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2018 October

Blockchain finds a home in the Pacific

The blockchain conversation has finally touched down in the Pacific. Not only is it a major buzz in tech circles here, Papua New Guinea (PNG) is

2018 October

France prepares for New Caledonia referendum

A month before New Caledonia’s referendum on self-determination, local mayors from around the country gathered on 4 October at the French High Commission in the capital

2018 October

I survived the PX073 crash

Once aboard, my seat, 24F on the right side of the rear of the plane was comfortable and the flight attendants were courteous and pleasant.

2018 October

PNG breaks away from Pacifical

ONE of the pioneers behind the establishment of a commercial partnership between the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) and the Dutch tuna marketing company Pacifical

2018 October

Give the Pacific a ‘fair go’

THE recent disparaging remarks made by Australia’s Environment Minister, Melissa Price, to former Kiribati President Anote Tong is a reminder of all that is bad

2018 October

Report of hope for Pacific

As we are faced with darkness there is hope. The special report from the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on the

News Break

Chief speaks out on Royal visit debacle

  By NETANI RIKA FIJI’S prime minister ordered the removal of the country’s senior-most indigenous leaders from ceremonies accorded to the Duke

News Break

Sendai is disaster-ready

By Anish Chand SENDAI, Japan — At any time of the year, at any time of day or night, an emergency can