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00:09 am GMT+12, 22/04/2019
 
The fate of Manasseh Sogavare as Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement’s (DCGA) candidate for Prime Minister of Solomon Islands will be made known on the floor of Parliament on Wednesday this week. Governor General Sir Frank Kabui will declare whether Sogavare is eligible to contest the post or not. This was revealed by rival candidate Mathew Wale who represents the Grand Coalition during a press conference Sunday » read more
 
Guam base commander: Competition with China ‘is real’ Fiji Government continues efforts to reduce fruit imports
Japan hands over renovated Nippon causeway to Kiribati Government Palace 'considered making Prince Harry Australia's governor-general'
 
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Follow the money: how foreign aid spending tells of Pacific priorities
9:21 pm GMT+12, 18/04/2019, Australia
Donor countries, be it Australia or China, illustrate their regional interests by where they choose to put their cash.     Alexandre Dayant   The Pacific, when measured by aid inflows as a proportion of GDP, is the most aid-dependent region in the world. Geographic Read more

Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency
Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 mil
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Young Fiji feminist election to CIVICUS board a huge achievement: FCOSS
Young Fijian feminist advocate, Betty Barkha’s appointment to the Global civil society a
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CTI Seminar report out! Promoting humane laws and practices in the Pacific
The Convention against Torture Initiative (CTI) today releases its report of the high-level re
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Documentary focuses on challenges of parenting in the smart age
By Jared Koli   A documentary film highlighting
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American pharmaceutical company set to trial cannabis-derived drug on diabetics in Vanuatu
11:52 pm GMT+12, 21/04/2019, Vanuatu
By Prianka Srinivasan, Pacific Beat An American company has opted to trial a new experimental cannabis-derived drug on diabetics in Vanuatu as a result of stringent Federal laws preventing the trial in the United States, according to the company's chief executive. The company, Read more

Cook Islands Finance Minister rejects more cash for Agriculture
Suggestions for millions more dollars to be put into the agriculture appropriation in the Budg
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Fijian government commences national minimum wage and wages regulation review
The Fijian Government through the Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial relation
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Thousands to benefit from stronger, Sustainable fisheries in Tonga under a US$10 million grant
 More than 40 coastal communities in Tonga and some 10 thousand Tongans directly engaged
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Eight percent threshold for Samoa National Provident Fund contributors’ annual dividend
The Samoa National Provident Fund, (SNPF) members can expect their annual dividends and bonus
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Sports News
Melanesian Media Group appointed Host Broadcaster for Samoa 2019 Pacific Games
00:14 am GMT+12, 22/04/2019, Samoa
The Pacific Games Office is excited to announce the appointment of Singapore based Melanesia Media Group (MMG) as the Host Broadcaster for Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific  Games in July.  The appointment of MMG as Host Broadcaster comes after the phase one scoping assignment contract Read more

Melanesian Media Group appointed Host Broadcaster for Samoa 2019 Pacific Games
The Pacific Games Office is excited to announce the appointment of Singapore based Melanesia M
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Biggest Pacific Games team ever for Cook Islands
Team Cook Islands is sending its biggest team to the Pacific Games which will be held in July
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Captains set for HSBC Kitakyushu Sevens in Japan
Captains from the 12 competing teams came together at the Shinozaki Hachiman Shrine in Kitakyu
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Draw for U-16 & U-19 Women's championships complete
With women’s football on the ascendency in Oceania both 2019 OFC women’s tournamen
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