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Women must be at centre of global climate solutions, says Fiji minister

By   /  November 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate Change, Climate gender, COP23, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Gender, Gender empowerment, Global Warming, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Self Determination, Sustainability  /  Comments Off on Women must be at centre of global climate solutions, says Fiji minister

Minister Mereseini Vuniwaqa … “important to emphasise the traditional roles and functions women in the Pacific play”. Image: Mereoni Mili/Wansolwara By Mereoni Mili in Bonn, Germany It is important that women and girls remain in the centre of climate solutions. These were the words of Fiji’s Minister of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa […]

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Pōhiva rejects ‘secret agenda’ claims that he wanted to seize royal power

By   /  November 18, 2017  /  'Akilisi Pohiva, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Editor's Picks, Elections, Evening Report, Featured, King Tupou VI, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Privy Council, Reports, Tonga, Tongan democracy movement, Tongan elections  /  Comments Off on Pōhiva rejects ‘secret agenda’ claims that he wanted to seize royal power

‘Akilisi Pōhiva speaking to hundreds of his constituents at a meeting in Kolomotu’a on Tuesday. Image: Kalino Lātū/Kaniva News By Kalino Lātū, editor of Kaniva News Tongan Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pōhiva told his supporters that if he had really wanted to take away people’s land and the royal powers he would have made himself Minister […]

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Modest rise projected for Hong Kong salaries in 2018, amid stronger-than-expected GDP growth

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Modest rise projected for Hong Kong salaries in 2018, amid stronger-than-expected GDP growth

Source: Media Outreach Headline: Modest rise projected for Hong Kong salaries in 2018, amid stronger-than-expected GDP growth HongKong salary increase projected at 4.1% for 2018, one point higher thanactual rate in 2017TheLife Sciences industry expects the highest increase, at 4.4%Voluntaryturnover rate falls to 17.1%, demonstrating Hong Kong employers’ increasedability to retain talent HONG KONG, CHINA […]

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DHL innovation wins recognition at Supply Chain Asia awards

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on DHL innovation wins recognition at Supply Chain Asia awards

Source: Media Outreach Headline: DHL innovation wins recognition at Supply Chain Asia awards Pang Mei Yee namedSupply Chain Woman of the Year at Supply Chain Asia Awards SINGAPORE– Media OutReach – 17 November 2017 – Atthe 2017 Supply Chain Asia Awards held last evening, Pang Mei Yee, VicePresident and Head of Innovation, Solutions Delivery and […]

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Renewed Papuan independence call amid alleged ‘hostage’ standoff

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Colonialism, Decolonisation, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Featured, Free West Papua, Hostages, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, Jakarta Legal Aid Foundation, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Mimika, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, protest, Reports, Security, Self Determination, Surveillance, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on Renewed Papuan independence call amid alleged ‘hostage’ standoff

West Papuan protesters for independence in Jakarta this week. Image CNN Indonesia By Lalu Rahadian in Jakarta Conflicts in Papua province will not be resolved until the Indonesian government provides the Papuan people with an opportunity to determine their future through an international forum, says a leading advocate. Indonesian People’s Front for West Papua (FRI-WP) […]

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Migration expert calls for immediate climate action over displaced millions

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate Change, Climate Change Relocation, Climate Refugees, COP23, Democracy Now!, Environment, Evening Report, Fiji, Global, Human Rights, Kiribati, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Samoa, Security, Sustainability  /  Comments Off on Migration expert calls for immediate climate action over displaced millions

Researchers in Bonn warn Pacific Islanders may be among the first to be forced to migrate due to climate change, as sea level rise threatens to make whole islands uninhabitable. Video: Democracy Now! At least 23 million people were displaced by extreme weather as a result of climate change. “If we act now in terms […]

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Tongan Democrat landslide delivers numbers for Pohiva government

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  'Akilisi Pohiva, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Elections, Evening Report, Featured, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Tonga, Tongan democracy movement, Tongan elections  /  Comments Off on Tongan Democrat landslide delivers numbers for Pohiva government

Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva … boosted by stronger Democratic vote than in 2014. Image: Kaniva News By Philip Cass of Kaniva News Tonga’s Democrats have won 14 seats today in the snap election in the only Pacific kingdom, giving them enough seats in Parliament to form the next government without needing the support of independents. […]

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Comba Telecom Wins Small-Cell Innovation of the Year Award

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Comba Telecom Wins Small-Cell Innovation of the Year Award

Source: Media Outreach Headline: Comba Telecom Wins Small-Cell Innovation of the Year Award InnovativeDesign and Technology of Scalable Heterogeneous Network Solution EarnPraises HONG KONG,CHINA – Media OutReach – 16 November 2017 –Comba Telecom Systems Holdings Limited (“Comba Telecom” or “the Group”,HKSE: 2342), a global leading wireless solutions provider, has wonthe Small-Cell Innovation of the Year Award […]

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Huazhang Technology Completed the Acquisition of Fu An 777 Logistics Warehouse

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Huazhang Technology Completed the Acquisition of Fu An 777 Logistics Warehouse

Source: Media Outreach Headline: Huazhang Technology Completed the Acquisition of Fu An 777 Logistics Warehouse Strive to Become a One-Stop Service Provider for the Papermaking IndustryHONG KONG,CHINA –Media OutReach – 16 November 2017 –HuazhangTechnology Holding Limited(“Huazhang Technology” or the “Company” and itssubsidiaries, together, the “Group”, HKSE: 1673) is pleased to announce that, all the conditions precedent […]

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Lord Vaha’i wins in coin toss as Democrats lead early poll results

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  'Akilisi Pohiva, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Elections, Evening Report, Featured, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Tonga, Tongan democracy movement, Tongan elections  /  Comments Off on Lord Vaha’i wins in coin toss as Democrats lead early poll results

Caretaker Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva … early lead for him and the Democrats. Image: Kalino Lātū/Kaniva News By Kalino Lātū, editor of Kaniva News A coin toss was used to decide whether Lord Vaea or Lord Vaha’i today won the third seat of members of the nobility to Parliament in the kingdom of Tonga’s snap […]

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Successful Pricing of WTT Investment Ltd’s USD 670 Million 5.5% Senior Notes Due 2022

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Successful Pricing of WTT Investment Ltd’s USD 670 Million 5.5% Senior Notes Due 2022

Source: Media Outreach Headline: Successful Pricing of WTT Investment Ltd’s USD 670 Million 5.5% Senior Notes Due 2022 HONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach– 16 November 2017 – WTT Investment Ltd (“WTT Investment”), whichconducts its business through its wholly owned subsidiary WTT HK Limited (“WTT”),the only enterprise-focused fixed-line telecommunication services operator inHong Kong, successfully priced […]

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Progress on Early Essential Newborn Care in the Western Pacific Region, but Millions of newborn infants remain at risk

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Progress on Early Essential Newborn Care in the Western Pacific Region, but Millions of newborn infants remain at risk

Source: Media Outreach Headline: Progress on Early Essential Newborn Care in the Western Pacific Region, but Millions of newborn infants remain at risk MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Media OutReach – 16 November 2017 – Worldwide,15 million babies are born preterm and more than a million die as a result.This World Prematurity Day, 17 November, the World Health […]

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AW LAB Launches Its First Store In Asia

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on AW LAB Launches Its First Store In Asia

Source: Media Outreach Headline: AW LAB Launches Its First Store In Asia SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 15 November 2017 – Amid therising sneaker culture lived and breathed by hypebeasts, sneakerheads and shoeconnoisseurs, AW LAB, the global reference retailer for sport-style with a wideselection of the latest and coolest sneakers-apparel from the best brands,officially opens […]

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‘We need climate, nuclear justice,’ says Marshalls president and poet daughter

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate Change, Democracy Now!, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Health and Fitness, Hilda Heine, Human Rights, Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Nuclear justice, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reports, Tony de Brum, US nuclear tests  /  Comments Off on ‘We need climate, nuclear justice,’ says Marshalls president and poet daughter

Gender Day at the UN Climate Change Conference. Democracy Now! talks to the president of the Marshall Islands, Hilda Heine, and her daughter, poet and climate change activist Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner. This year’s UN climate summit is known as the first “Islands COP,” with Fiji presiding over the event, but hosting it in Bonn, Germany, because […]

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Arrow Electronics and ON Semiconductor to Exhibit IoT Solutions at India IoT Symposium 2017

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Arrow Electronics and ON Semiconductor to Exhibit IoT Solutions at India IoT Symposium 2017

Source: Media Outreach Headline: Arrow Electronics and ON Semiconductor to Exhibit IoT Solutions at India IoT Symposium 2017 BANGALORE, INDIA – Media OutReach – NOVEMBER 15, 2017 – Globaltechnology-solutions provider ArrowElectronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) announced that it will join force with ON Semiconductor to exhibit a range of IoT solutions at the India IoT Symposium […]

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Causeway Bay Defends Title As Asia’s Most Expensive Retail Street

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Causeway Bay Defends Title As Asia’s Most Expensive Retail Street

Source: Media Outreach Headline: Causeway Bay Defends Title As Asia’s Most Expensive Retail Street HongKong’s Causeway Bay ranks as Asia’s most expensive street with annual per sq ftrents at US$2,725 (HK$21,255), and being second globally after New York’s Upper5th Avenue, which commands an annual per sq ft rents at US$3,000 Softeningin rents in Causeway Bay […]

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Elections crucial, says Commonwealth observer chief ahead of Tongan poll

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Caretaker, Commonwealth Observer Group, Elections, Evening Report, Featured, Kaniva News, Kaniva Tonga, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, Tonga, Tongan elections  /  Comments Off on Elections crucial, says Commonwealth observer chief ahead of Tongan poll

Tonga’s Elections Supervisor … final roll listing some 59,000 voters has been printed. Image: Kaniva Tonga By Philip Cass The general election tomorrow is crucial for the people of Tonga, says Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland. Baroness Scotland said the elections would strengthen the democratic process in Tonga. A Commonwealth Observer Group is in Tonga to […]

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New PM Hou in Solomon Islands pledges to fight corruption

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Corruption, Evening Report, Featured, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Parliament, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Rick Houenipwela, Solomon Islands  /  Comments Off on New PM Hou in Solomon Islands pledges to fight corruption

Prime Minister-elect Rick Hounipwela (left centre) with Acting Governor-General Ajilon Nasiu. Image: Lowen Sei/SIBC Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Members of Parliament today elected Rick Houenipwela, MP for Small Malaita, as Prime Minister of Solomon Islands in a 33-16 vote – and he pledged to fight corruption. John Moffat Fugui, MP for Central Honiara, was the […]

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ALE positioned as a Visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for the Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on ALE positioned as a Visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for the Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure

Source: Media Outreach Headline: ALE positioned as a Visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for the Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – November 15,2017 – At a glance: This is the sixth year in a row ALE ispositioned as a Visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Wired and WirelessLAN […]

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