The agreement promises a total of $US229 million in through to 2024 with Mr Trump calling on Congress to make $US124 million available in the 2018 fiscal year.
Category: Law & Order
“Our Customary Land is not under any legal threat from laws that oversee specifically freehold land. The LTRA 2008 does not have the effect of amending, repealing or adding to the provisions of Article 102 of the Constitution which specifically defines our customary land allowing all other legal protective measures to therefore by operation apply to it.”
Papua New Guinean, Mr James Junior Numbaru has been reported missing at sea, presumed dead according to Pacific Guardians sources. Mr Numbaru was serving as a ‘Fisheries Observer’ for PNG’s National Fisheries Authority (NFA)...
The Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) officially ends tomorrow [30 June 2017]. But on Friday last week, it stopped for a short time to dedicate a new memorial at the Police Memorial...
As NGOs, we’re interested to help support the policies underlying the technologies because in many cases the countries may have their legislation based back in the 1960s or 1970s as they probably never envisioned the computers we have available today to be able to capture and use that information. Mr Bubba Cook, WWF.
NZ Immigration watchdog message to Samoa, Tonga and Fiji: “Use NZ Licensed Immigration Advisors only”
Licensed advisers have specialist expertise and have met competency standards. They follow a code of conduct that requires them to be honest and respectful. “People who are not licensed or exempt can share publicly available information or help friends and family occasionally, but cannot provide immigration advice” Ms Catherine Albiston.
A former NZ Member of Parliament, has fired scathing criticism at the John Key government’s handling of its private prison programme. She agrees with Green Party MP David Clendon’s comments that “Corrections has shown...
The laid-back simplicity of life in the Territory stands in contrast to the extremely complicated system of local and national laws that govern a place like this — a system that’s on the brink of change. Conor Knighton
ALUMNUS HONOURED: Samoa’s Tuiloma Slade to receive honorary doctorate from Wellington’s Victoria University
Tuiloma’s acknowledgement is another example of Samoa’s close links with the university. Head of State, Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese is a regular visitor and guest. And a similar honorary doctorate was bestowed on Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Naioti Malielegaoi in 2012.
“By sharing our story we give people the liberty to let go of their own past. The past really has no power over the choices you can make today. We wanted to share our darkness to help people find their own light.” Scribe/Malo Luafutu
The fact that not one of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council have ever accepted any international court’s ruling when (in their view) it infringed their sovereignty or national security interests gives China just cause for rejecting the PCA’s decision. A continuation of a precedent that other super powers have repeatedly done for decades.
In an effort to try and bring uga harvest rates back to sustainable levels, it is now illegal for any person to export uga, either whole or part of, alive or dead from Niue.