Smol Melanesian Na Pasifik Nius Digest # 1119 ( Friday 21 August )

MELANESIA 1) Bank plan ‘good’ Ropate Valemei Thursday, August 20, 2015 GIVEN that the Melanesian region is under invested, the opportunity to start a Melanesian Spearhead Group Investment Bank (MSGIB) in the region is a positive one, says Westpac economist Justin Smirk. Mr Smirk said the investment bank could be positive as long as their […]

Smol Melanesian Na Pasifik Nius Digest # 1118 ( Monday 17 August )

MELANESIA1) Search underway for crashed plane in Papua17 August 2015 Indonesian Search and Rescue teams have been dispatched to find a Trigana aircraft that reportedly crashed in Papua province.The plane was making the short flight from Jayapura to Oksibil when it lost contact with air traffic control last night, shortly after the pilot asked to descend.It […]

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Published on May 12, 2015 clip musique auteur compositeur Gulaan titre : Raan musique de Maré nouvelle calédonie  

Smol Melanesian Na Pasifik Nius Digest # 1117 ( Monday 10 August )

MELANESIA1) McCully to lead NZ delegation to PNG, Solomons10 ASugust 2015 New Zealand’s Foreign Minister Murray McCully is to travel to Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands this week leading a delegation of aid officials and business people.The companies travelling with the delegation represent a range of sectors including energy, infrastructure development, and broadcasting, as well […]

Smol Melanesian Na Pasifik Nius Digest # 1116 ( Wednesday 5 August )

MELANESIA 1) Intaviu wetem Radio New Zealand: Isiu blong state land leases mo niufala Minista blong Lands Olgeta – Mi bin mekem wan intaviu wetem Radio New Zealand International long isiu blong state land leases mo ol plan blong niufala Minista blong Lands, mo yu save ridim intaviu ia longples ia. Mi kopi text blong […]

Smol Melanesian Na Pasifik Nius Digest # 1115 ( Monday 3 August )

MELANESIA 2) PNG PM to crackdown on aid middlemen By Online Editor 11:06 pm GMT+12, 02/08/2015, Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea plans to boot out Australian officials working for its government to try to crack down on consultants taking a cut of its aid money. PNG Prime Minister Peter O’Neill last week vowed to […]

Smol Melanesian Na Pasifik Nius Digest # 1114 ( Thursday 30 July )

Happy 35th Independence Anniversary Vanuatu! I was there in 1980, time flies but memories will always remain. Kind regards, Phil MELANESIA 1a ) Vanuatu Celebrates 35th Independence Anniversary Death of former PM Natapei casts shadow over ceremonies WELLINGTON, New Zealand (Radio New Zealand International, July 30, 2015) – Celebrations will be held in Vanuatu today […]

Smol Melanesian Na Pasifik Nius Digest # 1113 ( Monday 27 July )

MELANESIA1) Search for 9 missing in PNG ends today27 July 2015 A week long search in Papua New Guinea for nine missing people, six of whom are children, is being called off.Poor weather has hammered Milne Bay Province for weeks and local disaster authorities have been stretched by search and rescue operations.The acting provincial disaster co-ordinator, […]

Smol Melanesian Na Pasifik Nius Digest # 1112 ( Wednesday 22 July )

MELANESIA1) Investment bank a bold move, says VolavolaRopate ValemeiWednesday, July 22, 2015IF the Melanesian Spearhead Group Investment Bank (MSGIB) contributes to providing an enabling environment to help businesses through infrastructure development then it is all well and good, says Pacific Islands Private Sector Organistion (PIPSO) CEO Mereia Volavola.However, Ms Volavola said one should always be […]

Smol Melanesian Na Pasifik Nius Digest # 1111 ( Monday 20 July )

MELANESIA 1) Tributes flow for PNG anthropologist Sullivan 20 July 2015  Tributes have been pouring in for the Papua New Guinea-based anthropologist and philanthropist, Dr Nancy Sullivan who was killed in a car crash in the United States last week. Having lived in PNG for 23 years, Nancy Sullivan ran an anthropology consulting company in […]