15 July, 2017, 12:00 am
THE Secretariat of the Pacific Community is closely monitoring dengue outbreaks around the Pacific. Palau is one of the countries experiencing a surge in dengue victims with 290 cases recorded for the first six months of this year.
Poachers await fate
THE three Vietnamese captains who pleaded guilty to a raft of poaching charges in Solomon Islands will be sentenced today in the High Court. The three and their crews were caught by police on March 26 for taking beche-de-mer and other marine resources from the Indispensable Reefs south of Rennell Island.
YESTERDAY’S domestic flights in New Caledonia have been cancelled as a strike at Air Caledonie has entered its second day. The stoppage was called on Thursday without giving notice over a simmering employment dispute.
NEW Caledonia’s pharmacists say they will launch an unlimited strike over the government’s alleged breach of their agreement which had been worked out after more than a year’s negotiations.