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Disasters do happen, but are Pacific countries pointed in the right direction?

Geographically, the Pacific Island Countries (PICs) fall within one of the most disaster-prone regions on earth. And the region’s ...

Business

Crime restricts PNG’s economic growth

Crime is costing Papua New Guinea severely despite its rapid economic growth - due to reach 20 per cent ...

Politics

Forum allows Fiji back into regional group

Moments after the magazine posted on its Facebook page the announcement by the Pacific Islands Forum that Fiji’s suspension ...

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States must help pay for insurance

**“As well as insurance schemes designed at addressing immediate post disaster mitigation, there has to be a wider scheme ...

Whispers

Drama in the royal court … The benign reign of Tonga’s newest monarch hit the newspaper headlines recently when ...

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China

China to lift aid to Pacific, sees cooperation with Taiwan allies

Fri 14 Nov

BEIJING, China ---- Chinese President Xi Jinping will offer a broad aid package to ...

Australia

U.S and Kiribati sign historic cooperative arrangement to protect vital marine habitat in the Pacific

Fri 14 Nov

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA ---- U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell joined Kiribati President Anote ...

French Polynesia

French justice minister defers Tahiti trip

Mon 10 Nov

PAPEETE, Tahiti --- Reports from French Polynesia say next week's planned visit by the ...

Cook Islands

Relief as Cook Islands budget is passed

Mon 10 Nov

RAROTONGA, Cook Islands --- It was a huge relief for the Cook Islands Government ...

Fiji

Modi to hold mini summit in Fiji

Mon 10 Nov

SUVA, Fiji --- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to use his visit ...

Fiji

Political will needed to revive ailing Fiji tuna industry

Tue 04 Nov

SUVA, FIJI ---- A veteran fishing industry player in Fiji says the 2015 budget ...

Australia

Helping Pacific islanders eat more "greens"

Tue 04 Nov

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA --- University of Adelaide research is helping indigenous Pacific Island and Torres ...

Fiji

PIDF invited to key regional meetings

Tue 04 Nov

SUVA, Fiji ----The Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) has been invited to participate at ...

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Fiji

Audit report reveals worst kept secret

Thu 13 Nov

After eight years of autocratic rule, Fiji finally has a Parliament which has received ...

Modi to hold mini summit in Fiji

Mon 10 Nov

SUVA, Fiji --- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to use his visit ...

Political will needed to revive ailing Fiji tuna industry

Tue 04 Nov

SUVA, FIJI ---- A veteran fishing industry player in Fiji says the 2015 budget ...

PIDF invited to key regional meetings

Tue 04 Nov

SUVA, Fiji ----The Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) has been invited to participate at ...

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We Say

States must help pay for insurance

Wed 12 Nov

**“As well as insurance schemes designed at addressing immediate post disaster mitigation, there has ...

Everything they do seems like a kneejerk reaction

Wed 12 Nov

**“In a scenario where even countries with state of the art healthcare systems are ...

Democracy is relatively new and unique

Wed 12 Nov

**“The citizens of all these countries must pat themselves on the back for not ...

Politics

Forum allows Fiji back into regional group

Thu 13 Nov

Moments after the magazine posted on its Facebook page the announcement by the Pacific ...

Women candidates impact on election line-up

Thu 13 Nov

A record number of women candidates are expected to contest the Solomon Islands national ...

Tonga’s Freedom Fighter aims for election victory

Thu 13 Nov

For veteran Tongan freedom fighter ‘Akilisi Pohiva, the election this month will be the ...