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Watching our Oceans

WHO should be watching our ocean against “pirate” fishing? The question has been asked following the launch of an ...

Business

O’Neill woos visitors

PETER O’Neill (pictured) wants Australian tourists to forgo Bali and head instead to Kokopo in Papua New Guinea. His ...

Politics

Sea rise forces Bikini exodus

NEARLY 70 years ago, nuclear weapons tests forced Bikini Islanders off their atoll. Today it is sea level rise ...

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We Say

How do you prepare for a monster storm?

In probing ‘Are We Ready?’ in our November 2014 cover, IB went on to pose a pertinent question in ...

Whispers

Passing the buck? What’s up with American Express deciding Palau is part of the United States and so businesses ...

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Australia

Pacific Trade Adviser defends PACER Plus

Mon 04 May

Chief Trade Adviser, Pacific Islands, Dr Edwini Kessie defends push to finalise the text ...

Fiji

DFAT support for NRL's Pacific Strategy

Tue 14 Apr

Australian Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, has announced Government support for the Australian National Rugby ...

Fiji

Bainimarama explains reasoning behind plans to “open up” Govt schools

Tue 14 Apr

In a statement today, Fiji’s Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama says students living in rural ...

Fiji

More excerpts from MOG report:

Mon 13 Apr

"Changes to legislation, and new rules introduced in the lead-up to the election, had ...

Fiji

NFP calls on Bainimarama to attend Forum Leaders Meeting

Mon 13 Apr

The National Federation Party is calling on Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama to participate in ...

Fiji

Some MOG Recommendations

Mon 13 Apr

• To ensure the credibility of the electoral process, it is necessary to also ...

Fiji

Islands Business More MOG Recommendations

Mon 13 Apr

Consideration should be given to reducing requirements for party registration and activities.

Fiji

Fiji's 24 Elections report now published

Mon 13 Apr

The report of the Multi-National Observer Group (MOG) which monitored Fiji's September 2014 elections ...

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Fiji

DFAT support for NRL's Pacific Strategy

Tue 14 Apr

Australian Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, has announced Government support for the Australian National Rugby ...

Bainimarama explains reasoning behind plans to “open up” Govt schools

Tue 14 Apr

In a statement today, Fiji’s Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama says students living in rural ...

More excerpts from MOG report:

Mon 13 Apr

"Changes to legislation, and new rules introduced in the lead-up to the election, had ...

NFP calls on Bainimarama to attend Forum Leaders Meeting

Mon 13 Apr

The National Federation Party is calling on Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama to participate in ...

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We Say

How do you prepare for a monster storm?

Wed 15 Apr

In probing ‘Are We Ready?’ in our November 2014 cover, IB went on to ...

Politics

Draft trade agreement reveals differences between Australia, NZ

Wed 15 Apr

PACIFIC island governments have proposed alternative disputes procedures, protection of infant industries and provisions ...

Sea rise forces Bikini exodus

Wed 15 Apr

NEARLY 70 years ago, nuclear weapons tests forced Bikini Islanders off their atoll. Today ...

Fiji compensates Christma s Island nuclear veterans

Fri 13 Mar

In the 1950s, hundreds of Fijian soldiers and sailors witnessed Britain’s atmospheric nuclear tests ...