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- Sports News : Olympic gold-winning coach Ben Ryan joins board of Pacific Rugby Players Welfare [26/04/2017 - United Kingdom]
- Sports News : Joseph Parker facing pay cut [26/04/2017 - New Zealand]
- News Feature : Five questions for Edwin Kessie, Pacer Plus Chief Trade Adviser [26/04/2017 - Papua New Guinea]
- News Feature : A shared vision for green growth in Fiji: 100% renewable electricity and sustainable biofuels [26/04/2017 - Fiji]
- Business News : New trade deal could divide Pacific [26/04/2017 - New Zealand]
- News : Tuvalu calls on IMO to devise a model to account greenhouse emissions from shipping industry [26/04/2017 - Tonga]
- News : Pacific to sign MOU on Flag States Implementation [26/04/2017 - Tonga]
- News : Fiji Military concerned by Methodist Church talk [26/04/2017 - Fiji]
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- News : Mixed views over legalisation of marijuana in Fiji [26/04/2017 - Fiji]
- Business News : World Bank to set-up regional office in Suva [26/04/2017 - Fiji]
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The Pacific Islands News Association (PINA) Ltd is the premier regional organisation representing the interests of media professionals in the Pacific region. It links radio, television, newspapers, magazines, online services, national associations and journalism schools in 23 Pacific Island
The regional media organisation was formally registered as a Company Limited by Guarantee on 23 January 2014.
In November 2004, PINA officially merged with the Pacific Islands Broadcasting Association (PIBA) to become the only voice of the regional media in the Pacific. PIBA was established to look after the interests of public broadcasters until the merger.
1. Promote and defend freedom of expression and information
2. Promote and develop professional standards through training and education
3. Develop professional fellowship and cooperation.
- develops training and resource materials, and encourage exchange of information and skills with industry members in the PICs.
- operates a daily news service, PACNEWS, compiled from news articles contributed by members
- Promotes good governance through dissemination of accurate information to Pacific Island Countries (PICs)
- Relationship building with NGOs, donors, and regional organisation in strengthening coverage of their work programmes in the development of PICs.
PINA is governed by an executive board elected by the members during the general assembly held every two years and five Fiji based directors.President: Mr Moses Stevens (Vanuatu)
Vice President: Mr Moses Uludong (Palau)
Print Representative – Mr Ofani Eremae (Solomon Islands)
Radio Representative – Janet Kwalahu (PNG)
Television Representative – Fernando Lobendahn (Fiji)
National Association Representative – Evelyne Toa (Vanuatu)
Pacific Islands News Association
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