MANILA, PHILIPPINES (14 July 2009) – The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) operations have delivered tangible benefits to the lives of millions of people in Asia and the Pacific over the past four years, while there are several areas needing further improvement at both the project level and within the organization itself, says a new development effectiveness report.
Noumea (RNZI) - Police in New Caledonia now say 27 officers were injured in yesterday’s clashes with striking USTKE union members in the northern town of Kone.
THE General Secretary of the Pacific Conference of Churches has released a report documenting the use of ‘power politics’ by the Australian and New Zealand governments to push Pacific island countries to launch free trade negotiations at the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders’ meeting in Cairns next week.
PORT VILA (Pacnews) – The participation of the Fiji’s Ministry of Information generated a lively debate at the Pacific Media Summit of the Pacific Islands News Association (PINA) yesterday.
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