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Vanuatu parliament suspends 16 MPs
By Online Editor
2:56 pm GMT+12, 25/11/2014, Vanuatu
“That looks very bad on Vanuatu police, that the [then] commissioner of police did not take instructions from the minister of police. In other words, we have an element of the police force who cannot take instructions. If you cannot take instructions from your superior, then who else will you…
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Fiji’s global standing gains momentum
Fiji’s standing in the global stage continues to gather momentum.  
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Free market for independent MPs in Solomon Islands
Registered political parties in Solomon Islands have agreed to an open market approach to lobb
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Fijian PM thanks Indian PM Modi for recent visit
Fijian Prime Minister Rear Admiral (retired) Voreqe Bainimarama has expressed his appreciation
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Facility to house illegal migrants in PNG
An immigration transit facility will be built in Port Moresby to cater for illegal immigrants
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Babies one step closer to Nauru: lawyer
Lawyers for more than 100 Australian-born asylum seeker babies are urging the Senate to block
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PNG backs NZ and Australia role in Forum
Papua New Guinea's Foreign Minister Rimbink Pato has indicated his country is not keen to
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Tonga candidate disqualified
-A Tongan election candidate has been disqualified because he did not live in the constituency
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The race is on...Moves to form coalition now underway in Solomon Islands
Four major Political Parties in Solomon Islands are working round the clock to solidify their
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Chickungunya rapidly spreading across Samoa
 Samoa's Ministry of Health (MOH) is urging the whole country to focus on cleaning th
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Eight contestants confirmed for the 2014 Miss South Pacific
Eight contestants have been confirmed to compete in next month’s Miss South Pacific Page
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Lack of data restricts efforts against gender violence in PNG
There is a lack of adequate data which stakeholders could use to inform policy interventions t
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Chuck Hagel resigns as US defence secretary
 U.S Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has resigned, leaving under pressure as President Bara
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Independents win two-thirds of Solomon Islands parliamentary seats
Officials from the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission have declared the final results of las
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Seoul to double contribution to cooperative fund with Pacific Islands
 South Korea said Monday it plans to double its contribution to a cooperation fund with P
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South Pacific islands prepare to sue French government for $1billion over nuclear tests
The French Polynesia Assembly is preparing to ask Francois Hollande’s government for nea
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Tonga will not renew Police Commissioner O’Fee’s contract
Eight more months before Tonga’s Police Commissioner’s contract finishes in 2015 a
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Observers hail new voter registration system in Solomon Islands
The Biometric Voter Registration process in Solomon Islands has raised confidence in the integ
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After 30 years, voters showed veteran politician Tausinga the exit door
Solomon Islands longest serving politician Job Duddley Tausinga has finally lost the North New
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PNG launches campaign to fight gender violence
World Vision PNG and the delegation of the European Union to Papua New Guinea yesterday launch
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Lilo accepts defeat
Outgoing Solomon Islands Prime minister Gordon Darcy Lilo says he has accepted his shocking el
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Vanuatu opposition lodges counter-motion against government
Vanuatu's Opposition Leader, Moana Cacasses, has lodged a counter-motion against the Prime
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PNG thanks Fiji support for Dame Taylor
By PACNEWS Editor, Makereta Komai Papua New Guinea&
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Freda Soriacomua only female MP in Solomon Islands, foreign minister ousted
A woman has been declared the new Member of Parliament (MP) for Vatud Constituency after count
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Watchdog refers PNG Works Minister
Another Member of Papua New Guinea Parliament has been referred by the Ombudsman Commission to
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Solomons voters shun political parties, caretaker PM Gordon Darcy Lilo concedes he has lost seat
 The Solomon Islands Prime Minister has lost his seat in the country's general electi
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Chinese President’s visit is “unprecedented” says an academic
University of the South Pacific (USP) academic Dr Sandra Tarte says the visit by the Chinese P
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