VDS has worked for us, says PNA

EXECUTIVE Director of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement Dr Transform Aqorau believes the group’s Vessel Day Scheme has been an effective

Editor’s Note

IT was the 46th Pacific Islands Forum meeting yet local and Forum organisers seem to have stumbled through yet another annual Leaders’


LANDOWNERS of the US$161million site of what’s going to be the largest tuna processing zone in the South Pacific wants work on

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NEVER before seen pictures of the six Pacific journalists that were detained in PNG the day they arrived to cover the Pacific

Deathtrap ferry

Vanuatu’s worst maritime tragedy raises questions on safety checks THE inter-island Vanuatu ferry which capsized and sank in July last year with

Back to the future

How traditional Pacific navigators proved Thor Heyerdahl’s Kon Tiki theory wrong UNDER the gaze of the night stars, Tua Pittman comes alive with

Ghost of the skies

Elusive kingfisher A BIRD that has been seen in the wild once has been found last month by scientists during the first

West Papua’s case heats up

Solomon Islands, Tonga join the cause WEST Papua and its campaign to seek more international support for independence has gone up a

Bribery case rocks Vanuatu

POLITICIANS FACE TRIAL THE people of Vanuatu are closely watching a high profile bribery case which involves 19 Government Members of Parliament

From Vavau with love

Heilala Vanilla makes its mark in export vanilla markets A PIECE of the friendly Kingdom of Tonga in a bottle is what

Sogavare moves to tighten grip

THE third meeting of the 10th Parliament of Solomon Islands begins on Thursday 15th October 2015. This meeting was delayed since July