You are here

Results for Press Releases

Monday 21 July 2008
Pago Pago, American Samoa
Around 2000 artists from 22 Pacific Island countries and territories will celebrate the official opening of the 10th Festival of Pacific Arts tomorrow in Pago Pago, American Samoa.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 18 July 2008
Paris, France
Reporters Without Borders fears the consequences for press freedom of a proposed media law drafted by the military-led interim government and voices its support for Media Council chairman Daryl Tarte, who has condemned the proposal. The new law would create a tribunal to hear appeals on complaints lodged with the council.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 18 July 2008
Noumea, New Caledonia
Next time you are about to swallow a mouthful of delicious tuna, spare a thought for the work that goes on behind the scenes to make sure that there really are plenty more fish in the sea.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 11 July 2008
Fort Lauderdale, florida,USA
Scientitsts announced today the discovery of reef structures they believe doubles the size of the Southern Atlantic Ocean's largest and richest reef system, the Abrolhos Bank, off the southern coast of Brazil's Bahia state. The newly discovered area is also far more abundant in marine life than the previously known Abrolhos reef system, one of the world's most unique and important reefs.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 11 July 2008
Quebec, Canada
New Caledonia's lagoons and reef ecosystems have been added on Monday (Canada time) to the UNESCO's prestigious world heritage list - in the natural environment category, the United Nations Education Science and Culture organisation has confirmed.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 11 July 2008
Auckland, New Zealand
By the end of 2008, the Asia-Pacific region will be home to 171 million broadband subscribers, an increase of 31.5 percent over last year's 129.7 million, according to a new report released Wednesday. By Eileen Yu
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 7 July 2008
Suva, Fiji
Fiji Military spokesman, Major Leweni confirmed to The Fiji Times that he is a board member of Fiji TV.
Node is premium Premium content
Saturday 5 July 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In response to a request to the Government of India to extent its grant assistance to the community of the island of Hunga in Vava'u, to upgrade the island's small boat jetty, the First Secretary from the Indian High Commission in Suva undertook a joint site visit with the Hon. Governor of Vava'u, Sonatane Tu'akinamolahi Tupou to Hunga on Wednesday 2nd July 2008, to substantiate the proposal to implement the jetty upgrade immediately after the access road upgrade.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 4 July 2008
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Media in Papua New Guinea claim a government minister has a Singapore bank account containing aboutu $US40 million skimmed off the country's log exports.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 2 July 2008
Avarua, Cook Islands
A three-day sexual minority group workshop on MSM (men who have sex with men), Transgender and HIV facilitated by the Pacific Islands AIDS Foundation ended on June 25 in Rarotonga, Cook Islands.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 2 July 2008
Honiara, Solomon Islands
The Commander of RAMSI Participating Police Force (PPF), Denis McDermott, has expressed his disappointment that the RAMSI police officer injured in the recent fatal car accident has refused to cooperate with the Solomon Islands Police.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 2 July 2008
Suva, Fiji
The Fiji Media Council says it is unacceptable that a delegation from Australian Broadcasting Corporation was refused visas for the country.
Node is premium Premium content
Sunday 29 June 2008
Berlin, Germany
German Foreign Minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, addressed Transparency International's (TI) Board of Directors this morning, June 28 in honour of the organisation's 15th anniversary celebration.
Node is premium Premium content
Sunday 29 June 2008
Suva, Fiji
Giant Microsoft Corp will not name its next operating system "Windows Fiji", the company said.
Node is premium Premium content
Sunday 29 June 2008
Geneva, Switzerland
The 31st Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission holds its annual meeting in Geneva from June 30 to July 4.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 25 June 2008
Berlin, Germany
More than ten years after adoption of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, there is a dangerous stalemate on enforcement, according to a new report released today by Transparency International TI.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 25 June 2008
Fiji
The New Zealand government has expressed disappointment with Fiji's plans to withdraw from talks with the Pacific Islands Forum working group that's trying to help Fiji return to democracy.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 17 June 2008
Brussels, Belgium
Following the publication last Thursday of a report by the World Bank's Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) that is heavily critical of the World Bank's own publication "Doing Business," the ITUC has urged the Bank to definitively remove the topic of labour standards from the mandate of "Doing Business," the Bank's headline annual publication. (Editior's Note: Tonga won the latest World Bank Reformer of Year Award 2007. The selection was based on a survey conducted by the World Bank and published in its "Doing Business" report of 178 economies and ranking them for the quality of the services that they offer.)
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 17 June 2008
Honiara, Solomon Islands
The Commander of RAMSI's Participating Police Force, Denis McDermott and the mission's most senior Pacific Island representative, assistant Special Coordinator, Mataiasi Lomaloma today travelled to Malaita with the Solomon Islands Police Commissioner, Peter Marshall to attend the funeral of the late Hilda Ilabae.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 16 June 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A sustainable, dynamic, equitable, accountable and well-informed fishing industry, is the vision of a Strategic Development Plan for Economic Growth (SDPEG) that was recently developed for the Tonga Export Fisheries Association (TEFA).
Node is premium Premium content

Pages