Walk the talk

THIS year Fiji will chair the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change – COP 23 in


Telecom expansion TAKING over the ocean of the Pacific seems to be the goal of Fiji’s mega telecommunication company with reports that

Lamb to the slaughter

FijI TV discards CEO WHEN Fiji Television Limited CEO, Geoffrey Smith, finally steps down this month, he will put to rest one

The clock ticks

Indonesia fails media test in West Papua JUST five months before Indonesia is set to host UNESCO’s 2017 celebration of World Press Freedom

Skies fill with new birds

Air deals to boost Tonga, Samoa arrivals POLYNESIAN neighbours Tonga and Samoa hope to boost visitor numbers to their islands with increased

Death of a warrior

Pacific loses anti-nuclear advocate FOR decades John Taaroa Nui Doom stood against the French Republic in a defiant bid to end nuclear

Fiji deports land reform critic

Land sold for US$10 as retrospective law takes effect OUR ‘Paradise Lost’ story last month about controversial land sale law changes was

Tuvalu demonstrates against top charge

Former PM seeks re-election PROTESTS in Funafuti, capital of Tuvalu, against Tuvalu’s newly appointed Chief Justice saw the deferment to March of

Samoan boxer

JOSEPH Parker became the Pacific’s first world boxing champion after beat – ing Mexico’s Andy Ruiz in Auckland, New Zealand for the

ABC ditches short wave radio

Cuts to undermine Australia’s reach IN September 2016, New Caledonia and French Polynesia joined the Pacific Islands Forum, further linking the francophone