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2017 October

Time to go pink

THE scourge of cancer is a threat no Pacific community can afford to take lightly. Each year, thousands of Pacific islanders are

2017 October

ADB to loan Fiji $341.1m

Confidence in Fiji economy THE Asian Development Bank has earmarked $341.1million in firm and tentative investments between 2018-2020. The ADBs country operations

2017 October

Whispers

Samoan passports THERE is anger in Samoa after the Prime Minister revoked the diplomatic passport of the outgoing head of state. The

2017 October

COP23

Bula vinaka and greetings from Fiji. We approach COP23 in November with the global community at a crossroads in our collective response

2017 October

The Blue Pacific

AFTER the Forum leaders’ retreat in Apia, a final press conference was scheduled for 4pm. But more than three hours later, leaders

2017 October

Take greater ownership

It hasn’t been an easy role for Meg Tayloe since taking her seat as Forum Genral Secretary. She tells Nic Maclellan of

2017 October

Insurance for climate damage

ONE of the more contentious debates at this year’s Pacific Islands Forum involved a proposal from Tuvalu for a Pacific Islands Climate

2017 October

STOP to illegal logging leases

THE Papua New Guinea Government has finally decided to shut down illegal logging leases that have enriched foreign companies and dispossessed traditional

2017 October

Greener days are coming

1184 certified organic farmers THE historic launching of Organic Pasifika at Laminu Stadium on Tanna Island last month (September 20) certified 1184