Melanesian police forces to assist PNG with APEC security

Melanesian Spearhead Group countries are considering deploying police to Papua New Guinea later this year to assist with security for the APEC summit. The matter’s being discussed at a meeting of police ministers and police chiefs from MSG countries which began in PNG’s East New Britain province at the weekend. The group has been asked by PNG for security help […]

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Hopes for greater transparency in PNG economy

The head of Papua New Guinea’s Institute of National Affairs says the introduction of a new financial system should make the country’s economy more effective and transparent.s Paul Barker who is also on the board of Transparency International said it had taken the Papua New Guinea government a long time to roll out its new Integrated Financial Management System under […]

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Melanesian Arts Festival goes online

Information about the 6th Melanesian Arts Festival is now online after the launch of the website at the National Art Gallery on Monday. The website which features high impact images from around the pacific can be viewed on www.macfest2018.com. Speaking during the launching Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism Andrew Nihopara said the website will be the […]

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Vanuatu Supreme Court Clears MSG, Amena Yauvoli

The Supreme Court of the Republic of Vanuatu yesterday cleared Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) and its director general Amena Yauvoli of any wrongdoing. The MSG issued a statement about the ruling which followed a campaign against the MSG and Mr Yauvoli by a former deputy director general from Vanuatu. Ambassador Yauvoli said the judgement was a landmark one. “This judgement […]

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Ratu Inoke Applauds Work Of Yauvoli As MSG Director General

he Minister for Defence Ratu Inoke Kubuabola has applauded the work of Fiji’s Amena Yauvoli as the director gen­eral of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) within a period of one year. Presenting his ministerial state­ment in Parliament yesterday in-regards to the MSG 21st Leaders’ summit held in Papua New Guinea from February 10-15, 2018, Ratu In­oke said Mr Yauvoli had […]

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