Fiji solar project gathering energy
Thu, 10 Jan 2013 16:57:45 +1100
A village on the Fiji island of Kadavu has become the first in the country to benefit from a Japanese aid program to provide solar power to rural households.
Japan to survey Pacific seabed for rare earth
Thu, 10 Jan 2013 16:28:25 +1100
Japan will launch a survey of its Pacific seabed in the hope of finding rare earth deposits large enough to supply its high-tech industries and reduce its dependence on China.
PNG man fights to overturn son’s murder conviction
Thu, 10 Jan 2013 06:55:34 +1100
A man has asked Papua New Guinea’s prime minister to intervene to ensure he is not deported from Australia while he fights his son’s murder conviction.