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 →
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Australia’s Assistant Minister For Trade in Vanuatu for Australia Vanuatu Business Forum

Australia’s Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Mark Coulton. Image:David Foote — AUSPIC/DPS David Foote
Australia’s Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Mark Coulton, MP is in Vanuatu to attend the Australia Vanuatu Business Forum. “I will visit Vanuatu from 27 February to 1 March to attend the Australia Vanuatu Business Forum,” he conveyed in a statement to the media. The Forum is an important opportunity... more →
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Pacific big enough for China and west – World Bank

Victoria Kwakwa
THE World Bank’s vice president for East Asia and the Pacific says there is enough room for China and western countries in the Pacific. Victoria Kwakwa was in New Zealand this week discussing the bank’s partnership with that country on development projects in the region. The Pacific Islands region is increasingly seen as... more →
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Vanuatu Prime Minster and Chinese President: One Belt, One Road

One Belt, One Road
Source: The Vanuatu Daily Post In the lead up to APEC meeting in Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu Government signed seven different Memoranda of Understanding and Cooperation Agreements with the Chinese Government. The signing took place in Port Vila on Friday 9 November 2018 and was officially announced by His Excellency Mr Xi Jinping,... more →
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Malaysian PM defends developing countries

Malaysian PM defends developing countries
Malaysian PM defends developing countries DEVELOPING nations should not be blamed when in their efforts to catch up with developed nations, they end up losing, says Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. He said previous models in trade, economy, governance and politics could no longer be followed. Some nations were still trying... more →
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Australia expected to announce billion dollar loan fund for Pacific

Scott Morrison Photo: AFP
Scott Morrison Photo: AFP Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is expected to announce a $US1.5 billion fund to provide loans to Pacific nations today, in a speech putting forward the Government’s new foreign policy strategy in the Pacific. Australian media reports Mr Morrison will today put forward the fund, which will... more →
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Australian troops in PNG for APEC

Photo: Australian Army
Australian Special Forces soldiers have quietly been deployed to Papua New Guinea before the APEC meeting of world leaders. The ABC reported the elite Australian Army personnel were “on the ground”, amid concerns PNG’s military was not adequately equipped to control the large event in November. Among world leaders... more →
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Former ANZ bank officer facing K1mil fraud charge

ANZ Bank Papua New Guinea
The National PNG – A former ANZ bank officer has been arrested and charged with misappropriating more than K1 million. Konia Lohia, 33, of Porebada village in Central, was charged with three counts of misappropriation of funds totalling K1,019,468.90 and three counts of money laundering. ANZ Bank Papua New Guinea The money... more →
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Badan Forum Pasifik katakan Australia berkomitmen dukung ekonomi Pasifik

Perdana Menteri Malcolm Turnbull dan Menteri Luar Negeri Julie Bishop meluncurkan Kebijakan luar Negeri Australia bulan November lalu. - ABC/AAP/ Lukas Coch
Perdana Menteri Malcolm Turnbull dan Menteri Luar Negeri Julie Bishop meluncurkan Kebijakan luar Negeri Australia bulan November lalu. – ABC/AAP/ Lukas Coch Jayapura, Jubi – Kebijakan Luar Negeri Australia menunjukkan ekonomi terbesar di Pasifik Selatan itu, berkomitmen membantu negara-negara kepulauan kecil seperti... more →
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