ports, Papua updates

Highlights from the region’s media: Fiji’s Bainimarama meets potential investors in China (Ministry of Information/Pacnews)  ADB, Japan support safe port operations in Federated States of Micronesia (Asian Development Bank)  Indonesia to assist Fiji in seaweed farming (Fijilive) American Samoa looks to Philippines for doctors (Radio New Zealand International)  Indonesia: Policies for growth (Oxford Business Group) … Continue reading

North Korea and Fiji updates, Solomons concerned over quarantine violations, Forum urged not to forget Papua

Highlights from the region’s media: North Korea to assist Fiji’s fisheries sector (Fijilive) North Korean delegation discusses development in Fiji (Fijilive) Solomons companies warned over quarantine violations: Concern over Indonesian shipment (Solomon Star) Forum security officials urged not to ignore Papua violence (Radio New Zealand International) Indonesian President Urged To Begin Dialogue Over West Papua … Continue reading

PNG nickel attracts Chinese money, Marshalls company secures India job, new mining interest in Solomons from Japan

Highlights from the region’s media: PNG nickel mine attracts Chinese money (Radio Australia) Marshall Islands construction company secures contract for India project (Marianas Business Journal) New mining interest in Solomon Islands from Japan, US (Radio Australia) Market jitters hit Pacific funds (Radio Australia) Youth activists demand Vanuatu review West Papua position (Vanuatu Daily Post) ADB … Continue reading

North Korea delegation visits Fiji, Vanuatu’s PR program nets VT30m in China, Tahiti signs China aquaculture deal

Highlights from the region’s media: North Korea delegation visit Fiji today (Fiji Sun) Vanuatu’s Permanent Residency programme in China earns government Vt30 million (Vanuatu Daily Post) Tahiti President signs huge aquaculture deal with Chinese company(Radio New Zealand International) Chairman of Vanuatu Citizenship Commission arrested (Radio Australia) Solomons union calls for investigation of RIPEL Chairman(Solomon Times) … Continue reading

Japan keen to keep PNG investment, China a ‘better friend’ to Samoa than US

Highlights from the region’s media: Japan keen to increase PNG investment (Post Courier) China a better Pacific friend than US: Samoan PM (Radio Australia) Early days for China in Papua New Guinea (The Australian) No concern in China’s PNG funding, says Australian academic (Radio Australia) Solomons MPs don’t account for Taiwanese Development Fund spending(Solomon Star) … Continue reading

Indonesia to help Fiji constitutional process, CNMI sees big jump in Chinese tourists

Highlights from the region’s media: Indonesia to assist on Fiji constitution process (Fiji Live) Constitutional Reform: The Indonesian Experience, a lecture in Fiji (The Jet newspaper) CNMI sees marked increase in Chinese tourism since March, augurs well for Saipan Air services (Marianas Variety) Japan Provides Marshall Islands $16M Grant for Two Vessels (Yokwe Online) Solomons … Continue reading

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