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Troubled Papua New Guinea deep-sea mine faces environmental challenge
By Online Editor
6:11 pm GMT+12, 12/12/2017, Papua New Guinea
The proposed process uses machinery previously used in other mining industries to excavate materials from the sea floor, then draw it up to the surface as seawater slurry. The slurry is then “de-watered” and transferred to another vessel for shipping. Extracted seawater is then pumped back…
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‘Stay away’ from Manus, Barnaby Joyce tells Jacinda Ardern
Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has warned New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to &l
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Palau dengue outbreak declared over
Palau’s Ministry of Health has declared an end to the recent dengue outbreak in Palau, w
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ACP condemns Europe over new tax haven list
The African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group has “strongly condemned” the “
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World is losing the battle against climate change, Macron says
French President Emmanuel Macron delivered a bleak assessment on the global fight against clim
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Leaders join France's Macron to discuss climate cash crunch
French President Emmanuel Macron gathered world leaders Tuesday to talk about climate finance,
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Nobel award for ICAN resonates in nuclear-tested Marshall Islands
The awarding of this year's Nobel Peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuc
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Six MPs in PNG to be investigated by Ombudsman Commission next month
Six members of Parliament in Papua New Guinea may be investigated by the Ombudsman Commission
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China, Niue exchange congratulatory messages on 10th anniversary of diplomatic relations
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and his Niuean counterpart Toke Talagi on Tuesday exchanged congrat
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Hilda Heine says Pacific women 'can be leaders on climate change'
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No confidence motion lodged against Vanuatu PM
The Opposition bloc has deposited a motion of no confidence in Vanuatu Prime Minister, Charlot
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Election date for Tonga’s next Prime Minister confirmed
Tongan MPs will elect the country’s next Prime Minister on Monday, December 18, Caretake
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Fiji's Armed Forces chief Naupoto reveals big defence plans for 2018
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Three Kerevat prisoners in PNG to be hung
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Macron’s ‘real world’ climate summit to focus on finance
Two years to the day after 195 nations adopted the Paris Agreement, French President Emmanuel
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France awards climate grants to U.S.-based scientists on summit eve
Emmanuel Macron plans to award multi-year grants for several U.S.-based scientists to relocate
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Pacific 'baby island' is natural lab to study Mars
It is one of Earth's newest landforms and it could just tell us where to look for evidence
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Training to combat human trafficking
People in six provinces in Papua New Guinea can now be able to identify cases of human traffic
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UAE Ambassador and Prime Minister of Tuvalu review cooperation
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Top Caledonian Union official charged with rape
The general secretary of the pro-independence Caledonian Union has been charged with rape.
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10/12/2017 - Taiwan Purse seine vessels under arrest in Majuro, transhipment increase
10/12/2017 - Fiji Timess sedition trial vacated
10/12/2017 - Macron summit to launch call for shipping to meet Paris climate goals
10/12/2017 - Melanesian festival dates confirmed
10/12/2017 - Pacific plays key role in bid to ban nukes
10/12/2017 - Tokelau pair dismissed after chopper purchase probe
10/12/2017 - Concession time, Pacific gives way on tuna
10/12/2017 - Zone-based management works for PNA, Vessel Day Scheme to extend to longliners
10/12/2017 - Australia cuts Pacific Leadership Programme
10/12/2017 - NZ plans special visa for climate refugees
09/12/2017 - Tuna Commission talks end after midnight with raft of new measures for the world’s biggest fishery
07/12/2017 - Tuna commission adopts Pacific proposal for increased port inspections of suspect fishing boats
07/12/2017 - NGOs slam fishing nationa delay tactic - stalemate on albacore tuna
07/12/2017 - Solomon and Fiji identified as source of prostitution
06/12/2017 - PNA groupings threatens to withdraw from Tuna Commission
06/12/2017 - PANG cautions threat to Pacific development from global trade talks on fish subsidies
06/12/2017 - New Zealand’s Matt Hooper confirmed as next Forum Fisheries Deputy
06/12/2017 - PM O'Neill extends invite for APEC 2018
06/12/2017 - Calls for more CSOs to be part of the decision-making process of WCPFC
06/12/2017 - PITIA respects Solomon Islands decision to withdraw from the Tokelau Arrangement
06/12/2017 - Climate Change affecting Tuna Stock
06/12/2017 - Time for compromise, Fiji calls for understanding
06/12/2017 - Pacific nations caught up in EU blacklists of 17 countries it deems 'tax avoidance havens'
06/12/2017 - Smarter management and new technology crucial for the future of tuna fisheries says Cook Islands
06/12/2017 - Kiribati, Tuvalu on Fiji’s tuna radar
06/12/2017 - Vietnam asked to step up efforts to stop marauding Blue boats
06/12/2017 - New Caledonia jails Vietnamese poachers
06/12/2017 - Japan not optimistic on outcome on tropical tuna conservation rules at WCPFC
05/12/2017 - Japan defends proposals on code of conduct for fisheries observers
05/12/2017 - Tonga support Dr Manumatavai Tupou-Roosen as the new FFA Director General
05/12/2017 - ‘Tokelau tuna agreement NOT ideal for us’: Solomon Islands
05/12/2017 - FFA on Solomons Tokelau Agreement withdrawal
05/12/2017 - New science indicates healthier bigeye tuna stocks in Western and Central Pacific
05/12/2017 - Samoa among newly blacklisted 'tax havens'
05/12/2017 - UN hopes ‘nonsense’: PM
05/12/2017 - French PM outlines path to New Caledonian referendum
05/12/2017 - NZ PM Jacinda Ardern interviewed by Al Gore about climate change
05/12/2017 - President Moon calls for enhanced ties with Pacific island nations
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