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    Introducing the Potential of Mangroves: New tech elevates mangrove carbon storage research

    Mangroves in Palau: A Vital Carbon Hub Facing Danger Mangrove forests play a crucial role in our ecosystem, serving as important nurseries for marine life, protecting coastlines from erosion, and storing significant amounts of carbon dioxide, which helps mitigate climate change. Ongoing research in Palau is uncovering the lesser-known benefits of mangroves, offering potential opportunities […] More

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    PNG staff Educated on Cyber threats

    Over 60 employees from the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and National Superannuation Fund Limited (NASFUND) recently participated in a comprehensive one-day training session with Cyber CX to enhance their capabilities in countering cyber threats. Cyber CX stands as the foremost provider of top-tier cyber security services in the UK, US, Australia, and […] More

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    Agencies instructed to register social media accounts in PNG

    All government agencies are required to register their official social media accounts with the appropriate authority. The Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) has underscored the importance of adhering to the directive guidelines established by the National Executive Council (NEC) and the Digital Government Act 2022. Secretary Steven Matainaho emphasized the importance of all […] More

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    Telecom Fiji is set to deliver cutting-edge ICT solutions to the police

    Telecom Fiji has collaborated with the Fiji Police Force to enhance the Force’s ICT service capacity, prioritizing cybersecurity, systems, and data resilience.Telecom Fiji is committed to delivering state-of-the-art ICT solutions to the Fiji Police, ensuring seamless end-to-end management of these essential services. Acting Commissioner of Police Juki Fong Chew emphasizes the significance of collaboration in […] More

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    Lizarhmarie Warike Inspires Women in STEM, Breaking Barriers

    In a male-dominated field, Lizarhmarie Warike serves as a beacon of inspiration, empowering women and girls to challenge stereotypes and pursue careers in science and technology.In her role as the acting Manager of Digital Infrastructure and Shared Services at the Department of ICT (DICT), Lizarhmarie has faced a multitude of challenges. However, she has used […] More

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    Wise Expands Its Services to Include Money Transfers to Fiji

    Wise, the tech enterprise known for its innovative solutions for global money transfers, has just launched its services in Fiji, marking a significant expansion in the Pacific region. This new offering allows the more than 222,000 Fijians living overseas, including 95% of those residing in New Zealand, Australia, the USA, Canada, and the UK, to […] More

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    Rice farming is becoming increasingly popular in East New Britain

    Rice farming in East New Britain Province has experienced a surge in production, particularly among farmer groups in the districts of Kokopo and Pomio, signaling a positive momentum in the industry. The provincial food crops program officer at the Division of Agriculture and Livestock (DAL), Shilla Sato, highlighted that Kokopo is at the forefront of […] More

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    Exciting advancements in the Papua New Guinea fisheries industry

    The National Fisheries Authority (NFA) of Papua New Guinea (PNG) has made noteworthy progress in the country’s fisheries sector.  NFA is determined to boost export values for a range of seafood categories, such as crab, prawn, lobster, reef fish, and seaweed. There is a strong emphasis on improving the tuna fishery to meet these ambitious […] More

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    New Digital Identity Card Initiative Launched for Women

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been established between Women’s Micro Bank Ltd (Mama Bank) and Digizen. This partnership aims to streamline the process of opening new bank accounts by utilizing a digital identification tool that captures biometric data. In a concerted effort to address the prevailing gender inequality in Papua New Guinea, both organizations […] More

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    Vodafone Samoa pledges to deliver 5G speed for CHOGM in October.

    Vodafone Samoa is committed to delivering high-speed internet at an affordable price with the upcoming launch of its 5G network. The network is expected to be operational by October, coinciding with Samoa’s hosting of CHOGM. Vodafone Samoa’s Chief Executive Officer, Rana Bose, announced the launch of its 5G network at the Taumeasina Resort last night. […] More

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    Longshot Candidate Attributes AI Assistance to Victory Over Biden in American Samoa Caucus

    In a surprising turn of events, a relatively obscure Democratic candidate secured victory over President Biden in the American Samoa caucus. This victory was achieved through a virtual campaign strategy. Jason Palmer, 52, secured only 51 votes compared to President Biden’s 40 on Super Tuesday in the small Pacific island. He attributes his narrow victory […] More

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    Digicel Fiji Prepares for 5G Deployment

    Digicel Fiji has partnered with Nokia to enhance cell tower sites nationwide in anticipation of the launch of 5G connectivity for its customers.  Digicel Fiji is making significant strides in Suva with the ongoing upgrades, as the company prepares for the imminent completion of 5G testing and regulatory approvals by the Government. Nokia’s state-of-the-art technology […] More

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