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MIL-Evening Report: Fisherman kept in ‘abject’ conditions at sea repatriated from Fiji, says lawyer

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Fiji, Fisheries, Fishermen, Forced labour, Human Rights, Images, Indonesia, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Dialogue charity, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Slavery, South Korea, Taiwan, Text, Tuna Fisheries  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Fisherman kept in ‘abject’ conditions at sea repatriated from Fiji, says lawyer

NZ lawyer Karen Harding … social media video plea to captain of Taiwanese fishing boat helped “free” Indonesian fisherman in Fiji. Image: Karen Harding’s FB page By Rahul Bhattarai An allegedly “enslaved” Indonesian fisherman on board Yu Shun 88, a Taiwanese flagged tuna longliner, has now been repatriated from Fiji to his homeland, says an […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Oceania Exhibition to open in London

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, English, Fiji, Melanesia, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Politics, Polynesia, Technology, Tonga, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Oceania Exhibition to open in London

Source: New Zealand Government Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage and Pacific Peoples Carmel Sepuloni will represent New Zealand at the opening of the Oceania exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in London on Tuesday 25 September.  “Oceania marks 250 years since the start of Captain Cook’s first Endeavour expedition to the South […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: PRESS RELEASE: Seven Pacific small to medium enterprises from fisheries sector on a high after Seafood Expo Asia

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Canada, Economy, English, Fiji, fish, Fisheries, Investment, Media Intelligence, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency, Pacific Region, Polynesia, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, Technology, Tonga, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: PRESS RELEASE: Seven Pacific small to medium enterprises from fisheries sector on a high after Seafood Expo Asia

Source: Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency HONIARA, 21 September 2018, — A week after Seafood Expo Asia, seven Pacific small to medium sized fishing companies continue to reap the benefits of attending and meeting with potential buyers. Having set up a Pacific Pavilion at Seafood Expo Asia, the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) was delighted […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Actions to Reduce Landing Costs of Petroleum to Tonga by 2020

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, Economy, English, Environment, Fiji, Imports, Investment, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Polynesia, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Singapore, Tonga, Tonga Government, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Actions to Reduce Landing Costs of Petroleum to Tonga by 2020

Source: Tonga Government 19th September 2018 The GOT has approved to reform the petroleum sub-sector and invest in the constructing of additional new petroleum storage facilities, and modify the petroleum storage ownership business models to allow and encourage competition thereby improving affordability, fuel security, access, sustainability and safety to the Kingdom’s consumers and businesses. The […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: HON. PM BAINIMARAMA AT THE GROUND –BREAKING CEREMONY OF FIJIAN HOLDINGS TOWER

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Cyclone, Economy, English, Fiji, Investment, Labour, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Politics, Polynesia, Republic of Fiji, Republic of Korea, Tourism, Trade, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: HON. PM BAINIMARAMA AT THE GROUND –BREAKING CEREMONY OF FIJIAN HOLDINGS TOWER

Source: Republic Of Fiji 9/20/2018 Honourable Ministers;The Chair, Board and Management of FHL Group;Distinguished Guests;Ladies and Gentlemen.Bula Vinaka and a very good morning to you all. As we gather here this morning, I am proud and I am excited to break ground on yet another iconic fixture of the Suva city skyline. Today, we are […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Know how to ‘ni hao’ – Chinese language in the Pacific

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, Applied Learning, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Australia, Business, China, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Commerce, Conference/Seminar, Culture, Education, English, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, Fiji, Immigration, international, Internet Communications Technology, Japan, Massey University, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Pasifika, Peoples Republic Of China, School of Humanities, teaching, Technology, Tertiary Education, Trade, Uni News  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Know how to ‘ni hao’ – Chinese language in the Pacific

Source: Massey University Teaching and learning developments for Chinese language in the Pacific are the focus of the summit. An educational summit at Massey University’s Auckland campus will look at issues and innovations in teaching and learning the Chinese language in Pacific countries in schools, universities, workplaces and homes. The one-day summit on September 24, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: HON. PM BAINIMARAMA’S SPEECH AT THE GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY – NAUSORI RUNWAY UPGRADE AND EXTENSION PROJECT

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Airlines, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Aviation, Budget, Business, Canada, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Economy, English, Fiji, Investment, Media Intelligence, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Polynesia, Republic of Fiji, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Singapore, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: HON. PM BAINIMARAMA’S SPEECH AT THE GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY – NAUSORI RUNWAY UPGRADE AND EXTENSION PROJECT

Source: Republic Of Fiji 9/19/2018 The Honourable Attorney-General and Minister for Public Enterprises,Cabinet Ministers,Executive Chairman and Board of Directors of Fiji Airports,Airport Stakeholders, Bula vinaka and a very good morning. We gather together this morning to break ground on an infrastructure project that will forever change the face of the Nausori International Airport, improve the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Spokesperson Kolas makes history with Palau address

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific 2, Asia Pacific Region, China, Culture, Education, English, Environment, Fiji, Health, MIL OSI, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Peoples Republic Of China, Politics, Republic of China Taiwan, Trade, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Spokesperson Kolas makes history with Palau address

Source: Republic Of China Taiwan Executive Yuan Spokesperson Kolas Yotaka on Tuesday delivered a keynote address at the 25th Mechesil Belau Conference in Palau at the invitation of a Palauan queen. She thanked the Pacific island ally for its firm support for Taiwan despite power politics and pressure, and said that the two nations have […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Thirty seven Tongan citizens receive Australian Government Scholarships

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Education, English, Fiji, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Polynesia, Tonga, Tonga Government, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Thirty seven Tongan citizens receive Australian Government Scholarships

Source: Tonga Government 19th September, 2018  – Thirty seven (37) Tongan citizens received scholarships funded by the Government of Australia to take up university studies starting 2019 in Australia and the Pacific region. Two scholarship schemes were open for Tongan citizens to apply for from 1 February – 30 April this year, which included the […]

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MIL-Evening Report: PMC Seminar: Fiji’s General Election – the calm before the storm?

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Elections, English, Evening Report, Event, Fiji, Media, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: PMC Seminar: Fiji’s General Election – the calm before the storm?

Event date and time:  Wednesday, November 7, 2018 – 16:30 – 18:00 ACADEMIC MEDIA ASSIGNMENT IN FIJIFiji is facing a General Election soon – the second post-coup election with the first in 2014 – but the date has yet to be set. Fiji-born digital media postgraduate student and journalist Sri Krishnamurthi was in Fiji to […]

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