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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Strengthened Tropical Cyclone Hola batters Vanuatu, likely to hit New Zealand

A third cyclone heading for New Zealand this year has intensified to Category 4, with damaging winds striking Vanuatu. Tropical Cyclone Hola crossed islands in the South Pacific country overnight – and will make a path to New Zealand, MetService said. The Fiji Meteorological Service said Hola had intensified to Category 4 strength between 6am and 7am (NZT). It had […]

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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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