NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga ----The twenty fourth Council of Ministers of Tourism meeting was held in Nukualofa, Tonga, on October 30th, 2014, to deliberate on regional priority issues for the ...
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SUVA, Fiji ---The European Union will provide an additional €650,000 to assist the work of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), the body in charge of ...
SUVA, Fiji ---- Fiji—Western nations are moving to rebuild relations with Fiji as another regional power has claimed a bigger role in the picturesque island nation: China.
SUVA, Fiji ---- Trade between Fiji and Australia is valued at about $1billion (US$512 million), according to the Fiji-Australia Business Council.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga ---Expect tourism projects that focus on the development of human resources and empower Pacific islanders to take their tourism products up another level to increase.
WASHINGTON, USA --- The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved US$5 million for the Second Economic Support Development Policy Operation, which will support the Kingdom of ...
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PORT MORESBY, PNG ----Papua separatist leader of the 1970s Dame Josephine Abaijah has called on Papuans and like-thinking Papua New Guineans to rise in unity to oppose the ...
SUVA, Fiji ----The United Nations’ High Commissioner for Refugees Regional representative, Thomas Albrecht, has presented his credentials to Fiji’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola.
SEATTLE,US ----- An FBI spokeswoman says a 9-year-old Pennsylvania boy who vanished while visiting his father in Seattle has been found safe on an island in the South ...
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PORT MORESBY, PNG -----A comprehensive Ebola emergency response plan is being developed to prepare for any threat of the deadly disease outbreak in the country.
HONIARA, Solomon Islands ----A Pacific consultant says some other Pacific Islands Forum members may well agree with Fiji's stance on Australia and New Zealand taking a backseat in ...
CANBERRA, Australia -----Australia is lifting the remaining sanctions on Fiji that have been in place since the 2006 military coup led by Frank Bainimarama.
BAKU, Azerbaijan --- Rather than merely being consulted on policy matters, young people must be in the driver’s seat with all the other stakeholders from the very beginning ...
SUVA, Fiji ----An ACIAR-funded PARDI participant guarantee system (*PGS) project has made excellent progress in recent months towards helping smallholder vegetable farmers compete against marketers of imported produce.
SUVA, Fiji ---- Police Commissioner Ben Groenewald confirmed that Fiji police are working with counterparts from other jurisdictions in relation to the discovery of fake Fiji passports with ...
AUCKLAND, New Zealand ---A presenter for Television New Zealand's Tagata Pasifika says the company's decision to outsource their production could be a good opportunity for the programme.
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PORT MORESBY, PNG ---- A final submission from the Department of Justice and Attorney-General seeking approval from Cabinet in July this year for proceedings in the National Court ...
SUVA, Fiji ----Itaukei Affairs Shadow Minister and member of the Opposition, Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu, said development funds for Fijians come from all taxpayers as well as foreign donors ...
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga ---A campaigner for women's rights in Tonga says despite more women standing for Parliament in next month's election she is sceptical of their chances of success.
SUVA, Fiji ----Commander of the French Armed Forces in New Caledonia, Brigadier-General Luc de Revel met with his Fijian counterpart Brigadier-General Mosese Tikoitoga in Suva today with a ...
JAKARTA, Indonesia ---Indonesia's new president has appointed the country's first female foreign minister, who will take over the position today.
BAKU, Azerbaijan --- Set to kick-off next week in Azerbaijan's capital of Baku, a United Nations-backed Global Forum on Youth Policies will, for the first time, amplify voices ...
BRUSSELS, Belgium ---Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU) is a major challenge and concern for ACP countries, a number of which have faced sanctions under the European Union’s ...
SUVA, Fiji ---Tourism stakeholders, regional environmental organisations and university academics meet in Tonga this week, to discuss ways to increase their knowledge on the impacts of tourism on ...
APIA, Samoa ---- Polynesian Airlines has delivered its third aircraft named Savai’i with a pleading by Samoan Prime Minister to the company to remember Savai’i residents in its ...