May 10, 2021 Last Updated 2:42 AM, May 10, 2021
Documents tabled at yesterday’s special meeting of the University of the South Pacific suggest that plans to amend the contract of the university’s vice chancellor and president, Professor Pal Ahluwalia, prompted his forced deportation and that of his wife by Fiji Government authorities on Thursday. Nauru’s President Lionel Aingimea, who…
Last modified on Saturday, 06 February 2021 15:21
The University of the South Pacific Council has issued a statement expressing its disappointment over the fact it was not advised of the decision to deport USP Vice Chancellor, Professor Pal Ahluwalia, this week. “The Council was not consulted over Professor Pal Ahluwalia’s deportation, that it has not made a…
Last modified on Friday, 05 February 2021 19:00
University Vice Chancellor Professor Pal Ahluwalia and his wife Sandra Price are overnighting in a hotel in Brisbane, Australia this evening, and will be travelling onto Nauru early tomorrow. Professor Ahluwalia says he is in good spirits, and hopes to arrive in Nauru in time for the USP Council meeting…
Last modified on Thursday, 04 February 2021 22:59
Pacific leaders have appointed Henry Puna, former Prime Minister of Cook Islands, as the new Secretary General for the Pacific Islands Forum. The decision came late at night at the Forum Special Leaders Retreat, after a lengthy and contentious online summit. As the night wore on, it was clear that…
Last modified on Thursday, 04 February 2021 15:25
Pacific island nations can learn from the early roll-out of coronavirus vaccines in the north Pacific says the World Health Organisation’s  Representative in the South Pacific. The Pacific’s COVID response is on the agenda of today’s Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) leaders virtual retreat, along with the election of a new…

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