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Tuesday, May 7th, 2019


Stronger economic and social benefits a must


Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia – May 7, 2019: 11.15am (Nuku’alofa Times): Stronger economic and social benefits for the island communities must be the focus of the offshore tuna resources in the region, Forum Fisheries Agency Director General Dr Many Tupou-Roosen said this week.

Better prepared Pacific

Mr Exsley Taloiburi (left) speaking at the panel discussion with Oxfam's Genevieve Jiva. Photo: LISA WILLIAMS

Forum proposes Resilience Facility By ILIESA TORA Suva, Fiji – May 6, 2019: 9.15pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Pacific resilience is taking a new angle, with the proposed Pacific Resilience Facility high on the agenda of this week’s Forum Economic Ministers Meeting (FEMM) here at the Forum Secretariat in Suva.

Keeping unity within a tough one: Dame Meg

Dame Meg Taylor enjoys her moment with Pacific journalists this afternoon. Photo: GARY HATIGEVA

By ILIESA TORA Suva, Fiji – May 6, 2019: 9pm (Nuku’alofa Times):  Ensuring that bilateral interest does not pull apart regional unity is one of the biggest challenges faced by the Pacific Island Forum Secretariat, Secretary General Dame Meg Taylor told the media in Suva this afternoon.