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8:17 pm GMT+12, 14/02/2019
 
Beijing has intensified its campaign to isolate Taiwan in the Pacific, pressing for the region's peak diplomatic body to formally embrace a One China policy.   Sources from two Pacific Island nations say Chinese officials have tried to convince them the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) should accept that the Chinese Communist Party is the rightful government of both the mainland and Taiwan.   The move is inflammatory because » read more
 
American Samoa, Guam, Samoa added to EU blacklist, Vanuatu removed TSI: money the focus of elections, Police arrest a man in Honiara for alleged electoral offence
Fiji Immigration will extend or renew expiring passports to another 10 years Solomon Islands election chief appeals to citizen not to break the law
 
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A rising China and the future of the “Blue Pacific”
8:25 pm GMT+12, 14/02/2019, Fiji
By Dame Meg Taylor     The focus of the Pacific Islands Forum and its Secretariat is securing the future prosperity and wellbeing of the “Blue Pacific”. The Forum seeks genuine partnerships with all actors who are willing to join us along the pathway towards that Read more

If Pacific nations go under water what happens to maritime boundaries?
By foreign affairs reporter Stephen Dziedzic  
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Covering climate change a challenge for the Pacific Island journalists
By Benjamin Kedoga   Journalists in the Pac
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Australia ramps up Chinese rivalry for influence in the Pacific
As the Australian Government presses on with its pivot to the Pacific, no-one wants to use the
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Samoan cop sacrifices years with his family to study cannabis in New Zealand
Kent Onesemo is a Samoan police officer who has been in Auckland studying with ESR (forensics/
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Fiji accedes to the agreement on port state measures
9:49 pm GMT+12, 14/02/2019, Italy
Fiji’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Ambassador Deo Saran has deposited the instrument of accession to the Agreement on Port State Measures (PSMA) at the Food and Agriculture Organisation, thereby formally committing Fiji before the Read more

$503.73 million in remittances top Samoa foreign exchange earner
$503.73 million in remittances top Samoa
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Vanuatu export breakthrough to New Caledonia
Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai signed a historic bilateral trade agreement with New Cal
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PINA head cites importance of content sharing
The head of a regional media organisation says greater content sharing should be a major part
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Pacific Islands government should consider seabed mining impacts
Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisation (PIANGO) has cautioned Pacific Is
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Sports News
Tahiti concerned about Pacific Games accommodation
8:26 pm GMT+12, 14/02/2019, Samoa
Tahiti has expressed concerns over the suitability of accommodation for athletes competing in the 2019 Pacific Games in Apia.   A Memorandum of Agreement was signed in November between the Samoa Government and accommodation providers in Upolu and Savai'i.   But the majority Read more

Fiji National Sports Commission to bid 2027 Pacific Games hosting
Fiji National Sports Commission will be biding to host the 2027 Pacific Games in Fiji.
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2023 Pacific Games Logo and Mascot design competition opens, We are on time says Dr Rogers
School students across the country are encouraged to participate in the Solomon Islands 2023 P
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Flying Fijians RWC jersey unveiled
Fiji Rugby Union President Voreqe Bainimarama unveiled the new Fiji jersey design at the FRU a
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Hosts send ominous warning to rivals in Kone
New Caledonian eyes were smiling in the capital of Grande Terre’s northern province Kone
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