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11:38 pm GMT+12, 21/09/2017
 
Addressing the 72nd annual general debate at the United Nations General Assembly, leaders from Pacific small Island developing states highlighted the growing impact of climate change on the lives of their people and called for concerted action to address the threat.   “As small island Pacific countries, we are no longer protected by our isolation,” said Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, the Prime Minister of Samoa, adding: » read more
 
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Climate change requires most urgent mitigation measures, African leaders tell UN Assembly
11:48 pm GMT+12, 21/09/2017, United States
Citing the spate of recent devastating hurricanes, African leaders – from small island States to larger landlocked countries – mounted the podium of the United Nations General Assembly today to call for urgent measures to mitigate the effects of climate Read more

Tackling climate change in Vanuatu
Climate Finance Access Hub expert speaks about his experience in Vanuatu  
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Courage needed to stop sexual abuse epidemic in Samoa
Let’s talk about sex. And do so openly without the shame, secrecy and silence around our
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Pacific governments commit to advance early childhood development to provide the best start to life for all children
For the first time in the Pacific region, government officials, including Ministers of Educati
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Milestone moment for Nuclear free Pacific
By Brooke Takala, Co-Coordinator of Elimondik  
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Business News
PNG PM backs ExxonMobil
11:44 pm GMT+12, 21/09/2017, United States
Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill is confident in the strength of ExxonMobil’s commitment to the Papua New Guinea economy, saying there is scope for greater investment and job creation from one of its largest foreign investors.   O’Neill made the comments Read more

PNG government exits Oil Search share register
A $205 million (US$162 million) block trade of Oil Search shares after market on Thursday look
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IFC-led survey reveals value of PNG’s Tourism sector
An IFC-led survey, in partnership with the Tourism Promotion Authority of Papua New Guinea, re
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Samoa Airways set for Auckland to Faleolo Airport maiden flight
Samoa Airways will make her international debut to Auckland from Faleolo on 14 November 2017,
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PNG Mining Tuke optimistic about Mining Act review
Papua New Guinea Mining Minister Johnson Tuke says he is optimistic about the outcome of the M
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Sports News
Seruvakula names strong Fiji Drua team to face Perth Spirit
11:53 pm GMT+12, 21/09/2017, Fiji
Fiji Airways Drua coach, Senirusi Seruvakula has named a strong side to play Perth Spirit in the National Rugby Championship this week.   Seruvakula has retained majority of the forward pack with only Penu Naulago replacing Sakiusa Nadruku in the locks.   Two changes have been Read more

Coates confident Oceania participation at 2022 Asian Games still possible in team sports
Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates is confident that athletes from Ocean
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Fiji to host Oceania 7's Championship
 With the support of the Fijian government, Fiji will host the Oceania 7’s champion
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OCA President closes door on Oceania participation in main Asian Games
Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah appears to have shut th
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IOC elects eight new Members
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today elected eight new Members as well as a new
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