BEST OF 2015

The Rugby World Cup, Netball World Champs, World Sevens Series and the 15th Pacific Games dominated the sporting landscape this year, but

Tough times for nickel

ON the London Metals Exchange, the price of nickel has been on a rollercoaster. With slowing demand from China, the LME price

Corrupted trade routes in the Pacific

Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Solomons and Samoa top global trade estimates for illicit financial flows THREE of the world’s top ten most corrupted

Palau’s Vice President, Jerrlyn Uduch Sengebau Senior

Renewed momentum at tuna talks

AS the world heads into the end of year festive season, Pacific families across the region will be sending travellers off to

Activist: Don’t let them in

WITH Pacific eyes watching every move made by China in its slow, systemic advance into the region and its tightening grip on

What the Pacific means to China

TUNA is not China’s only interest in the region. With mining and timber resources in Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and

A bull in the China shop

Spain and China: Rising threats to regional tuna stocks THE harbour in Suva’s capital is dotted with boats – long line fishing

WEST PAPUA Activists fight on

ONE year from now the People of Papua will mark the 50th anniversary of their independence from the Dutch and the raising

Safe no more

ON Oct. 11, Palau was shocked after a 37-year old government employee was found dead on the street in the capital of

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