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Elusive Olympic gold within reach

THERE’s an air of excitement and anticipation as Brazil gets set to host the 31st Olympic Games from 5-21 August. Never before

Stuck in the slum

Corruption investigation into NGO activities WHEN Fijian Prime Minister, RearAdmiral Frank Bainimarama, handed out keys to the residents of Lagilagi Housing Estate in

Renewed momentum at tuna talks

AS the world heads into the end of year festive season, Pacific families across the region will be sending travellers off to

A time for regional solidarity

IF ever there was a time for Pacific countries to work together for the common good, it is now, with their very

2015 December

PNA expands control of tuna industry

WHILE New Zealand promotes a new plan for tuna management in the region, the Forum Fisheries Agency pushes a fisheries road map,

2015 December


FAST taking shape in what was once a thriving pine plantation not far from Fiji’s international airport is what the signboard declares

2015 December

Corrupted trade routes in the Pacific

Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Solomons and Samoa top global trade estimates for illicit financial flows THREE of the world’s top ten most corrupted

2015 December

El Nino It’sNot Over

FROM the highlands of Papua New Guinea in the western Pacific to the salad bowl on the southern coast of Fiji’s main

2015 December

Deaths and no water

TWO small children have died of malnutrition in Tanna, there are seven deaths of children under 12 in Santo that may be