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11:28 pm GMT+12, 27/06/2016
 
For the first time in Tuvalu’s 38 years as an independent nation, a former prime minister currently sitting as an opposition member-of-parliament has been convicted and jailed on corruption and abuse of office charges.   Apisai Ielemia, Tuvalu’s Prime Minister for four years from August 2006 to September 2010, was last month jailed for 12 months by Chief Magistrate Simon Kofe after finding him guilty on four counts of » read more
 
Sea search begins for 11 missing on small boat in Tonga Tahiti activist won't give up nuclear compensation fight
West Papuans in the driving seat, says PNG ambassador Pacific impact of 'Brexit' expected to be minimal
 
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COMMENTARY: Brexit, a move threatening an end to globalisation?
8:45 pm GMT+12, 27/06/2016, China
COMMENTARY: Brexit, a move threatening an end to globalisation? BEIJING, JUNE 28 2016 (Xinhua) -- Can Brexit go so far as to threaten an end to globalisation? Probably not.   It's true that Britain has voted to withdraw from the European Union and return to its former self, Read more

UN deputy chief highlights benefits from and challenges confronting oceans
Addressing a gathering on laws affecting the world’s oceans, the United Nations Deputy S
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Paris Agreement to Drive Development - Asia Pacific Carbon Forum, 5-7 September 2016
The Paris Climate Change Agreement has put fresh wind in the sails of climate policy, which go
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Political stability and economic development for Melanesia
Political stability and economic development for Melanesia NADI, 27 JUNE 2016
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Melanesian Leaders to discuss reforms for political stability
In a sign of strong commitment to effectively promote political and parliamentary stability, l
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PNG Government extends deadline on sale of 4.27 percent LNG shares
11:30 pm GMT+12, 27/06/2016, Papua New Guinea
The Papua New Guinea Government has extended the deadline for the complex sale process of the 4.27% of National Government equity in the PNG LNG Project to a beneficiary group that includes LNG area landowners to the end of September this year.   This is after Prime Minister Peter Read more

60 Fiji exporters to benefit from PT&Iís Path to Market
A three-member team of Pacific Islands Trade & Invest (PT&I) NZ and a seasoned trade c
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Fiji's fuel import bill at $1.2billion
Fuel imports have been increasing steadily over the last twelve years with costs currently sit
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Fiji's 2016-2017 National Budget reflects alot of positive elements: UNDP
Fiji’s national budget delivered by the Finance Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum last week r
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Solomon Airlines, Air Niugini and Air Vanuatu tripartite codeshare launches on July 1
 Effective 01 July 2016, Solomon Airlines, Air Niugini and Air Vanuatu will commence oper
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Sports News
The riches on offer for Radradra
8:54 pm GMT+12, 27/06/2016, Fiji
Semi Radradra stands to collect $35,000 a week tax free if he switches to rugby union.   The Daily Telegraph can reveal that French club Bordeaux have tabled the Parramatta winger a huge deal which would dwarf his reported NRL salary of $375,000.   A major reason Radradra will Read more

Meeting held in attempt to end rift between PGC and Tongan Goverment ahead of 2019 Pacific Games
A 45-day performance review of the Tonga 2019 Organising Committee has been proposed by the To
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Full house for first ever Super Rugby clash in Fiji
The Chiefs and Crusaders will make history this week, with thousands of fans counting down to
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Rio incentive for Fijian athletes
The Fijian Government has allocated $0.5 million as an incentive for our athletes to win medal
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Jones upsets top Pacific swimmer
Australian swimmer Cameron Jones defeated favourite Ryan Pini of Papua New Guinea in the men&#
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