2014 Fiji Election Update

Only in Islands Business

Cover story

Samoa rolls out red carpet to the world

It’s Samoa’s biggest moment on the global stage. The third United Nations Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) Conference that ...

Business

Time runs out for Samoan airline’s Fiji domestic bid

Fiji’s Air Transport Licensing Board has made a startling revelation surrounding American Samoa based airline Inter Island Airways’ much ...

Politics

US seeks dismissal as nuke lawsuit gains support

WHEN THE MARSHALL ISLANDS FILED LEGAL action in late April against nine nuclear nations at the International Court of ...

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We Say

Confusion causes skepticism and policy paralysis

“They must shift their focus on the effects. These are real and demonstrable. They are documented. People are living ...

Whispers

PNG’s Meg Taylor is the Pacific Islands Forum’s new head, the Melanesian Spearhead Group solidarity is in tatters and ...

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Papua New Guinea

‘I was a millionaire before politics’: Namah

Wed 01 Oct

PORT MORESBY, PNG --- Papua New Guinea Opposition leader Belden Namah says he is ...

Fiji

Fiji only country to offer aid

Wed 01 Oct

SUVA, Fiji --- Fiji is the only country so far to have offered any ...

Fiji

Outcome of Yasawa Hotel Business Continuity Plan (BCP) Training

Wed 01 Oct

Representatives from resorts in Fiji’s remote outer islands of the Yasawas have learned about ...

New Zealand

NZ funds frozen in Nauru stoush

Wed 01 Oct

WELLINGTON, New Zealand ---- New Zealand aid money to Nauru has been caught up ...

Kiribati

Kiribati copycat killings of women trigger death penalty bill debate

Wed 01 Oct

TARAWA, Kiribati --- The proposed reinstatement of the death penalty in Kiribati is triggering ...

USA

Caribbean Island leaders in UN Assembly warn of ‘real, ruinous’ impacts of climate change

Wed 01 Oct

NEW YORK, USA --- Spotlighting the “gathering and intensifying threat of global climate change” ...

Australia

Nauru’s road from bird droppings to bust

Wed 01 Oct

SYDNEY, Australia --- Not long ago it was one of the world’s richest nations ...

Australia

New Caledonian, Chinese companies plan Vanuatu nickel partnership

Wed 01 Oct

SYDNEY, Australia --- The South Pacific islands of New Caledonia and Vanuatu are studying ...

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Fiji

Fiji only country to offer aid

Wed 01 Oct

SUVA, Fiji --- Fiji is the only country so far to have offered any ...

Outcome of Yasawa Hotel Business Continuity Plan (BCP) Training

Wed 01 Oct

Representatives from resorts in Fiji’s remote outer islands of the Yasawas have learned about ...

Kiribati President confirms $AUD 9.3m land deal

Wed 01 Oct

SUVA, Fiji --- Kiribati president Anote Tong today confirmed that their piece of land ...

Fiji's ministerial assignments now gazetted, 50 Parliament members inducted

Wed 01 Oct

SUVA, Fiji --- Various ministerial assignments have now been gazetted.

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We Say

Confusion causes skepticism and policy paralysis

Mon 01 Sep

“They must shift their focus on the effects. These are real and demonstrable. They ...

Nauru, Cook Islands elect women MPs

Mon 01 Sep

“Papua New Guinea’s Dame Meg Taylor, who will take the helm of the region’s ...

Seasonal worker programme shows promise

Mon 01 Sep

“The seasonal worker programme has proved to be a rare win-win situation for all ...

Politics

US seeks dismissal as nuke lawsuit gains support

Mon 01 Sep

WHEN THE MARSHALL ISLANDS FILED LEGAL action in late April against nine nuclear nations ...

Fiji Election Office Split Widens

Exclusive Sat 23 Aug

Fiji’s Elections Office went ahead with the drawing of electoral candidate numbers today in ...

Fisheries expert hurries off with stern warning

Fri 01 Aug

Majuro — Glenn Hurry is the first of two important and long-term fisheries management ...