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‘The end is nigh,’ says rocket science

That grim, much-derided prediction of impending apocalypse that has provided satirical grist to many a cartoonist’s mill – so ...

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Impact on Brand Malaysia

** “Many lessons are there to be learned from the unfortunate, as yet unexplained disappearance of MH 370. And ...

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Mini media summit: Following close in the heels of the biennial Pacific Media Summit in Noumea in February, the ...

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Pacific Update

Deadly Lusi claims 11 lives in Vanuatu

Vanuatu is still reeling from monster cyclone Lusi that took at least eleven lives and caused millions of dollars ...

Whispers

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Kiribati

Kiribati receives new diplomat to look after New Zealand High Commission

Thu 24 Apr

TARAWA, Kiribati ----- Kiribati president Anote Tong officially received Wednesday New Zealand’s new High ...

Fiji

NZ urged to tread carefully over new ambassador role

Thu 24 Apr

SUVA, Fiji ---- The former head of Oxfam New Zealand, Barry Coates says New ...

Papua New Guinea

WHO slams PNG National Doctors Association

Thu 24 Apr

PORT MORESBY, PNG ----- The Papua New Guinea National Doctors Association has come under ...

Fiji

You must register to vote: Fiji Elections Office

Thu 24 Apr

SUVA, Fiji ----- The Fijian Elections Office (FEO) is once again calling on those ...

Papua New Guinea

K5 million needed for Cyclone recovery in PNG

Thu 24 Apr

PORT MORESBY, PNG ----- It would cost the Papua New Guinea government about K5 ...

Australia

Dry weather predicted across western Pacific as El Nino cycle set to return early

Thu 24 Apr

MELBOURNE, Australia ---- The El Nino cycle is expected to return to western Pacific ...

Fiji

Teenage pregnancies in the Pacific still cause for concern, says United Nations

Thu 24 Apr

SUVA, Fiji ---- The United Nations has called for more services to support pregnant ...

Switzerland

ACP countries addressing climate change together: GCCA Intra-ACP conference

Wed 23 Apr

BRUSSELS, Switzerland ----The Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA) Intra-ACP Programme is holding its Second ...

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Fiji

NZ urged to tread carefully over new ambassador role

Thu 24 Apr

SUVA, Fiji ---- The former head of Oxfam New Zealand, Barry Coates says New ...

You must register to vote: Fiji Elections Office

Thu 24 Apr

SUVA, Fiji ----- The Fijian Elections Office (FEO) is once again calling on those ...

Teenage pregnancies in the Pacific still cause for concern, says United Nations

Thu 24 Apr

SUVA, Fiji ---- The United Nations has called for more services to support pregnant ...

Fiji stakeholders pleased with ginger export approval

Wed 23 Apr

SUVA, Fiji --- The Australian Government has approved Fiji's request to export fresh gingers ...

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We Say

Impact on Brand Malaysia

Tue 15 Apr

** “Many lessons are there to be learned from the unfortunate, as yet unexplained ...

Display of double standards

Tue 15 Apr

** “While this outcome may look winsome for Australia, there is little by way ...

Politics

Judicial shake-up in Nauru

Tue 15 Apr

Nauru’s Opposition has described the treatment of two of its highest judicial officers in ...

French Navy seized Chinese fishing boat

Tue 15 Apr

Sea border dispute between Vanuatu and New Caledonia has resulted in the arrest and ...

UN sends mission to New Caledonia

Tue 15 Apr

The United Nations has sent a delegation to New Caledonia in the lead up ...