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Monday, September 27, 2021

    PM urged to honour his obligation to West Papua

    THE Solomon Islands in Solidarity for West Papua group has reminded the Prime Minister of his obligations as the leader of one of the Melanesian nations, to ensure he supports any bid for the...

    More good news for local kava

    BY BEN BILUA Gizo REGIONAL Kava Development Strategy which was discussed during the recent Trade Minister Meeting is a beacon of hope for local kava farmers. Faiyaz Koya who was the Chair of the Forum Trade Ministers'...

    New USP BA programme target range of communication roles

    BY JARED KOLI The newly launched Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Communications and Media programme of the University of the South Pacific (USP) offers students to choose specialist subject that will open doors to a...

    USP new BA programme can be completed in any of its campuses

    BY JARED KOLI The newly launched Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Communications and Media programme of the University of the South Pacific (USP) can be completed from any of its campuses across the Pacific region. This...

    Vaccine critical to recovery: Seselja

    By Brian Lezutuni Vaccine rollout in Solomon Islands and across the Pacific is critical to economic recovery. And Australia is leading efforts to vaccinate countries in the region with its vaccine dose supply expected to reach...

    Australia Kava market could open this year

    By Brian Lezutuni COMMERCIAL Kava exports into Australia could begin at the end of this year, according to Australia’s Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator Zed Seselja. In 2019, the Prime Minister of Australia,...

    Pacific labour mobility arrangements under review

    BY BEN BILUAGizo PACIFIC Trade Ministers have noted that there is a need for a comprehensive assessment on the existing labour mobility arrangements in the region. A Labour Mobility Reference Group has been engaged to guide...

    Good news for SI seasonal workers

    BY BEN BILUAGizo AUSTRALIA is committed to keeping the doors open for Pacific seasonal workers and to ensuring conditions for workers arriving from Asia on new visa schemes match those of Pacific workers. Australia's Minister for...

    Gov’t to support students in Fiji

    BY JARED KOLI PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare says the Government will consider ways to provide support to students in Fiji while continually assessing the COVID-19 situation there.   “The Oversight Committee is discussing the Fiji situation...

    USP launches new BA programme

    BY JARED KOLI THE University of the South Pacific (USP) School of Pacific Arts, Communication & Education (SPACE), in collaboration with the School of Business and Management (SBM), has launched a brand-new Bachelor of Arts...