Pacific islands monthly : PIM
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N 919 PAC
[Sydney : Pacific Publications, 1931-2000
( Aug. 1, 1999)
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Advertising 2
EDITORIAL Harness the power of catastrophes 4
LETTERS Information needed on MSG Summit 5
Solomon pre-history source 5
Toxic baby food 5
Painting a city blue for Hie millennium 5
Status of women 5
Pacific Island stews 5
Advertising 5
Advertising 6
SPECIAL REPORT A daunting task ahead for new PNG PM 8 , 34
'Wonderful two years'-Skate 9
Diplomatic tug-of-war reveals Australia's neo-colonialist tendencies 10 , 11
Fiji, Vanuatu could be next diplomatic battleground 11
Bougainville Copper tries to stop scrap being stolen 11
BUSINESS Niue National Airline to get off the ground this month 12
Advertising 13
Asian fishermen return in force to Marshall Islands 14
Pafco makes a breakthrough in the US 15
Advertising 15
"Illegal" competitors'100 per cent interest rate hurting PNG's banks 16 , 17
Advertising 17
Emperor denies claims about lost revalues 18
Vailima wails out the bidding process 19
Advertising 19
Innovative campaign hopes to put Madang back on the tourism map 20 , 21
World trade growth slower in 1998 21
Fiji sugar to start multi-million dollar research centre 22
Advertising 23
Bikini's shirks and shipwrecks hit the Discovery Channel 24 , 25
Nestle's Pacific sales surged 46 per cent last year 25
COVER STORY Catastrophe Insurance A World Bank proposal to take on natural disasters 26 , 27 , 28 , 29
Tsunami victims rebuilding their lives: aid worker 29
DEVELOPMENT FEMM fatale The Pacific's unhappy affair with reform 30 , 31
Fragmented regional shipping could hinder Free Trade Area 32 , 33
PNG issues new polymer bank note 33
Advertising 34
How to prepare for the 21st Century technology explosion 35 , 58
More work needed to improve human development in the region 36
Donors unite tor multi-million dollar SPREP Centre Australia, New Zealand, the United States, France, China, and Papua New Guinea all contributed to the $4.7 million tala construction of the new SPREP Centre 37
POLITICS Fragile peace for Solomons 38 , 39
The Heniara Peace Accord 39
Media under fire for coverage of Guadalcanal crisis 40 , 41
FOCUS Questions linger over whether Rongelap will ever be safe 42 , 43
INDUSTRY Excitement builds oven K8 billion gas pipeline project 44 , 49
Australia criticised tor greenhouse gas amissions 45
Advertising 45
ACP nations told to include gender in new Lome pact 46 , 47
Carpenters build a modern-day empire 47
Internet banking – it's friendlier than the real world 48 , 49
TOURISM Kokoda Trail: PNG's biggest attraction 50 , 51
EU aid halt to hurt Pacific tourism 51
SPORTS Australians' Olympic "whinging" leaves sour after-taste 52
Marshalls sprinter gets international recognition 53
YACHTING Molokai or bust 54 , 55
OPINION New Zealand looks for "quality" migrants 56
Alarming new greenhouse research 57
Advertising 59 , 60



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