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Pina News – 8:22 pm GMT+12, 17/07/2016, Fiji Reducing the cost and improving the quality of logistics and transport systems improves international market access and leads directly to increased trade and trade competitiveness. Trade development is key to improving economic growth, employment creation and addressing economic disparities between urban and remote rural outer-island communities in […]
PinaNews – 10:24 pm GMT+12, 14/07/2016, Vanuatu Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai says the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) has failed the people of West Papua. The MSG last night deferred a decision on awarding full membership to the United Liberation Movement of West Papua (ULMWP) until a new meeting can be held in September. The […]
BY: Anonymous 16:00, July 17, 2016, Pacific Loop The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) remains positive despite the Melanesian Spearhead Group’s (MSG) decision to defer its application for full membership. ULMWP spokesperson, Benny Wenda, said this could be seen as a delay tactic but ULMWP acknowledges the technical issues highlighted by the leaders […]
4:24 pm GMT+12, 17/07/2016, Solomon Islands Disagreements remain among leaders of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) on the issues of West Papua’s full membership even though an agreed communiqué stated that the deferral was a secretarial issue. Since the agreed communiqué from the MSG special leaders’ summit in Honiara was announced publicly, leaders from the […]