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2017 December

SPC reform on ice

HOPES by the Pacific Community (SPC) to restructure one of its divisions were dashed when member government representatives refused to endorse the

2017 December

Vanuatu beef is premium

SHORTAGE of Vanuatu’s premium beef has prompted the island government to embark on an ambitious re-stocking programme that hopes to see the

2017 December

Vanuatu beef is premium

SHORTAGE of Vanuatu’s premium beef has prompted the island government to embark on an ambitious re-stocking programme that hopes to see the

2017 December

Keep out!

Politicians told to stay off sports as Samoa rugby sees ‘red’ POLITICIANS should not manage sports in the Pacific Islands but leave

2017 December

Sustainable scheme for our tuna

THE Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) controls the world’s largest sustainable tuna purse seine fishery. PNA Members are Federated States of

2017 December

Humble crusade for humanity

Ambassador Peter Thomson created history when he was elected President of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, a one-year

2017 December

Rise in sex crimes in Fiji

THE number of sexual violence reports in general and particularly against children in Fiji has skyrocketed, according to statistics released by the

2017 December

Fiji success at COP23

NATIONS agreed on November 18 to launch the next steps towards higher climate action ambition before 2020 at the close of the

2017 November

A story of woe

  THE story of the people of Vunidogoloa in Cakaudrove, Northern Fiji, cannot remain untold. Until now, many individuals, organisations and governments

2017 November

Who pays for climate change

DUST collects on the floor of the village shop. The door is locked, the windows shut tight and a collection of guttering,