Feb 26, 2017 Last Updated 12:56 AM, Feb 15, 2017
FIJI has deported an Iranian national who sought political asylum after fleeing the Manus Detention Centre in Papua New Guinea. The man was intercepted with his lawyer while travelling from the western region of Fiji to the capital, Suva, to meet Immigration Director, Major Nemani Vuniwaqa. Reports show the Iranian…
AN Indian company has bought into one of the Pacific's largest private hospitals. It is understood that 30 per cent of Suva Private Hospital has been sold for an undisclosed sum by Bank South Pacific to the Madras Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology. Under the new name, MIOT Pacific Hospital,…
By Samisoni Pareti Former PM seeks re-election in Vaitupu seat Opposition against Tuvalu’s newly appointed Chief Justice is mounting with landowners of the nation’s capital taking to the streets last month to push their demands for his removal. Australian lawyer Charles Sweeney was appointed by the Tuvalu Governor General at…
HAVING PROVEN THEIR VALUE VIA COLLABORATIVE PILOT PROJECTS, ELECTRONIC MONITORING SYSTEMS MUST NOW BE STANDARDIZED ACROSS FISHERIES. HOW TO GO ABOUT THAT IS ON THE AGENDA AS SCIENTISTS GATHER THIS MONTH TO ASSESS, ANALYZE AND PROBLEM SOLVE FOR THE PROTECTION OF ONE OF THE PACIFIC’S MOST IMPORTANT RESOURCES. By Victor Restrepo   1 August…

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