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Thirty nine years of independent Papua New Guinea

Thirty nine years this month a proud independent nation, Papua New Guinea is starting at last to box its ...

Business

Time runs out for Samoan airline’s Fiji domestic bid

Fiji’s Air Transport Licensing Board has made a startling revelation surrounding American Samoa based airline Inter Island Airways’ much ...

Pacific Update

Forum debates fisheries management

At the Pacific Islands Forum, regional leaders adopted a new agreement to strengthen enforcement and surveillance over the region’s ...

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We Say

Seasonal worker programme shows promise

“The seasonal worker programme has proved to be a rare win-win situation for all stakeholders – the labour sending ...

Whispers

PNG’s Meg Taylor is the Pacific Islands Forum’s new head, the Melanesian Spearhead Group solidarity is in tatters and ...

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UNSIDS

Pacific’s Largest Solar Photovoltaic Site Opened in Samoa

Tue 02 Sep

The largest solar photovoltaic site in the Pacific was opened at the Faleata Racecourse ...

UNSIDS

EU Water Project Provides for Over 1000 Families

Tue 02 Sep

The European Union Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs today visited the EU-funded water treatment ...

UNSIDS

A five year project strengthening Natural Solutions in the Pacific region

Tue 02 Sep

Apia, Samoa - A 5-year, €5 million project titled 'Natural Solutions to Climate Change ...

UNSIDS

Pacific Resilience – Strategy for Climate and Disaster Resilient Development in the Pacific (SRDP)

Tue 02 Sep

This afternoon, the work of the Pacific in integrating climate change and disaster risk ...

Samoa

IFRC calls on governments and international organizations to take concrete actions on commitments made to reduce disaster risks

Mon 01 Sep

APIA, Samoa ---As the 3rd International Conference on Small Island Developing States begins in ...

Samoa

Partnerships for Ocean protection: SPREP, National Geographic Society, Waitt Foundation team together

Mon 01 Sep

APIA, Samoa ---- The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Program (SPREP), the National ...

Pacific Update

'It's in our DNA to conserve the ocean' – Cook Islands Prime Minister

Mon 01 Sep

PACIFIC ---- Two days before world leaders begin their weeklong conference on sustainable development ...

Samoa

UN chief spurs green investment in small islands

Mon 01 Sep

APIA, Samoa ---- Encouraging partnerships between the private sector and small developing island nations, ...

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Fiji

44 more Fijian soldiers to be deployed to Golan

Mon 01 Sep

SUVA,Fiji ---- Fiji's military has started selection of soldiers to replace the 44 Fijian ...

Time runs out for Samoan airline’s Fiji domestic bid

Mon 01 Sep

Fiji’s Air Transport Licensing Board has made a startling revelation surrounding American Samoa based ...

'It's in our DNA to conserve the ocean'

Sun 31 Aug

**Two days before world leaders begin their weeklong conference on sustainable development in this ...

Bank report identifies political interference in state companies

Exclusive Sat 30 Aug

**The Asian Development Bank today released a damming report on the poor performance of ...

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We Say

Confusion causes skepticism and policy paralysis

Mon 01 Sep

“They must shift their focus on the effects. These are real and demonstrable. They ...

Nauru, Cook Islands elect women MPs

Mon 01 Sep

“Papua New Guinea’s Dame Meg Taylor, who will take the helm of the region’s ...

Seasonal worker programme shows promise

Mon 01 Sep

“The seasonal worker programme has proved to be a rare win-win situation for all ...

Politics

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 ...

Fiji Election Office Split Widens

Exclusive Sat 23 Aug

Fiji’s Elections Office went ahead with the drawing of electoral candidate numbers today in ...

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 ...