Smiles in Suva: the 51st Pacific Islands Forum leaders’ meeting (analysis)

The Pacific Island Forum (PIF) was held last week in Suva. New faces, more journalist and the launch of the 2050 Strategy for the Blue Pacific Continent spell the success of this meeting. Dr Tess Newton Cain and journalist Stefan Armbruster analyse the meeting and what it could mean for the future of the region.
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Roads to success: Solomon Islands’ Deputy PM on building new infrastructure

Manasseh Maelanga, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands, says the Pacific country's new government has turned its attention to infrastructure. Measures are being put in place to encourage private sector involvement in roads, ports and industrial townships.
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