• Melanesians

    Melanesians PRONUNCIATION: mel-uh-NEE-zhuns ALTERNATE NAMES: Papuans LOCATION: Papua New Guinea, Indonesia (Irian Jaya), Vanuatu (the former New Hebrides), New Caledonia, the Solomon Islands, and some smaller neighboring islands POPULATION: Unknown […]

    Read more »

Recent Posts

MSG ministers end PNG talks

THE 21st Melanesian Spearhead Group Foreign Ministers Meeting (FMM) concluded in Port Moresby on Tuesday with a number of decisions to be considered by Leaders, […]

Tragedy in Asmat

What happened recently in Asmat, Papua, shows that pouring in massive amounts of state funds does not automatically improve the prosperity and health of the […]

MSG ministers end PNG talks

THE 21st Melanesian Spearhead Group Foreign Ministers Meeting (FMM) concluded in Port Moresby on Tuesday with a number of decisions to be considered by Leaders, […]

‘MSG: REMEMBER YOUR ROOTS’

Vanuatu leaders want the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) to take a more active role in putting the focus back on the fundamental founding principle of […]

GOV’T TOLD TO ACT ON REPORT

ONE of the surviving members of the Solomon Islands Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) is calling on the government to implement the recommendations of their […]

ELECTION BUDGET SLASHED

A draft budget of Vt20 million by the Electoral Office to cover the Port Vila Municipal Elections has been reduced to Vt13 million. Principal Electoral […]

PNG to take over MSG chairmanship from SI

PAPUA New Guinea will take over the chairmanship of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) when the Leaders’ Summit begins tomorrow. This follows a series of […]