The Labour Mobility Unit within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade is warning the public over bogus agents collecting upfront payments from people with the promise of work in Australia.
United States: United States Ambassador to Australia, Caroline Kennedy, arrived in Honiara this afternoon en route to Gizo, Western Province. Ambassador Kennedy will be in the Western Province during the next few days to honour the 80th Anniversary of the sinking of the PT109 torpedo boat.
Belgium: The Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium in Manila has taken a stand against trafficking in persons or human trafficking. The Embassy took the opportunity to show its solidarity with the victims of human trafficking on World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. The day is commemorated annually on July 30.