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Samoa tops Pacific in press freedom index
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11:44 pm GMT+12, 26/04/2017, Samoa

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Tuvalu calls on IMO to devise a model to account greenhouse emissions from shipping industry
By Pita Ligaiula in Nuku'alofa, Tonga   Tu
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Pacific to sign MOU on Flag States Implementation
By Pita Ligaiula in Nuku'alofa, Tonga   Pac
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Fiji Military concerned by Methodist Church talk
The Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) says it is concerned that recent statements by the
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Fiji Health Ministry records 913 dengue cases
Fiji has recorded 913 laboratory confirmed positive cases of dengue fever from January 1 to Ap
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Mixed views over legalisation of marijuana in Fiji
Fijian Minister for Defence and National Security, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola, told Parliament he wo
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Candidate’s line up for Niue election
Ten women are among a record number of candidates nominated to stand for Niue's six common
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Nominations nationwide for PNG election draw to a close today
The death of an intending candidate and a high school student have marred the first week of Pa
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No more Task Force Sweep team
 Funding constraints over the past three years has seen Investigation body, Task Force Sw
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Mercury study prompts warning over Pacific fish diet
People in the Pacific are being advised to avoid certain fish after a study revealed high leve
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Cook Islands PM looks forward to working with new NZ foreign minister
 Cook Islands Prime Minister Henry Puna says he's looking forward to building the sam
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MIDA has never been cited: Fiji AG
Fiji’s Media Industry Development Authority (MIDA) has never been cited for mismanagemen
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Fiji to take its PACER Plus concerns to Australian PM
 Fiji maintains it will continue to seek clarification for two controversial provisions o
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Political will and commitment needed to address energy and transport challenges in Pacific
By Pita Ligaiula in Nuku’alofa, Tonga   C
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Fiji seasonal workers reaping benefits for unskilled work in Australia and NZ
Fiji’s Minister for Employment Opportunities has informed Parliament of the benefits uns
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Political will and commitment needed to address energy and transport challenges in Pacific
By Pita Ligaiula in Nuku’alofa, Tonga   C
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Conspiracy Retrial for 10 former Vanuatu MPs
The Vanuatu Public Prosecutor has filed information for a retrial of the infamous conspiracy c
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Donald Trump to meet Malcolm Turnbull for first time next week in New York
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will meet US President Donald Trump on board an air
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New Caledonia counts down to independence vote
More than 160 years after the Pacific territory was claimed by the French, New Caledonians wil
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iTaukei’s are not victimised: Fiji PM
Fijian Prime Minister and the Minister for iTaukei Affairs, Voreqe Bainimarama, says the iTauk
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Sir Mekere nominates as independent candidate
Former Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Sir Mekere Morauta nominated Tuesday as an independent
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NZ's McCully 'wasted money' in Pacific - aid researcher
An aid researcher and former official says New Zealand's outgoing foreign minister is leav
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24/04/2017 - Australian Governor-General lauds WWII heroes in PNG
24/04/2017 - Marshall Islands pushing for less dependent on fossil fuel
24/04/2017 - Fiji PM upsets church
24/04/2017 - Fiji Military focuses on Humanitarian assistance and disaster response plan
24/04/2017 - Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Corporation General Manager challenges suspension
24/04/2017 - New Zealand picks new foreign minister in pre-election cabinet reshuffle
24/04/2017 - Fiji push for gender equality in Maritime sector
24/04/2017 - Sub-standard appliances warning for Pacific
24/04/2017 - Nearly half contesting Niue's common roll seats are women
24/04/2017 - High rates of abstention in French Pacific territories
24/04/2017 - Giant iguana found on Fiji's Northern Island threatens vegetation
24/04/2017 - Fijian sailor heading home on NZ Navy ship
23/04/2017 - French Pacific opts for Fillon in presidential race
23/04/2017 - Macron, Le Pen to face off in battle for French presidency
23/04/2017 - No review process under 2013 Constitution: Fiji PM Bainimarama
23/04/2017 - O'Neil told seat is safe no need to campaign
23/04/2017 - Honiara Mayor calls for reintroduction of death penalty
23/04/2017 - About 1000 candidates nominated so far for PNG election
23/04/2017 - Fiji AG calls for focus on climate change adaptation at High level carbon pricing assembly
23/04/2017 - Samoa a gateway for drugs to bigger countries : Police Commissioner
23/04/2017 - U-Bloc reaffirms allegiance to Vanuatu Government
23/04/2017 - Fiji, US team up on climate
23/04/2017 - Australian Governor General to honour fallen in PNG
23/04/2017 - Three die in French Polynesia diving accident
23/04/2017 - US ship helps to map Cook Islands deep ocean
23/04/2017 - China aid could destabilise Pacific
23/04/2017 - Focus on New Caledonia decolonisation as Pacific territory casts their votes
23/04/2017 - NZDF to help patrol Fiji’s waters
23/04/2017 - Fiji Navy vessels to undergo repair in Australia
23/04/2017 - 'Change' approach needed in Fiji's political environment
23/04/2017 - Macron-Le Pen through to run-off, projections say
23/04/2017 - Former Vanuatu MP asks for forgiveness from chief, family and community
23/04/2017 - Pence says United States will honor refugee deal with Australia
20/04/2017 - 4000 intend to contest PNG election, Four million voters expected
20/04/2017 - Conclusion of trade talks lacking Pacific development at its heart
20/04/2017 - PACER Plus Pacific trade deal has fishhooks
20/04/2017 - Fiji and PNG opt out as PACER Plus trade deal reached
20/04/2017 - International observers keen to participate in PNG elections
20/04/2017 - Fijian PM holds talks with China's top climate change negotiator
20/04/2017 - UN against seabed mine in PNG
20/04/2017 - O'Neill announces PNC candidates
20/04/2017 - Former Nauru MPs charged over protest fight to halt controversial trial
20/04/2017 - PNG development funds in provinces and districts stopped
19/04/2017 - Writs of Election issued in PNG
19/04/2017 - Blue boats crew fined $800 each in Solomon Islands
19/04/2017 - Fiji Armed forces happy with NZ Naval ship to counter illegal fishing
19/04/2017 - Three seats challenged after Wallis election
19/04/2017 - General Assembly confirms appointment of Achim Steiner as new UN development chief
19/04/2017 - Two former Vanuatu MPs Vohor, Kalsakau to be released on parole Friday
19/04/2017 - PNG MPs stripped off powers as of today, Caretaker government to be announced
19/04/2017 - Impact of climate change in Samoa “evidences a breakdown in our guardianship”
19/04/2017 - New Zealand toughens requirements for skilled immigrants
19/04/2017 - British Parliament backs May's June 8 snap election.
19/04/2017 - Most PNG MPs confident of retaining their seat in June election
19/04/2017 - Key government agencies assured that PNG is set to kick start the national elections
19/04/2017 - One Fiji Party de-registered
19/04/2017 - SPTO Board member secures top UN Position
19/04/2017 - One new case of typhoid in Tonga outbreak
19/04/2017 - Samoa highlights strides in gender equality at UN meet
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