Thursday 29th January 2015

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Bank South Pacific to acquire Westpac branches in five nations

Updated 29 January 2015, 17:10 AEDT

Papua New Guinea's Bank South Pacific has announced it's entered into an agreement to acquire the operations of Australia's Westpac bank in five Pacific nations.

'Catastrophic' result for Pacific nations if no action taken on illegal fishing

Updated 29 January 2015, 11:08 AEDT

Three Pacific nations are facing an import ban by the European Union if they don't take action on illegal fishing.

Police minister says some PNG cops should not be armed

Updated 28 January 2015, 18:17 AEDT

PNG's police minister admits the police hierarchy has lost the ability to command and control rank and file officers.

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