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

Melanesian challenge

Diplomat calls for greater sub-regionalism A SENIOR regional diplomat has called for more cooperation at sub-regional level to create more efficient service

40 years on, Forum challenges remain

WHEN Pacific Islands Forum Leaders gathered in Apia, Samoa, in 1978, the then Prime Minister Honourable Tupuola Efi said: “The basic question

Pacific exports increase

Exports Survey has found that business confidence among Pacific Island exporters has increased since 2014 with a growth in actual export numbers

SPC, 70 years on

THIS year marks the 70th Anniversary of the Pacific Community – SPC, and we are excited at the timely opportunity to reflect

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

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

And now there are 18

New Caledonia and French Polynesia join forum BURIED in the communiqué of the 47th Pacific Islands Forum, at item 30, is a

Hollow words

Does Obama mean what he says DESPITE his recent call for a world without nuclear weapons, the United States under President Barack