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10:54 pm GMT+12, 26/05/2016
 
By Adam Boland, Pasifik News Indonesia is unlikely to ever allow the people of West Papua another referendum on independence, according to a leading expert on the region. "The TNI (Indonesian Armed Forces) has made very clear it will not allow it, and no president has sufficient political will or capital to push it that hard," says Damien Kingsbury, Professor of International Politics at Deakin University in » read more
 
Tahiti says Forum bid on good track MSG chair denies claims of lack of commitment
Palau reiterates stance on illegal fishing, burns another boat Moves to remove Indonesia from MSG
 
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Many UN members fall short in follow-through on fisheries commitments
8:30 pm GMT+12, 26/05/2016, United States
By Elizabeth Wilson and and Amanda Nickson     Managing tuna fisheries successfully is a complicated task. These fish populations extend beyond man-made borders and through international waters, making regional decision-making critical to effective management.   Over the Read more

Further private sector reforms will secure Solomon’s growth
Op-Ed by Paul Holden   In 2002, Solomon Islands
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Manual addresses biosecurity information challenge
Comprehensive information about biosecurity regulations for transporting handicrafts across bo
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Experts collaborate to reduce ‘Ghost Fishing’
The abandonment and discarding of commercial fishing gear is one of the most problematic types
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Indonesia is NOT Melanesia
By Dr Tarcisius Tara Kabutaulaka   Late last we
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Business News
Guam Governor Calvos may profit in dying tuna industry
8:25 pm GMT+12, 26/05/2016, Guam
Commercial fishing ships just don’t find Guam very attractive anymore.   The amount of tuna that moves through Guam dropped by more than 80 percent between 2001 and 2012.   Despite the questionable future of commercial fishing on Guam, a panel of arbitrators wants the Read more

U.S. should not promote consumption of highly depleted Pacific Bluefin: PEW
In a surprising move, the U.S. government is now saying that it is OK to eat highly threatened
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Cook Islands' Air Rarotonga to add a Cessna Citation
Air Rarotonga has acquired a maiden Cessna Citation II for use in expanding its domestic Cook
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ANZ Bank charged by Fiji DPP for breach of Financial Transaction Reporting Act
The ANZ Bank has been charged by Fiji’s Director of Public Prosecutions Office for breac
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Fiji Business Disaster Resilience Council formed
Fiji Business Disaster Resilience Council formed ISTANBUL, 27 MAY 2016 ( FIJI
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Sports News
Fijian weightlifter Vaivai snatches gold
5:44 pm GMT+12, 26/05/2016, Fiji
Apolonia Vaivai is a prospect for Fijian weight-lifting at the Rio Olympics in August.   Vaivai showed her determination in the 69kg category when she went for a 114kg lift to snatch the gold medal away from arch rival and fellow Fijian Eilene Cikamatana Thursday.   Her win Read more

Fiji win 2015-16 series and guarantee top seeding for Rio
By reaching the Cup quarter-finals at the HSBC London Sevens, Fiji confirmed their status as t
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Scotland win historic first Cup title with incredible comeback
Scotland scored two tries in the final minute to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat and en
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Fiji closing in on back-to-back 7s series titles
The first round of the 2015-16 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series seems like a very, very
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Solomon Islands need to begin work on 2023 Pacific Games immediately, official warns
Work should start on preparations for the 2023 Pacific Games in the Solomon Islands “imm
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