TopWan Brand launched

Vanuatu Daily Post – Two local Community Based sanitation Enterprises (CBEs) established last year targeting families in Blacksands and Erakor Half-Road achieve better health and well-being through access to toilets and safe sanitation, have recently launched TopWan Brand and few of their original products. The new brand name... more →
Posted in: Vanuatu

Banyak perusahaan kontraktor kamp pengungsi melanggar HAM

Pusat penampungan pengungsi di Nauru./RNZI Nauru, Jubi – Organisasi Amnesty International memperingatkan beberapa perusahaan kontraktor penyelenggara kamp pengungsi milik Australia di Nauru. Perusahaan-perusahaan ini dituding telah melakukan pelanggaran HAM selama menjalankan tugasnya di kamp. Dalam laporan terbarunya yang berjudul ‘Treasure... more →
Posted in: Micronesia

Ni-Vanuatu eating more imported than local food: Questionnaire

Vanuatu Daily Post – More and more ni-Vanuatu are eating imported food than the local food, information gleaned from a survey that is part of awareness and consultations for a Food Security and Food Safety and Nutrition Policy for Vanuatu shows. Mrs. Emily Tumukon, consultant for food security, food safety and nutrition policy... more →
Posted in: Vanuatu

Check out the private French Polynesian island Obama is about to vacation on for a month

Obama family on vacation Getty Images/Pool
Less than two months since leaving office, former President Barack Obama is doing an excellent job at giving us destination envy. First there was the Caribbean kitesurfing adventure with Richard Branson, and now he’s off to another paradise on Earth: French Polynesia. the brando french polynesian island On Wednesday, Obama... more →
Posted in: Polynesia

PM Vanuatu minta para dubes promosikan bisnis dan investasi

Perdana Menteri Vanuatu, Charlot Salwai dan para duta besar./dailypost.vu Port Vila, Jubi – Perdana Menteri Vanuatu, Charlot Salwai menekankan pentingnya para duta besar untuk menarik investor melakukan bisnis di Vanuatu. Selain itu, duta besar juga wajib menarik minat negara lain untuk menjalin kerjasama bilateral. Salwai mengatakan... more →
Posted in: Vanuatu

Freeport negotiations with government continue

Freeport McMoran Copper & Gold Inc.
Fedina S. Sundaryani The Jakarta Post,Jakarta | Thu, March 16, 2017 | 06:01 pm Negotiations between the government and gold and copper mining company PT Freeport Indonesia continue almost one month after the firm submitted its complaints and threatened to take the case to international arbitration. Tony Wenas, who takes part in the... more →
Posted in: West Papua

Indonesia’s long relationship with Freeport at crossroads

Two Mountains have now become Two Valleys in West Papua
By Asian Correspondent Staff | 16th March 2017 AMERICAN mining giant Freeport-McRoRan Copper & Gold may soon pull out of Indonesia after more than four decades due to prolonged conflict with the government. The company, which is the country’s oldest international investor and largest taxpayer, has been embroiled in a battle... more →
Posted in: West Papua

The $100bn gold mine and the West Papuans who say they are counting the cost

West Papua and West Papuans got nothing more than Destruction and Death
West Papua‘s Aikwa river In 1936, Dutch geologist Jean Jacques Dozy climbed the world’s highest island peak: the forbidding Mount Carstensz, a snow-covered silver crag on what was then known as Dutch New Guinea. During the 4,800-metre ascent, Dozy noticed an unusual rock outcrop veined with green streaks. Samples he brought... more →
Posted in: West Papua

NZ Business Council focuses on Melanesia

New Zealand has been traditionally and culturally aligned more closely to Polynesian states than Melanesian countries. The country’s interest in building business ties with Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu is relatively recent when compared to the historic links that Australia has had with Melanesia. In the past... more →
Posted in: Solomon Islands

French Polynesia business lending slows

French Polynesia, Papeete waterfront Photo: RNZ
Banks in French Polynesia are reporting a business slowdown after a promising beginning of the year. The IEOM, which issues the French Pacific franc, says lending to businesses in the second quarter has seen a decrease by five percent. It says this is the lowest level in four years. The territory’s economy has suffered a contraction... more →
Posted in: Polynesia
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