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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

Secret letter at centre of O’Neill AU$30m payments

The simmering political tensions created by the attempted arrest of Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill by police ...

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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 ...

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UNSIDS

A booming good idea!

Fri 22 Aug

A temporary boom has been placed across the mouth of Apia's Vaisigano River.

UNSIDS

Cook Islands coastal calculator helps construct new harbour

Fri 22 Aug

After close to a decade of being without a harbour, the island of Mangaia ...

Fiji

‘Completing the cycle’ in Fiji: Improving the health of humans and the planet

Fri 22 Aug

SUVA, Fiji ---- The LifeCycle initiative hit the road this week, as a multi-sector ...

Kiribati

The Island Nation That Bought a Back-Up Property

Fri 22 Aug

TARAWA, Kiribati --- Mikarite Temari, the mayor of Christmas Island, Kiribati’s largest atoll, rolled ...

Papua New Guinea

PNG PM defends govt service delivery

Fri 22 Aug

PORT MORESBY, PNG --- Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill Thursday defended his ...

New Caledonia

New Caledonia ponders reforms

Fri 22 Aug

NOUMEA, New Caledonia --- A major conference has been underway in New Caledonia on ...

Fiji

Fiji TV posts $1.2m profit before tax

Fri 22 Aug

SUVA, Fiji --- Fiji Television’s holding company has recorded a profit before tax of ...

Australia

Neptune Pacific Line to acquire Polynesian Shipping line

Fri 22 Aug

BRISBANE, Australia ----- Neptune Pacific Line has announced that it will buy Polynesian Shipping ...

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Fiji

‘Completing the cycle’ in Fiji: Improving the health of humans and the planet

Fri 22 Aug

SUVA, Fiji ---- The LifeCycle initiative hit the road this week, as a multi-sector ...

Fiji TV posts $1.2m profit before tax

Fri 22 Aug

SUVA, Fiji --- Fiji Television’s holding company has recorded a profit before tax of ...

Death of suspect sparks Fiji Police inquiry

Fri 22 Aug

SUVA, Fiji -- A team of Fiji Police officers will investigate the death of ...

Fiji's National Federation Party objects against FijiFirst candidates

Fri 22 Aug

SUVA, Fiji --- Fiji's National Federation Party (NFP) has objected against the nominations of ...

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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 ...