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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 ...

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Australia

Asylum babies ‘must not be sent to PNG’

Wed 16 Apr

CANBERRA, Australia --- Lawyers representing 26 ­babies born in Australia to asylum-seeker parents have ...

Fiji

Fiji Airways codeshares with Etihad Airways

Wed 16 Apr

Fiji Airways today announced a new codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways, the national airline ...

Fiji

WHO & ONOC Join Efforts to Motivate Physical Activity

Wed 16 Apr

SUVA, Fiji ---- History is repeating itself. “In the late 1800s, de Coubertin worried ...

United Kingdom

Pressure Mounts as Deadline for EU-Africa Trade Talks Looms

Wed 16 Apr

LONDON, England --- The first European Union-Africa summit since 2010 was held in Brussels ...

France

ACP Sugar group teams up with CIRAD research centre on agriculture, development activities

Wed 16 Apr

MONTPELLIER, France ---- Upon an invitation from CIRAD, a delegation representing the ACP Sugar ...

New Caledonia

Lack of access to data frustrates scientists

Wed 16 Apr

NOUMEA, New Caledonia -----A meeting of over 20 stock assessment scientists from the Asia–Pacific ...

Fiji

Fiji Airways and Etihad Airways sign groundbreaking interline agreement

Wed 16 Apr

SUVA, Fiji ---- Fiji Airways and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United ...

Papua New Guinea

Bank South Pacific aims to expand

Wed 16 Apr

PORT MORESBY, PNG ---- Despite the challenges in Papua New Guinea, Bank South Pacific ...

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Fiji

Fiji Airways codeshares with Etihad Airways

Wed 16 Apr

Fiji Airways today announced a new codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways, the national airline ...

WHO & ONOC Join Efforts to Motivate Physical Activity

Wed 16 Apr

SUVA, Fiji ---- History is repeating itself. “In the late 1800s, de Coubertin worried ...

Fiji Airways and Etihad Airways sign groundbreaking interline agreement

Wed 16 Apr

SUVA, Fiji ---- Fiji Airways and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United ...

Agroforestry demo site excites Fiji’s Minister for Primary Industries

Tue 15 Apr

LABASA, Fiji -----“This is what we need for other localities in Fiji and we ...

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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 ...