45th Pacific Islands Forum

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Enforce ocean-wide ban

“Egged on by environmental groups like the WWF, which says it will demand a suspension of the Pacific Bluefin ...

Whispers

Twenty-two thousand dollar charter … At least one Cook Islander was the least impressed when caretaker Prime Minister and ...

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45th Pacific Islands Forum

Forum retreat discusses oceans, regionalism and new leadership

Fri 01 Aug

Travelling by boat from the Palauan capital Koror to the island of Peleliu, Pacific ...

Viewpoint

Pacific Islands Forum Meeting - of people and power

Fri 01 Aug

Every six years Pacific leaders meet at their annual summit to discuss who will ...

45th Pacific Islands Forum

Pacific Islands Forum Meeting - of people and power*

Fri 01 Aug

Every six years Pacific leaders meet at their annual summit to discuss who will ...

45th Pacific Islands Forum

Meg Taylor for Pacific Islands Forum SG

Thu 31 Jul

The Pacific Islands has a new Secretary General: Dame Meg Taylor.

Phillippines

PACER-Plus — boon or bane for Pacific island states?

Thu 31 Jul

MANILA, Philippines ----Small island nations in the Pacific are concerned about the future of ...

Palau

Climate change: The 'greatest threat' to the peoples of the Pacific

Thu 31 Jul

KOROR, Palau -----Amid growing concerns over rising sea levels, this year's Pacific Islands Forum ...

Palau

O’Neill: PNG major player in Pacific

Thu 31 Jul

KOROR, Palau ---- Papua New Guinea will continue to be the major trade investor ...

USA

Japan's soldiers practice amphibious landing in Hawaii

Thu 31 Jul

KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii — Japan has been practicing storming beaches with the U.S. and ...

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Fiji

Mobile companies reinforce presence in Fiji

Fri 01 Aug

Leading mobile phone companies announced major developments recently with Vodafone Fiji now fully Fijian ...

Fiji prepares for first poll under new constitution

Fri 01 Aug

The countdown to Fiji’s first General Election under its new Constitution is well underway ...

Proposed One Fiji replies to objection

Thu 31 Jul

SUVA, Fiji ------The ballot papers filled with numbers and without names or logos will ...

Fiji Election Office releases provisional list of voters, 570,000 plus egistered for election

Wed 30 Jul

SUVA, Fiji ----The Fijian Elections Office has released the provisional list of voters for ...

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We Say

Employment a serious concern for the region

Wed 30 Jul

“The spotlight on climate change is likely to be so intense at this event ...

Enforce ocean-wide ban

Fri 01 Aug

“Egged on by environmental groups like the WWF, which says it will demand a ...

Politics

Fiji prepares for first poll under new constitution

Fri 01 Aug

The countdown to Fiji’s first General Election under its new Constitution is well underway ...

Fisheries expert hurries off with stern warning

Fri 01 Aug

Majuro — Glenn Hurry is the first of two important and long-term fisheries management ...

Kiribati plans livestock and farms on Fiji property

Fri 01 Aug

Kiribati President Anote Tong has brushed aside criticism of his government’s decision to buy ...