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11:45 pm GMT+12, 04/02/2016
 
Kiribati's Parliament session kicked-off with the swearing-in of all newly elected Members of Parliament (MPs) and the election of the Speaker of the House and the announcement of the Presidential candidates.   New Speaker of the House, Honourable Teatao Teannaki was also sworn-in after winning the secret ballot.   Honourable Teatao Teannaki is a former President of Kiribati and comes from the island » read more
 
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Benchmarking Financial Inclusion in Fiji, Solomon Islands and Samoa
9:49 pm GMT+12, 04/02/2016, Fiji
A comparative report on the Financial Services Demand Side Surveys (DSS) of Fiji, Solomon Islands and Samoa was released by the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) this week.   The report titled Benchmarking financial inclusion in Fiji, Samoa, and Solomon Islands: Findings from Read more

Republic of Congo takes over presidency of the ACP Committee of Ambassadors
The Committee of Ambassadors of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States will be cha
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FAO Food Price Index starts 2016 dropping to nearly 7-year low
While El Niño casts shadow on crop prospects, prices of all commodities declined in Jan
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Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement
Indonesian authorities compiled a secret dossier of prominent Papuans that details their &ldqu
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A giant leap for women in Marshall Islands, and the Pacific
By Chimi Thonden, Education Specialist, Pacific Regional Department  
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Business News
Pacific employment at all-time high
7:20 pm GMT+12, 04/02/2016, New Zealand
Pacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has welcomed new figures which show the unemployment rate for Pacific people has fallen to its lowest point since 2008 and employment at its highest level.   The figures for the December 2015 quarter, released by Statistics New Zealand Read more

TPP is signed but hurdles remain
Signed and sealed but not yet delivered, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will now be put t
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John West delivers on promise of sustainable tuna for Australia
After a decade of campaigning by the environment movement, almost half of the canned tuna in A
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Pacifical and PNA secure MSC Certification for Yellowfin Tuna
Yellowfin caught by the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) Western and Central Pacific free
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OEK passes supplemental budget
The Olbiil Era Kelulau approved the supplemental budget earmarking additional funding for the
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Sports News
Hayne surprises Fiji sevens team
9:52 pm GMT+12, 04/02/2016, Fiji
Jarryd Hayne has surprised the Fiji rugby sevens team with a guest appearance at the launch of a new bar in Sydney.   The San Francisco 49er, who represented the nation at a rugby league World Cup, also joined in on a rendition of traditional Fijian hymn Oqo Noqu Masu (This Is My Read more

Tonga's participation at Rio Olympics in doubt
Tonga’s participation in the Rio De Janeiro Olympic Games in August this year will depen
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Kolinisau: "We will learn from Wellington"
Following a disappointing performance in the HSBC Wellington Sevens semi-final against South A
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Teams aiming to gain momentum as HSBC Sydney Sevens launches
With Wellington now but a distant memory, the HSBC Sydney Sevens is fast approaching for all y
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Pacific Challenge to kick off in Fiji in March
Fiji will host the World Rugby Pacific Challenge from 8-21 March.   The t
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