PORT MORESBY, PNG ---- The Japanese government has been given the assurance that the PNG LNG project is on schedule with the first sale of gas by next year.
BRUSSELS, Belgium --- Former Samoan Financial secretary and member of the ACP Eminent Person Group (EPG) says the re-invention of the group should be responsive to the challenges of contemporary times.
The United Nations presented today the first findings from an unprecedented global conversation through which people from all over the world have been invited to help Member States shape the future development agenda that will build on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) after their target date at the end of ...
DILI, East Timor – Infrastructure improvements and private sector development to drive inclusive economic growth in Timor-Leste will be the main focus for Shane Rosenthal, the new Resident Representative for the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
PARIS, France ---It is possible to help make basic education universal by 2015, despite a global funding gap which increased to US$26 billion from US$16 billion during the past three years, according to new figures released today by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Global Human Development Report Offers Opportunities for Pacific Islands to Gain from the South-South
NADI, Fiji --- The Pacific region can take appropriate actions to advance human development, as outlined in the 2013 Human Development Report—The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World.
A roundtable meeting to discuss development issues in the Pacific, particularly after the conclusion of the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) programme in 2015, was held last month in the Timor-Leste capital of Dili.
Low productivity in state-owned enterprises is inhibiting growth in the poor islands countries, a leading regional development assistance advocate has cautioned.
A review of the Pacific Plan headed by former PNG Prime Minister Sir Mekere Morauta is underway. This review is aimed at building a “regional consensus on the future direction of the Plan and provide a platform for prioritising regional integration and cooperation efforts over the next decade”.
It took almost a century for Tommie Seriate to open her first bank account. Prior to walking into a branch of Nationwide Microbank in May 2011, this 49-year-old subsistence farmer from the rural Eastern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea kept her earnings buried in the ashes of the fireplace ...
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PORT MORESBY, PNG---- Oil Search Ltd is worth more than US$10 billion after 20 years of operations in Papua New Guinea, managing director Peter Botten said.
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PORT MORESBY, PNG --- Monuments along the country’s international land border with Indonesia are deteriorating, Department of Western national agency coordinator Richard Aria says.
At the start of the 15-year journey towards the Millennium Development Goals (2000–2015), the absence of relevant and reliable statistical benchmarks was the norm rather than the exception in most Pacific Islands Countries.
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