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52 seasonal workers in Fiji to work in NZ
Posted On: Monday, 20 February 2017
 SUVA, 20 FEBRUARY 2017 ( FIJI TV) --- 52 Fijian workers have been farewelled and presented with their life skills training and pre-departure orientation certificates. This was presented to them by the Permanent Secretary for Employment, Productivity... more...

Vietnamese fishermen deported from New Caledonia
Posted On: Monday, 20 February 2017
NOUMEA,20 FEBRUARY 2017 (RNZI) ---The French authorities in New Caledonia have deported 13 Vietnamese fishermen caught fishing illegally last month. The territory's daily newspaper says nine officers accompanied the men on scheduled flights to... more...

1000 West Papuans to receive citizenship
Posted On: Monday, 20 February 2017
PORT MORESBY,20 FEBRUARY 2017 (POST COURIER) --- More than 1000 West Papuan refugees living in East Awin, Western Province, will be granted Papua New Guinea citizenship soon. The refugees were scheduled to receive their citizenship certificates two... more...

Iran refugee's National Identification bid de-registered
Posted On: Tuesday, 14 February 2017
PORT MORESBY, 13 FEBRUARY 2017 (POST COURIER) ---- The controversial deported Iranian refugee Sawari Loghman’s registration at the PNG National Identification (NID) office has been de-registered. And the PNG NID office will request the... more...

Ten Years of RSE
Posted On: Tuesday, 14 February 2017
PORT VILA, 13 FEBRUARY 2017 (VANUATU DAILY POST) --- Vanuatu’s Department of Labour, New Zealand High Commission and all agents sending workers to New Zealand under the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme are celebrating ten years of... more...

Super fund can refund migrant workers
Posted On: Friday, 10 February 2017
RAROTONGA, 10 FEBRUARY 2017 (COOK ISLANDS NEWS) --- The Cook Islands National Superannuation Fund (CINSF) says it has about $800,000 (US4547, 865) in its reserve account to immediately refund the employer contributions previously forfeited by migrant... more...

Air Niugini flight expansion to attract new business
Posted On: Thursday, 9 February 2017
PORT MORESBY, 09 FEBRUARY 2017 (POST COURIER) --- Papua New Guinea national airline Air Niugini says the expansion of its services abroad will help increase volume and in turn much needed foreign exchange earnings. Air Niugini’s management was... more...

Singapore Concludes Open Skies Agreement With Cook Islands
Posted On: Thursday, 9 February 2017
SIGAPORE, 09 FEBRUARY 2017 (BERNAMA) ---- Singapore has concluded an Open Skies Agreement with Cook Islands, according to the republic's Ministry of Transport. Under the agreement, the airlines of Singapore and Cook Islands will be able to fly any... more...

No change for Marshall Islanders, other Freely Associated State travelers
Posted On: Monday, 6 February 2017
MAJURO, 06 FEBRUARY 2017 (MARIANAS VARIETY) ---- Despite President Donald Trump’s new executive order blocking citizens of seven Middle Eastern nations from entering the United States, and the initial inclusion of “green card” holders... more...

Fiji borders secure: Karan
Posted On: Monday, 6 February 2017
SUVA, 06 FEBRUARY 2017 (FIJI SUN) --- Fiji’s border security system is secure, assures Yogesh Karan. The Permanent Secretary for the Office of the Prime Minister, Sugar Industry and Immigration was commenting in the wake of the deportation of... more...

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