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MIL-OSI Australia: Faces of Fisheries – Wez Norris, AFMA CEO

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics, Economy, English, Environment, fish, Fisheries, Forestry, International Law, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Politics, Queensland, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Solomon Islands, Tertiary, United States of America, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Faces of Fisheries – Wez Norris, AFMA CEO

Source: Australian Government – Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry Last month, Mr Wez Norris was appointed by the Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, David Littleproud, and Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Richard Colbeck, as the new CEO of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) for the next five years. With over 20 years’ […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Solomon Island’s election among ‘most corrupt’, says former PM

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Corruption, CTF, DJF, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands elections  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Solomon Island’s election among ‘most corrupt’, says former PM

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Former Solomon Islands Prime Minister Ezekiel Alebua says that while last week’s general election was peaceful, he claims it was also among the most corrupt. The main source of election corruption was the 2018 Electoral Act which had many flaws, he said in an interview with the Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation. Alebua […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Heads of Pacific Prime Ministers’ Departments Meeting – Joint Statement

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Australian Federal Government, CTF, DJF, English, Fiji, KB, Melanesia, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Queensland, Solomon Islands, Tonga  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Heads of Pacific Prime Ministers’ Departments Meeting – Joint Statement

Source: Australian Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet On 15 April 2019, Papua New Guinea Chief Secretary to Government Ambassador Isaac B. Lupari CBE and Secretary of the Australian Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM, hosted the inaugural meeting of the Heads of Pacific Prime Ministers’ Departments in Brisbane. […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Monday, 15 April 2019

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Australian Federal Government, CTF, DJF, English, Fiji, KB, Melanesia, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Queensland, Solomon Islands, Tonga  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Monday, 15 April 2019

Source: Australian Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet On 15 April 2019, Papua New Guinea Chief Secretary to Government Ambassador Isaac B. Lupari CBE and Secretary of the Australian Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM, hosted the inaugural meeting of the Heads of Pacific Prime Ministers’ Departments in Brisbane. […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Request for Activity Proposals under the Pacific Infectious Disease Prevention (PIDP) Program

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs, Australian Federal Government, Business, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economy, English, Fiji, Foreign Affairs, Health, Investment, KB, Melanesia, MIL OSI, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Request for Activity Proposals under the Pacific Infectious Disease Prevention (PIDP) Program

Source: Australian Government – Department of Foreign Affairs The Australian Government, through the Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security (CHS) within the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), is requesting Activity Proposals for partnership grants under the Pacific Infectious Disease Prevention (PIDP) program. The PIDP Program is a component of the $300 million, five-year Health […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: MEDIA RELEASE: First FFA-led monitoring, control and surveillance operation for the year – Operation Rai Balang 2019 ends on a high note

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, CTF, Defence, DJF, English, fish, Fisheries, France, Intelligence, KB, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, Melanesia, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency, Pacific Region, Police, Polynesia, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Security, Solomon Islands, Technology, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: MEDIA RELEASE: First FFA-led monitoring, control and surveillance operation for the year – Operation Rai Balang 2019 ends on a high note

Source: Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency    HONIARA, 10 April, 2019 – The first FFA-led monitoring, control and surveillance operation for the year – Operation Rai Balang (OPRB19) ended on 29 March, finding only six infringements.     The infringements were in relation to five vessels not displaying country flags and one vessel with a […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Making connections and friendships through the Australian Volunteers Program

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs, Australian Federal Government, CTF, DJF, English, Foreign Affairs, Health, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Solomon Islands  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Making connections and friendships through the Australian Volunteers Program

Source: Australian Government – Department of Foreign Affairs Michael Nunan met Willie Horoto in the Solomon Islands in 2004.  Here is the story of their relationship, and how Michael’s volunteer experience also led to the development of the Tupaia, a data visualisation tool for improving health care in the Pacific Islands region. Michael Nunan and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: General Election in Solomon Islands(Statement by Press Secretary Takeshi Osuga)(April 9)

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, Culture, DJF, English, Government of Japan, Japan, Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Solomon Islands  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: General Election in Solomon Islands(Statement by Press Secretary Takeshi Osuga)(April 9)

Source: Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs Top > News > Press Releases > General Election in Solomon Islands(Statement by Press Secretary Takeshi Osuga) April 9, 2019  Japan welcomes that the general election in Solomon Islands, the first that was held after the withdrawal of RAMSI in June 2017, was conducted in a peaceful manner on 3rd April.  Japan believes that the […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Solomon Islands National Election

By   /  April 9, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, CTF, Defence, DJF, English, Foreign Affairs, Intelligence, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Minister of Foreign Affairs, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Police, Security, Solomon Islands  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Solomon Islands National Election

Source: Australian Government – Minister of Foreign Affairs I congratulate the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission and the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force for their work in delivering the first national election since the conclusion of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) in 2017. The Australian Government is proud to have supported Solomon Islands […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Independent, returning MPs dominate new Solomon Islands Parliament

By   /  April 8, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Democracy, DJF, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, General election, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands elections  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Independent, returning MPs dominate new Solomon Islands Parliament

By Koroi Hawkins of RNZ Pacific Independent and returning MPs dominate the line-up for Solomon Islands new Parliament with all the results in from last week’s election. Nearly three-quarters of MPs have retained their seats, including the Prime Minister of the last two years, Rick Hou. The 50-seat Parliament has 14 new MPs and two […]

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