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11:21 pm GMT+12, 23/08/2017
 
Solomon Islands Parliamentary Opposition Group has reiterated its call for the immediate termination of the Minister of Aviation & Communication Peter Shanel.   In a statement Thursday, the Opposition Group called on the Prime Minister to remove his aviation minister following serious allegations against him by former aviation director George Satu.   Satu who was also suspended over the Special Audit report on Special » read more
 
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Educate women to reverse climate change
11:28 pm GMT+12, 23/08/2017, United Kingdom
Patricia Scotland, the Commonwealth’s Secretary-General, encouraged young leaders to tackle the biggest challenges facing their generation at a training event in Scotland this week.   She spoke in Glasgow to more than 70 participants at Common Purpose’s ‘33Sixty’ Read more

SPC Director Geoscience, Energy and Maritime announced
Pacific Community (SPC) Director General Dr Colin Tukuitonga has announced the appointment of
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Secretary-General to address Council for Education in the Commonwealth annual conference
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland will deliver the keynote address at a major e
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ANALYSIS: Why is climate change's 2 degrees Celsius of warming limit so important?
By David Titley, The Conversation   If you read
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Vanuatu Government and the UN sign the United Nations Pacific Strategy 2018 – 2022
Today,  Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai and UN Resident Coordinator Osnat Lubrani j
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PNG Treasury seeks redress on mineral sector’s tax
11:24 pm GMT+12, 23/08/2017, Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer Charles Abel has questioned why no taxes have been collected from the export of gold, oil and gas to fund the Government’s development plans.   “Why is this happening when oil and gold are leaving our shores? Gas is also Read more

Solomon Islands took delivery of ADB -funded bridges
 Solomon Islands has taken delivery of two newly built bridges funded by the Asian Develo
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Pacific Week of Agriculture brand image launched in Port Vila
Vanuatu’s Minister for Agriculture Matai Seremaiah Nawalu launched the Pacific Week of A
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PNG Mining review to be conducted: Minister
Papua New Guinea Minister for Mining Johnson Tuke says he will ensure the overdue review of th
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Fiji Link to upgrade Twin Otter fleet with latest model aircraft
 Fiji Airways, Fiji’s National Airline, today announced plans to expand and upgrade
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Sports News
More than 30 vie for Manu Samoa coaching job
6:18 pm GMT+12, 23/08/2017, Samoa
Between 30 and 40 applicants have expressed interest in the vacant Manu Samoa coaching role following Namulauulu Alama Ieremia’s resignation.   This was confirmed by the Chief Executive Officer of the Samoa Rugby Union, Faleomavaega Vincent Fepulea’i.   The due date Read more

NRC pathway for players - Flying Fijians coach McKee
The National Rugby Championship has presented an opportunity to Fijian Drua players to prove t
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Samoa has advantage as 2019 Pacific Games host, says Games President
Samoa’s chances of hosting the 2019 Pacific Games are promising according to the Preside
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Injuries causing doubt for Tonga ahead of World Cup
Tonga rugby league coach Kristian Woolf says a number of players are racing against time to be
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$8.5M to host Pacific Games: Guam
The Pacific Games in 2019, which the Kingdom of Tonga declined to host, could become Guam'
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