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INDONESIA PUTS PRESSURE ON VANUATU

INDONESIA attempted to derail unification talks between West Papuan dissident groups by forcing hosts Vanuatu into a diplomatic impasse. ...

Business

EMTV – for sale at what price

HOW much is EMTV, Papua New Guinea’s leading television company, being sold for? The question has been the talk ...

Politics

Australia resists new-look forum

THE last time an Australian Prime Minister attended the Pacific Islands Forum was in August 2012. And a number ...

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** Pohiva’s end-of-December-2014 election as Prime Minister provides him the opportunity to introduce reforms he has fought valiantly for ...

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Rugby ... more than a sport Despite World Rugby insisting on a separation between rugby the sport and politics, ...

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USA

UN experts say post-2015 negotiations must emphasize human rights, accountability

Fri 30 Jan

NEW YORK, USA ----- As United Nations Member States start discussions to finalize the ...

Australia

When Ignorance Is Deadly: Pacific Women Dying From Lack of Breast Cancer Awareness

Thu 29 Jan

SYDNEY, Australia ----- Women now face a better chance of surviving breast cancer in ...

New Zealand

Air NZ faces probe over how it sells insurance with airfares

Thu 29 Jan

WELLINGTON, New Zealand ----- Air New Zealand is being investigated over possible misleading or ...

Fiji

Fiji lacks experts, says Bainimarama

Thu 29 Jan

SUVA, Fiji ----- The shortage of highly trained locals forces Government to rely on ...

New Zealand

NZ's Duncan Hardie Group seeks Solomon Island oil

Thu 29 Jan

WELLINGTON, New Zealand ---- A Wellington based company is behind an application to conduct ...

New Zealand

Murray McCully's dramatic Antarctic flight report released

Thu 29 Jan

WELLINGTON, New Zealand ---- An Antarctica-bound flight forced to make a dramatic landing with ...

Australia

Greens criticise Papua New Guinea's plans to repatriate Manus Island asylum seekers

Thu 29 Jan

CANBERRA, Australia ----- The Australian Greens party has criticised Papua New Guinea's plans to ...

New Zealand

New Zealand passports targeted by criminals, terrorists

Thu 29 Jan

WELLINGTON, New Zealand ----- The New Zealand passport is a prized possession for its ...

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Fiji

Fiji lacks experts, says Bainimarama

Thu 29 Jan

SUVA, Fiji ----- The shortage of highly trained locals forces Government to rely on ...

Eyes on traffickers: Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority

Thu 29 Jan

NADI, Fiji --- Fiji's border control agents are aware that ports of entry in ...

Restrictions eased on Tahiti's Flosse

Wed 28 Jan

SUVA, Fiji --- The judicial authorities in French Polynesia have further eased some restrictions ...

Fijian Elections Office introduces standards to unions

Wed 28 Jan

SUVA, Fiji ---- The Fijian Elections Office (FEO) has started conducting sessions for trade ...

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Thu 15 Jan

** Pohiva’s end-of-December-2014 election as Prime Minister provides him the opportunity to introduce reforms ...

Politics

Marshalls 2015: Year of election

Thu 15 Jan

WITH its national election scheduled for November, the Marshall Islands is already in campaign ...

Vanuatu seeks political stability

Thu 15 Jan

THE one thing Vanuatu craves and needs the most – political stability – failed ...

French enter rough waters

Thu 15 Jan

LAST November, as French President François Hollande made his first visit to New Caledonia ...