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Tokelau’s energy options

With almost all their electricity supply sourced from the sun, the 1,400 islanders of Tokelau are a living testament ...

Business

Fiji fears force deal with EU to save sugar industry

Fears of the collapse of Fiji’s multi-million dollar sugar industry prompted its government late last month to opt for ...

Pacific Update

Puna back as Cook Islands Prime Minister?

Pending any successful petition against winning candidates in last month’s general elections in the Cook Islands, incumbent Prime Minister ...

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Employment a serious concern for the region

“The spotlight on climate change is likely to be so intense at this event that many other important and ...

Whispers

Twenty-two thousand dollar charter … At least one Cook Islander was the least impressed when caretaker Prime Minister and ...

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French Polynesia

French Polynesia names candidates for Senate

Thu 21 Aug

PAPE'ETE, Tahiti --- French Polynesia's ruling Tahoeraa Huiraatira has chosen its two candidates to ...

American Samoa

American Samoa needs funds for polls

Thu 21 Aug

PAGOPAGO, American Samoa --- American Samoa's chief election officer, Tuaolo Fruean, says more money ...

Fiji

Fiji's army needs to back out of government

Thu 21 Aug

SUVA, Fiji --- A human rights activist says the Fiji military must reduce its ...

Fiji

U.S mulls over Fiji Election observers participation

Thu 21 Aug

SUVA, Fiji --- The United States Government is still considering how best to participate ...

UNSIDS

Samoa’s leading recycler says there is money to be made in car tyres and plastic bottles if the country can recycle them on-isla

Thu 21 Aug

SAMOA --- Pacific Recycles manager Silafau Ioane Sio says that tyres and plastic bottles ...

Papua New Guinea

Suspects arrested over asylum seeker’s death in Manus

Wed 20 Aug

PORT MORESBY, PNG --- Two suspects have been arrested so far by Papua New ...

Fiji

Fiji shooting involved Taiwanese boat

Wed 20 Aug

SUVA, Fiji --- Fijian police are investigating claims YouTube footage of fishermen being shot ...

Fiji

Multinational Observer Group arrives in Fiji,Candidates election manual launched

Wed 20 Aug

SUVA, Fiji --- The Multinational Observer Group (MOG) commenced in-country election observation on Monday ...

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Fiji

Fiji's army needs to back out of government

Thu 21 Aug

SUVA, Fiji --- A human rights activist says the Fiji military must reduce its ...

U.S mulls over Fiji Election observers participation

Thu 21 Aug

SUVA, Fiji --- The United States Government is still considering how best to participate ...

Fiji shooting involved Taiwanese boat

Wed 20 Aug

SUVA, Fiji --- Fijian police are investigating claims YouTube footage of fishermen being shot ...

Multinational Observer Group arrives in Fiji,Candidates election manual launched

Wed 20 Aug

SUVA, Fiji --- The Multinational Observer Group (MOG) commenced in-country election observation on Monday ...

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We Say

Employment a serious concern for the region

Wed 30 Jul

“The spotlight on climate change is likely to be so intense at this event ...

Enforce ocean-wide ban

Fri 01 Aug

“Egged on by environmental groups like the WWF, which says it will demand a ...

Politics

Fiji prepares for first poll under new constitution

Fri 01 Aug

The countdown to Fiji’s first General Election under its new Constitution is well underway ...

Fisheries expert hurries off with stern warning

Fri 01 Aug

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

Kiribati plans livestock and farms on Fiji property

Fri 01 Aug

Kiribati President Anote Tong has brushed aside criticism of his government’s decision to buy ...