Time runs out for Samoan airline

Board decides against extension request Fiji’s Air Transport Licensing Board has made a startling revelation surrounding American Samoa based airline Inter Island

The PIDF Comes of Age

The second Summit of the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) was held on Fiji’s Denarau Island from June 18 to 20. Over

Airport plans ended, back to square one

A RARE unanimous vote by Vanuatu’s MPs to end plans for a new controversial V$350 million (US$3.66m) international airport have refocused attention

Spare a Tala for grassroots wisdom

TThe longish drive from Faleolo Airport to downtown Apia is always a great opportunity for a grassroots view of the goings on

Nauru, Cook Islands elect women MPs

The Pacific Islands region has often figured at the bottom of global gender parity statistics. The region has the fewest women parliamentarians,


PNG’s Meg Taylor: is the Pacific Islands Forum’s new head, the Melanesian Spearhead Group solidarity is in tatters and the whisper is

Forum debates fisheries management

At the Pacific Islands Forum, regional leaders adopted a new agreement to strengthen enforcement and surveillance over the region’s fisheries. In a

Samoa rolls out red carpet to the world

Proud moment for donors’ darling It’s Samoa’s biggest moment on the global stage. The third United Nations Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) Conference