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01:42 am GMT+12, 19/09/2018
 
Fiji's ruling party, FijiFirst has announced the names of its 51 provisional candidates for the 2018 general elections.   The announcement was made by FijiFirst leader Voreqe Bainimarama Wednesday.   The provisional candidates are:   1. Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama 2. Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum 3. Jone Usamate 4. Semi Tuleca Koroilavesau 5. Alexander David O’Connor 6. Alipate Tuicolo 7. Alvick Avhikrit » read more
 
Chinese president pledges support for Samoa's economic development Australian deputy PM McCormack retreats on farm worker visas
Kanaks a majority on New Caledonia roll - FLNKS We cannot allow drug cartels to use the Pacific: Fiji Police Chief
 
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Pacific Islanders employ traditional techniques to fight climate change
5:11 pm GMT+12, 18/09/2018, Fiji
By Emily Earnshaw   Pacific Islanders are merging their ancestral knowledge with modern technology in an innovative attempt to combat climate change.   Pacific Islanders believe that knowledge from their ancestors will prove crucial in solving the world’s most critical Read more

Somewhere, every five seconds, a child under-15 dies: new UN report
Around 6.3 million children under the age of 15, died from mostly preventable causes last year
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Are states, cities and companies taking the lead on climate action?
By Joshua Busby, Johannes Urpelainen   Californ
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As climate change reshapes agriculture, international trade will be increasingly important to feeding the world
Open, predictable and fair global food markets can help strengthen climate change response eff
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Innovation Hub impresses Pacific Islands head
The President of Nauru and Chair of the Pacific Islands Forum, Baron Waqa, has welcomed a Comm
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Business News
Fijians outraged as US businessman trademarks 'bula'
5:08 pm GMT+12, 18/09/2018, United States
-Fijians are outraged a US businessman has trademarked their traditional greeting, bula.   Ross Kashtan, owner of a Florida kava bar, has trademarked the word, which is the title of his business, Bula Nation Inc, as well as three bars. But of course, the word is also used by the entire Read more

Australia hits pause on proposed new farm worker visa
The Australian government has put its proposed agriculture visa on ice, sending ripples of rel
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Pacific Island workers meet seasonal Australian labour needs
-Last week, large crowds of growers attended information sessions held in the Lockyer Valley a
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PNG Opposition concerned about changes to Aussie shift to agriculture visa
Papua New Guinea Opposition has expressed concern over proposed changes relating to Australia&
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Flexenclosure plans cable landing stations for Solomon Islands and Vanuatu
Swedish pre-fabricated data center specialist Flexenclosure has received an order to install t
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Sports News
Olympic qualification pathway for rugby sevens confirmed for Tokyo 2020
8:00 pm GMT+12, 17/09/2018, Japan
Rugby sevens’ Olympic qualification pathway for Tokyo 2020 has today been confirmed by the International Olympic Committee and World Rugby.   Twelve teams will compete for medals in both the men's and women's rugby sevens competitions from 27 July-1 August at Tokyo Read more

Tonga's Jason Taumalolo hails Kangaroos sacrifice
Tonga star Jason Taumalolo has hailed Kangaroos players for accepting arguably the biggest pay
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NZ Māori-Tonga league match called off
A blockbuster test match between Tonga and New Zealand Māori, pegged to be hosted in Roto
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2019 Netball World Cup pool draws announced
Commonwealth Games champions and hosts England will take on Scotland at next year's Netbal
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2018 Oceania Rugby 7s championship pools draw announced
In a first for the Oceania Rugby Sevens Championships the pools were randomly drawn  Thur
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