Life in interesting times

LATE last month Papua New Guinea returned the government of Prime Minister Peter O’Neill to power – albeit with a much smaller

A warrior falls

Tony de Brum 1945-2017 … He was a giant of history, a legend in every meaning of the word … AT the


Missing cash WHERE is the $515,000 given by Methodist people from Fiji who now live in New Zealand for the construction of

Friends no more

Tonga heads to the polls AS a student at the University of the South Pacific, Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva decided to put an

About to fall down

PNG – land of the mystic PAPUA New Guinea marks its independence this month, just weeks after the end of elections. This

Brother Kanaky

MSG seals deal with Independence group ahead of referendum THE Melanesian Spearhead Group will take a lead role in a political referendum in

Taking God out of the islands

UNLESS you are cocooned in a tourist bubble, it is hardly possible to miss God when you visit the Pacific Islands. In

R&D – The way forward

Academics to provide climate change impact EXPECT greater consultation between government and academics – at least in Fiji – as preparations begin

Things fall apart

Tokelau calls for support FOR close to 40 years the tiny island nation of Tokelau has been without a local meteorological service.

Battle for power

Australian, Japanese firms fight over deposits THIS year marks the 70th year of the end of the war in the Solomons. Yet

Family security under scrutiny

“IF your family is hungry, if there is no food in the kitchen, there will be a problem.” These were the words