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10:08 pm GMT+12, 23/01/2020
 
Japan's defense minister has decided to hold a meeting with defense chiefs from Pacific island nations in connection with China's growing maritime presence in the region. The ministry is to invite officials, including the defense ministers of Papua New Guinea, Fiji, and Tonga, to the conference in Tokyo in April. Invitations are expected to extend to representatives of the United States, Australia, and France. It is the » read more
 
Salwai thanks coalition partners in Vanuatu Samoa Govt puts new travel restrictions in place Cabinet not complacent to the Coronavirus Outbreak
PNG on alert for coronavirus Census set to roll out in July
 
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At the UN, paying dues and having a say
9:15 pm GMT+12, 21/01/2020, United States
By Carlisle Richardson, the Interpreter The recent news that Tonga was among seven countries that had lost their right to vote in the United Nations General Assembly over unpaid dues has brought an additional element to an already complex issue over the financing of the United Read more

Ancient Lapita people lived on a diet of palm trees and imported wild bananas
By Denis Bedoya, Infosurhoy Evidence of banana seeds, leaves and ste
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Climate refugees cannot be forced back home
By Jane McAdam In a landmark decision, the UN Human Rights Committee has f
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Fiji keen to work with UAE to create global model of relocating climate-vulnerable communities: PM
As Fiji faces bad impacts of climate change in the form of natural calamities and lands being
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Archives Australia suppresses documents detailing Papua New Guinea intervention

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Business News
PNG, Exxon 'moving towards' LNG deal
10:02 pm GMT+12, 23/01/2020, Papua New Guinea
The Papua New Guinea government has signalled that negotiations with ExxonMobil on the terms of a $20 billion LNG expansion are inching towards a resolution, but has made it clear it won't back down on a deadline for the development of a major gas field. Talks between the Read more

ADB expands presence in Palau with opening of new office
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) joined the Government of Palau in an inauguration ceremony to
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Chinese shops grow while Samoan-owned shops close down, observes Samoan MP
Member of Parliament for Vaisigano Number 3 Faaulusau Losa Duffy Stowers challenged Parliament
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New Zealand seen as least corrupt country in world - international report
New Zealand is seen as the least corrupt country in the world, according to a new repo
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Air Niugini delays delivery of four 737 MAX jets until at least 2024
Papua New Guinea carrier Air Niugini has updated its contract with Boeing Co to delay the deli
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Sports News
Twenty-eight captains primed for an historic HSBC New Zealand Sevens in Hamilton
02:56 am GMT+12, 25/01/2020, Fiji
The first HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series tournament of the year will take place in Hamilton, New Zealand on 25-26 January. The captains of the 28 participating men’s and women’s teams came together at the iconic Hamilton Gardens on Wednesday to launch this historic event which Read more

Michael Fatialofa out of intensive care
Worcester Warriors lock Michael Fatialofa has been moved out of the intensive care unit follow
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Paddling to the podium
Cook Islands canoe slalom paddler Jane Nicholas started her Olympic year with a fantastic thir
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South Pacific nations losing out in club-versus-country battle
Rugby players from the South Pacific islands are being caught up in a tug-of-war because their
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Oceania Olympic wrestling qualifier in American Samoa cancelled due to measles outbreak
This month's Oceania Wrestling Championships in American Samoa's capital Pago Pago hav
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