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Deep-sea mining debate divides island nations

Deep-sea mining debate divides island nations

The Pacific Islands Forum has recently seen a heated debate over the issue of deep-sea mining, highlighting a significant divide among its member countries. The discussion centers on whether to allow mining companies to extract metals from the seabed, a move...
Albanese, Manele forge stronger Australia-Solomons ties

Albanese, Manele forge stronger Australia-Solomons ties

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese welcomed Solomon Islands Prime Minister Jeremiah Manele to Canberra on June 26, for his first international visit as Prime Minister. This significant meeting, the first between the two leaders in their current roles, comes...
A$14.7m trade development grant for Pacific Islands Forum

A$14.7m trade development grant for Pacific Islands Forum

The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) has announced a significant development in its trade advancement efforts, securing a transformative A$14.7 million (US$9.67 million) grant agreement with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). This...
Fiji Budget a comprehensive approach to stability and growth

Fiji Budget a comprehensive approach to stability and growth

The Fiji Government’s 2024-25 budget seeks to strike a balance between reducing the country’s deficit and debt while supporting economic growth and public infrastructure improvements. The theme, ‘An Economically Stable, Secure, and Sustainable Fiji,’ underscores the...
Pacific trade survey reveals resurgence of exports

Pacific trade survey reveals resurgence of exports

Earlier this year, Pacific Trade Invest (PTI) Australia invited exporters across the Pacific to participate in the Pacific Islands Export Survey 2024. The survey, conducted biennially, provides crucial insights into the activities, challenges, and opportunities faced...
Pacific trade survey reveals resurgence of exports

Pacific trade survey reveals resurgence of exports

Earlier this year, Pacific Trade Invest (PTI) Australia invited exporters across the Pacific to participate in the Pacific Islands Export Survey 2024. The survey, conducted biennially, provides crucial insights into the activities, challenges, and opportunities faced...