Till the land, produce more for NC Market: PM

The Vanuatu Daily Post
Prime Minister Charlot Salwai has challenged the people of Vanuatu, especially the young generation, to till the land, in order to produce more crops to meet the demand for the new market opening up in New Caledonia. He made the call on the eve of his departure from New Caledonia, after the historic signing of trade agreements... more →
Posted in: Kanaky, Vanuatu

Chinese Trade company establishes alliance with Pango community

Children from Pango receive gifts from Shandong Xinhuiyuan International Trade Company Ltd reps (r) and Mr Lionel Kaluat ©. Fern Napwatt
The Shandong Xinhuiyuan International Trade Company Ltd has extended a gesture of friendship to the Pango community. The trade company from Shandong Province, China made a simple sign of generosity when it donated gifts to the children, widows and people in Pango on Friday. It was arranged by Mr Lionel Kaluat. The gifts... more →
Posted in: Vanuatu

PM: Agriculture, digital economy  the way forward for PNG

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Papua New Guinea (PNG)’s 8th Prime Minister James Marape spoke to The National’s senior writer MALUM NALU in an exclusive interview last week. Marape wants to transform the agriculture sector into a vibrant revenue earner for PNG. IT is not difficult to fathom why Prime Minister James Marape has made it loud and clear that... more →
Posted in: Featured

Marape grateful to UN for trade policy

Marape grateful to UN for trade policy
PRIME Minister James Marape has acknowledged the support of the European Union in the first Trade Related Assistance Project (Trap) which resulted in the formulation of Papua New Guinea’s first National Trade Policy. Marape made the acknowledgement during a meeting with EU resident representative Ioannis Giokarakis Argyropoulos... more →
Posted in: Papua New Guinea

New prime minister promises to ‘take back’ economy

New prime minister promises to ‘take back’ economy
Newly elected Prime Minster James Marape says his government will work towards “taking back” the economy. Marape in his maiden speech in Parliament said he wanted PNG to be the “richest black Christian nation” on earth. “Since my resignation as finance minister on April 11, I did it for my own reasons, some were personal... more →
Posted in: Papua New Guinea

Laws on resources need to be changed, says prime minister

PNG Prime Minister, James Marape
PRIME Minister James Marape said laws on resources are “outdated” and need to be changed. “I know that our economy is bleeding and struggling. We will do our diagnostics into how our economy is doing now,” he said. “The team of leaders I lead are all about doing what is right for our nation, taking back our economy,... more →
Posted in: Papua New Guinea

Building local digital economy in the context of international standards

Vanuatu Local Economy By Anita Roberts
Key stakeholders in digital trade such as banks, telecommunication providers, education institutions and small businesses have convened to discuss how to use international standards to boost digital trade They talked about challenges that small businesses are facing with digital technologies and how to overcome them. Discussions... more →
Posted in: Vanuatu

DPM Loughman leads delegation to 75th ESCAP Meeting

DPM VEanuatu ESCAP Thailand
The seventy-fifth session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) held its meeting this year from 27th – 31st of May, 2019. The Commission session is held annually for both the ministerial and the senior official’s level to discuss and decide on important issues pertaining... more →
Posted in: Vanuatu

Tongamp questions depts on future of rundown plantations

Tongamp questions depts on future of rundown plantations
The National PNG, – JIWAKA Governor Dr William Tongamp, pictured, is calling on three government departments to explain what is happening with the revival of rundown plantations which was allocated a K30 million funding. They are the departments of agriculture, national planning, state investment and public enterprise. Tongamp... more →
Posted in: Papua New Guinea

China’s second ever International Importation Expo is happening again in November 2019

The Vanuatu Daily Post
The China International Imports Expo (CIIE) will be held in Shanghai, 5-10 November 2019. China is opening its market to other countries, reducing tariffs, facilitating customs clearance, minimizing institutional costs during import, broadening market access and putting related measures into place. Last year VCCI facilitated... more →
Posted in: Asia Oceania
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