BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. military forces will continue to operate in the South China Sea in accordance with international law, the U.S. Chief of Naval Operations John Richardson said on Wednesday during a visit to a Chinese naval base.
Fiji’s marine resources and their services to Fiji’s people are worth more than FJD2.5 billion (US$1.2 billion) per year. These values are derived from tourism and commercial fishing – values we see in the marketplace. But these values also come from subsistence fishing, coastal protection and carbon storage – values not reflected in the marketplace […]
The Ministry of Finance and Economic Management (MFEM), Cook Islands has been accredited by the Adaptation Fund Board of the Kyoto Protocol of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), enabling the Pacific Island Country Direct Access to climate change financing for concrete adaptation projects.
Tonga’s proposed five year agriculture sector roadmap for 2016-2020 will need TOP$32.5 million (US$14.7 million) to implement the plan, it was revealed at the public consultation and technical meeting held in Nuku’alofa Wednesday. Included in the meeting were a number of donors and development partners that the Government of Tonga was keen to engage as […]
TOKYO: Gamers in Japan, home of Nintendo’s Pokemon, are still impatiently awaiting the launch of the smash-hit Pokemon GO game but the government is already preparing for an invasion of little cartoon monsters, issuing a safety warning.
A 13-year-old from Missouri surrendered to police Wednesday morning after an elderly couple in their 70s were shot and critically wounded at a beauty supply store following a suspected shoplifting. The teen, who stands just under 5 feet tall, turned herself in to law enforcement at about 10 a.m. and was transferred into the custody […]