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Multi-million dollar Fiji airport upgrade

Nadi International Airport will receive a massive $102 million facelift to give it an attractive and modern look as ...

Business

Japan’s Abe spurs PNG interest

TWO new Japanese-initiated petrochemical plants – one each in Papua New Guinea and West Papua, Indonesia are set to ...

Pacific Update

PM O’Neill comes under fire over AU$30 million payout

Papua New Guinea is embroiled in political turmoil triggered by the attempted arrest of Prime Minister Peter O’Neill by ...

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We Say

Fiji has made rapid progress to elections

Fiji’s possible return to the fold of the Pacific Islands Forum, the region’s preeminent inter-governmental organisation of independent nations ...

Whispers

More trouble for the multi-million dollar tuna industrial zone in Madang Province, on the northern shores of Papua New ...

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Phillippines

PACER-Plus — boon or bane for Pacific island states?

Thu 31 Jul

MANILA, Philippines ----Small island nations in the Pacific are concerned about the future of ...

Palau

Climate change: The 'greatest threat' to the peoples of the Pacific

Thu 31 Jul

KOROR, Palau -----Amid growing concerns over rising sea levels, this year's Pacific Islands Forum ...

Palau

O’Neill: PNG major player in Pacific

Thu 31 Jul

KOROR, Palau ---- Papua New Guinea will continue to be the major trade investor ...

USA

Japan's soldiers practice amphibious landing in Hawaii

Thu 31 Jul

KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii — Japan has been practicing storming beaches with the U.S. and ...

USA

PACOM chief: China spying on RIMPAC brings 'good news'

Thu 31 Jul

WASHINGTON, USA ---- A decision by China to spy on a U.S.-led military exercise ...

Fiji

Proposed One Fiji replies to objection

Thu 31 Jul

SUVA, Fiji ------The ballot papers filled with numbers and without names or logos will ...

45th Pacific Islands Forum

Timor-Leste seeks SPC membership

Thu 31 Jul

Timor-Leste is hoping to expand its engagement with the Pacific Islands through membership of ...

Palau

NZ to help protect Pacific fisheries

Thu 31 Jul

KOROR, Palau ----- New Zealand is committed to monitoring illegal fishing in the Pacific, ...

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Fiji

Proposed One Fiji replies to objection

Thu 31 Jul

SUVA, Fiji ------The ballot papers filled with numbers and without names or logos will ...

Fiji Election Office releases provisional list of voters, 570,000 plus egistered for election

Wed 30 Jul

SUVA, Fiji ----The Fijian Elections Office has released the provisional list of voters for ...

Fiji, Solomon Air War Worsens

Tue 29 Jul

The flight dispute between Fiji and Solomon Islands has worsened with Fiji announcing its ...

New Fiji Link ATR 42-600 arriving soon

Thu 24 Jul

NADI, Fiji ----Fiji Link, the domestic and regional subsidiary of Fiji Airways, is preparing ...

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We Say

Fiji has made rapid progress to elections

Wed 16 Jul

Fiji’s possible return to the fold of the Pacific Islands Forum, the region’s preeminent ...

Step down: Opposition demands

Wed 16 Jul

“If there is one factor that is holding back this most resource rich sub ...

China only too keen to fill the gaps

Wed 16 Jul

“It must be asked if New Zealand’s leaders would have indulged in such frivolous ...

Politics

PNG lobbies for its SG nominee

Wed 16 Jul

It is not new. Nor is it unknown. As a matter of fact, the ...

Three Opposition MPs suspended in Nauru

Fri 20 Jun

Police intervention was required twice in Nauru’s parliament as government and opposition MPs clashed ...

New Caledonia elections reaffirm divisions

Fri 20 Jun

Philippe Gomes is a happy man. His anti-independence party Calédonie Ensemble has done well ...