NEW YORK, SATUHARAPAN.COM – Salah satu negara dari rumpun Melanesia di Pasifik Selatan, Solomon Islands, dinyatakan memenuhi syarat untuk naik kelas dari daftar Least Developed Countries (LDCs) atau daftar negara-negara terbelakang. Selain Solomon Islands, tiga negara lainnya, yaitu Bhutan, Kiribati serta…

NOUMEA, SATUHARAPAN.COM – Kendati belum diumumkan secara resmi, sudah nyaris pasti bahwa referendum di Kaledonia Baru akan berlangsung pada 4 November mendatang. Kongres Kaledonia Baru diharapkan akan bersidang pada 19 Maret ini untuk menetapkan tanggal pelaksanaan referendum. Referendum tersebut nantinya…

Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific Journalist, Radio NZ johnny.blades@radionz.co.nz Fiji has hit back at the deputy prime minister of Solomon Islands over criticism about the Melanesian Spearhead Group. Speaking in the Solomons parliament yesterday, Manasseh Sogavare said Fiji should apologise for bringing…

Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Manasseh Sogavare has questioned the true spirit of the members within the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG),  by stating that non-granting of the 5th Freedom Right by Fiji to Solomon Islands is an issue. DPM said this…

The Chiefs Day celebration on March 5, 2018 at Ohlen Matakeru Mataso Island Community in Port Vila was reported to be a success. The day began with a forum in the morning run by a member of the Port Vila…

Nukuʻalofa, Jubi – Menteri Pasifik Selandia Baru, Apito William Sio menyampaikan Kiribati dan Tuvalu bagaikan burung kenari di tambang batu bara yang akan memicu alarm pertama dampak perubahan iklim. Menteri Sio menyebutkan dua negara di Kepulauan Pasifik tersebut, sebagai contoh utama…

Prime Minister Charlot Salwai and his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi will hold bilateral talks tonight, Saturday 10th March at 8 o’clock, local time in India’s capital of New Delhi. During their talk, the two prime ministers will explore their current relationship,…

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and External Trade is proud to have two women appointed to the positions of 1st Political Advisor and 2nd Political Advisor – Mrs. Anthea Arukole and Mrs. Jeanette Yiu-Hing Faerua respectively. These two women…

Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Manasseh Sogavare says Fiji Prime Minister (PM) should apologise to the member countries of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) for admitting Indonesia as an associate member. Speaking on the floor of parliament yesterday, DPM says Fiji…

Head of State President, Obed Moses Tallis symbolised his walk in custom to enter the Nakamal of the Malvatumuari National Council of Chiefs last Friday, by laying down a chiefly custom mat and a mini tamtam both wrapped in namele leaves…