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Jeremiah Manele elected Solomon Islands Prime Minister

Jeremiah Manele elected Solomon Islands Prime Minister

Jeremiah Manele has emerged as the freshly anointed Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands, succeeding the tenure of Manasseh Sogavare. Prior to this ascent, Manele had served as the Foreign Minister under Mr Sogavare’s administration, until the latter opted out of the...
Eramet secures SLN operations with French govt agreement

Eramet secures SLN operations with French govt agreement

French mining conglomerate Eramet has navigated a critical agreement with the French government to safeguard the operations of its subsidiary SLN (Societe le Nickel) in New Caledonia’s Northern Province, as outlined in a report by Gus Trompiz and Kanjyik Ghosh quoted...
Tonga, Samoa struggle with hosting upcoming major events

Tonga, Samoa struggle with hosting upcoming major events

As Tonga and Samoa gear up to host two major inter-governmental events this year, the Pacific Islands Forum in late August and the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in October, both countries are grappling with a shortage of accommodation for attending...
Starlink approved in Samoa but restrictions apply

Starlink approved in Samoa but restrictions apply

The Samoan Cabinet has given the green light for Space X’s Starlink satellite services to operate within Samoa, albeit with restrictions specifically targeting educational and healthcare facilities. The official approval from the Cabinet, as clarified by the...