PM speaks at Aust-SI business dialogue

PM Hou addressing the Business Forum which was attended by the private sector and government officials from Australia and the Solomon Islands. PRIME Minister Rick Hou on Wednesday addressed the 10th Australia Solomon Islands Business Forum in Brisbane, Australia. Mr Hou said the events of the forum are a culmination of a long... more →
Posted in: Solomon Islands

Australia’s funding boost to Tina Hydro Power

AUSTRALIA is committing a further $7.9 million (AUD$1.4 million) towards the Tina River Hydro Power Project. This extra funding will go towards the construction of the access road to the dam site and power station. “The Tina River Hydro Power project is a high priority project for Solomon Islands and for the Pacific,” a statement... more →
Posted in: Solomon Islands

5000 businesses, K45bil in investments make Aust a PNG heavyweight

The National PNG – ABOUT 5000 Australian businesses operate in Papua New Guinea, according to a statement from the Australian High Commission in Port Moresby. In addition, Australian investment in Papua New Guinea exceeds A$18 billion (K45 billion), largely in the financial services and oil and gas sectors. This underpins... more →
Posted in: Papua New Guinea

Launching Tafea Cooperative Guest House

The Vanuatu Daily Post – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister responsible for Cooperatives, Joe Natuman and Australian High Commissioner, Jenny Da Rin, jointly launched an impressive fully furnished new concrete building with three additional bedrooms at a cost of Vt1.3 million, to bring the total number of bedrooms of Tafea... more →
Posted in: Vanuatu

Increase in labour mobility licensees to over 100

Vanuatu Daily Post – The Government has approved 78 new licenses for recruitment of Vanuatu workers for Recognized Seasonal Employment (RSE) in New Zealand and Seasonal Workers Program (SWP) in Australia and renewed the 33 current licenses taking the total license holders to 111. Minister of Internal Affairs Andrew Napuat... more →
Posted in: Vanuatu

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 Jayapura, Jubi – Kebijakan Luar Negeri Australia menunjukkan ekonomi terbesar di Pasifik Selatan itu, berkomitmen membantu negara-negara kepulauan kecil seperti... more →
Posted in: Oceania Asia