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Betrayal of the highest order

ON December 1 1961, Dutch troops lowered the Netherlands flag for the last time over its New Guinea territories. ...

Business

EMTV – for sale at what price

HOW much is EMTV, Papua New Guinea’s leading television company, being sold for? The question has been the talk ...

Politics

Australia resists new-look forum

THE last time an Australian Prime Minister attended the Pacific Islands Forum was in August 2012. And a number ...

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** Pohiva’s end-of-December-2014 election as Prime Minister provides him the opportunity to introduce reforms he has fought valiantly for ...

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Rugby ... more than a sport Despite World Rugby insisting on a separation between rugby the sport and politics, ...

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USA

FAO Director-General calls for global action to address food insecurity in conflict areas

Tue 27 Jan

Food insecurity and political instability are interrelated – Graziano da Silva

USA

Future Wave and Wind Effects on Pacific Islands

Tue 27 Jan

SANTA CRUZ, USA ----- According to a new report released by the U.S. Geological ...

Fiji

SPC welcomes Pacific MPs to deliberate on human rights

Tue 27 Jan

SUVA, Fiji ---- Emerging and current human rights issues in the region will be ...

Fiji

Fiji Public Accounts Committee seek answers

Tue 27 Jan

SUVA, Fiji ----- Fijian government ministry representatives have been invited by the Public Accounts ...

Papua New Guinea

Lock guns in armouries: Former PNG MP

Tue 27 Jan

PORT MORESBY, PNG ---- All firearms must be withdrawn from police officers and locked ...

Tonga

Volcanic eruption ends, leaving tiny ash island

Tue 27 Jan

NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga ---- The volcanic eruption between the islands of Hunga-Ha’apai and Hunga-Tonga appears ...

Samoa

Samoan PM tells Associate Minister of Education to resign from party

Tue 27 Jan

APIA, Samoa ---- After telling him to stop asking stupid questions, Samoan Prime Minister ...

Vanuatu

Papuans to ask for MSG membership

Tue 27 Jan

PORT VILA, Vanuatu ---- The West Papua National Liberation Front will submit its application ...

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Fiji

SPC welcomes Pacific MPs to deliberate on human rights

Tue 27 Jan

SUVA, Fiji ---- Emerging and current human rights issues in the region will be ...

Fiji Public Accounts Committee seek answers

Tue 27 Jan

SUVA, Fiji ----- Fijian government ministry representatives have been invited by the Public Accounts ...

Payout for test veteran to Christmas Island nuclear bomb group

Tue 27 Jan

SUVA, Fiji ----- Fijian military veterans from Britain's Christmas Island nuclear tests will be ...

SPTO to host tourism expo in Melbourne

Mon 26 Jan

SUVA, Fiji ---- The South Pacific Tourism Organization (SPTO) is encouraging local stakeholders to ...

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We Say

Thu 15 Jan

** Pohiva’s end-of-December-2014 election as Prime Minister provides him the opportunity to introduce reforms ...

Politics

Marshalls 2015: Year of election

Thu 15 Jan

WITH its national election scheduled for November, the Marshall Islands is already in campaign ...

Vanuatu seeks political stability

Thu 15 Jan

THE one thing Vanuatu craves and needs the most – political stability – failed ...

French enter rough waters

Thu 15 Jan

LAST November, as French President François Hollande made his first visit to New Caledonia ...