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Bainimarama offers more of the same

If the people of Fiji had expected a smooth, less confrontational political life after the September elections, they will ...

Business

Vulnerable states qualify for special privileges

Graduation of least developed countries is no conspiracy by bigger and wealthier developed states to absolve them from helping ...

Politics

Flosse loses power in French Polynesia

After exhausting all avenues of appeal, President Gaston Flosse of French Polynesia has been removed from office following his ...

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Elections will bring a return to confidence

“In line with Fiji’s legendary friendliness and the forgiving Pacific spirit, it is hoped that the newly elected government ...

Whispers

Pigs can fly: Judging from the number of conspiracy theories that were being bandied about in Samoa last September ...

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Tonga

Twenty Fourth Council of Ministers of Tourism Meeting - Communique

Fri 31 Oct

NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga ----The twenty fourth Council of Ministers of Tourism meeting was held in ...

Fiji

Additional EU funds to contribute to the sustainable use of marineresources in the Pacific

Fri 31 Oct

SUVA, Fiji ---The European Union will provide an additional €650,000 to assist the work ...

Fiji

Fiji attracts old friends as China’s clout grows

Fri 31 Oct

SUVA, Fiji ---- Fiji—Western nations are moving to rebuild relations with Fiji as another ...

Fiji

Business Forum focuses on trade relations between Australia and Fiji

Fri 31 Oct

SUVA, Fiji ---- Trade between Fiji and Australia is valued at about $1billion (US$512 ...

Tonga

SPTO to empower Pacific islanders to take their tourism products up another level

Fri 31 Oct

NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga ---Expect tourism projects that focus on the development of human resources and ...

USA

World Bank Board approves second US$5 Million operation for Tonga

Fri 31 Oct

WASHINGTON, USA --- The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved US$5 million ...

Papua New Guinea

Highway opposed : Papua Separatist leader

Fri 31 Oct

PORT MORESBY, PNG ----Papua separatist leader of the 1970s Dame Josephine Abaijah has called ...

Fiji

UNHCR regional representative presents credentials to Fijian foreign minister

Fri 31 Oct

SUVA, Fiji ----The United Nations’ High Commissioner for Refugees Regional representative, Thomas Albrecht, has ...

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Fiji

Additional EU funds to contribute to the sustainable use of marineresources in the Pacific

Fri 31 Oct

SUVA, Fiji ---The European Union will provide an additional €650,000 to assist the work ...

Fiji attracts old friends as China’s clout grows

Fri 31 Oct

SUVA, Fiji ---- Fiji—Western nations are moving to rebuild relations with Fiji as another ...

Business Forum focuses on trade relations between Australia and Fiji

Fri 31 Oct

SUVA, Fiji ---- Trade between Fiji and Australia is valued at about $1billion (US$512 ...

UNHCR regional representative presents credentials to Fijian foreign minister

Fri 31 Oct

SUVA, Fiji ----The United Nations’ High Commissioner for Refugees Regional representative, Thomas Albrecht, has ...

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We Say

Syrian crisis touches lives in the Pacific

Wed 08 Oct

“Ill-equipped as they are to detect or forecast terror activities within their idyllic environs, ...

Elections will bring a return to confidence

Wed 08 Oct

“In line with Fiji’s legendary friendliness and the forgiving Pacific spirit, it is hoped ...

Small islands must help themselves

Wed 08 Oct

“The message here is clear: small and threatened islands need not wait for the ...

Politics

Pacific voice grows in NZ

Wed 08 Oct

Auckland: Over 330,000 Pacific people living in New Zealand now have a bigger voice ...

Flosse loses power in French Polynesia

Wed 08 Oct

After exhausting all avenues of appeal, President Gaston Flosse of French Polynesia has been ...

US seeks dismissal as nuke lawsuit gains support

Mon 01 Sep

WHEN THE MARSHALL ISLANDS FILED LEGAL action in late April against nine nuclear nations ...