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‘The end is nigh,’ says rocket science

That grim, much-derided prediction of impending apocalypse that has provided satirical grist to many a cartoonist’s mill – so ...

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Impact on Brand Malaysia

** “Many lessons are there to be learned from the unfortunate, as yet unexplained disappearance of MH 370. And ...

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Mini media summit: Following close in the heels of the biennial Pacific Media Summit in Noumea in February, the ...

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Pacific Update

Deadly Lusi claims 11 lives in Vanuatu

Vanuatu is still reeling from monster cyclone Lusi that took at least eleven lives and caused millions of dollars ...

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Australia

Asylum babies ‘must not be sent to PNG’

Wed 16 Apr

CANBERRA, Australia --- Lawyers representing 26 ­babies born in Australia to asylum-seeker parents have ...

Fiji

Fiji Airways codeshares with Etihad Airways

Wed 16 Apr

Fiji Airways today announced a new codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways, the national airline ...

Fiji

Agroforestry demo site excites Fiji’s Minister for Primary Industries

Tue 15 Apr

LABASA, Fiji -----“This is what we need for other localities in Fiji and we ...

We Say

Pacific health a priority

Tue 15 Apr

** “Without a healthy population, a nation cannot progress. Good health, fitness and physical ...

USA

In Washington, UN Chief urges world leaders to work towards climate action

Mon 14 Apr

WASHINGTON, USA ----United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon attended the Climate Leaders’ Summit in Washington, ...

Papua New Guinea

Horizon Oil's PNG project cleared

Mon 14 Apr

PORT MORESBY, PNG--- The government of Papua New Guinea has approved Horizon Oil's Stanley ...

Fiji

NZ offers Fiji 10 postgrad scholarships

Mon 14 Apr

SUVA, Fiji -----The New Zealand Pacific Scholarships is offering 10 scholarships for Fiji citizens ...

Australia

Japanese whalers plan new Antarctic hunt

Mon 14 Apr

SYDNEY, Australia ---Japan's whalers expect to return to the Antarctic, despite losing an International ...

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Fiji

Fiji Airways codeshares with Etihad Airways

Wed 16 Apr

Fiji Airways today announced a new codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways, the national airline ...

Agroforestry demo site excites Fiji’s Minister for Primary Industries

Tue 15 Apr

LABASA, Fiji -----“This is what we need for other localities in Fiji and we ...

Mosese Tikoitoga Leadership change in Fiji’s Military

Tue 15 Apr

Ayoung Fijian man who marched in as a private in the Republic of the ...

New constitution is the key, says Fiji’s new military chief

Tue 15 Apr

The new head of Fiji’s military Brigadier General Mosese Tikoitoga says the country’s new ...

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We Say

Impact on Brand Malaysia

Tue 15 Apr

** “Many lessons are there to be learned from the unfortunate, as yet unexplained ...

Display of double standards

Tue 15 Apr

** “While this outcome may look winsome for Australia, there is little by way ...

Politics

Judicial shake-up in Nauru

Tue 15 Apr

Nauru’s Opposition has described the treatment of two of its highest judicial officers in ...

French Navy seized Chinese fishing boat

Tue 15 Apr

Sea border dispute between Vanuatu and New Caledonia has resulted in the arrest and ...

UN sends mission to New Caledonia

Tue 15 Apr

The United Nations has sent a delegation to New Caledonia in the lead up ...