Friday, June 16th, 2017

 

Vanuatu parliament unites in opposition to PACER Plus

PACER PLS

PORT VILA, Vanuatu-June 16: 9:56am(RNZI): The Vanuatu opposition has congratulated the government for its decision not to sign the PACER Plus trade agreement. Vanuatu said last week that it was not yet ready to sign the trade and aid deal for Pacific nations with Australia and New Zealand, joining Fiji and Papua New Guinea in their opposition.


Pacific tourism body wants oceans focus from operators

Swimming with the whales has become a top attraction for Tonga Tourism

NEW YORK, USA-June 16: 9:53am(RNZI):The South Pacific Tourism Organisation says the Pacific tourism industry has to protect and sustainably manage the oceans for tourism development. This comes after the first ever United Nations Oceans Conference in New York.