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11:52 pm GMT+12, 26/06/2017
 
All voting in the Papua New Guinea capital Port Moresby due to start on Tuesday has been suspended, and three returning officers detained after allegedly being caught smuggling ballot boxes and carrying a quantity of cash.   The one day of voting allocated to Port Moresby has now been deferred to Friday.   The country's election Commissioner Patilias Gamato said, “polling for NCD has been deferred. I made the » read more
 
Solomons PM says RAMSI partnership a regional success Fijian patrol boat training in Tasmania
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HELPEM FREN: Just another point of view
00:01 am GMT+12, 27/06/2017, Solomon Islands
By Alex Wang Akwai   When we got home from work the other day, my wife and I made plans about witnessing the upcoming RAMSI farewell programmes in Honiara.   Our 3 year old son asked, “Dadi, who na RAMSI?”   I told him that RAMSI refers to a group of men Read more

PNG Media Council to get legal opinion on cybercrime act
The Media Council will get legal opinion on the effects of the O’Neill-Dion Government&r
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Keeping Australia safe through police-led diplomacy
By Andrew Colvin, Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police
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RAMSI hailed a success for regional partnership as final Enhanced Consultative Meeting held in Solomon Islands
The Pacific Islands Forum’s Enhanced Consultative Mechanism (ECM) on the Regional Assist
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Trump order that could shrink California and Pacific Ocean marine sanctuaries moves forward
A plan by the Trump administration that could reduce the size of California’s national m
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Business News
No quick fixes’ to Pacific Tourism’s e-commerce challenges – We need to work together
11:56 pm GMT+12, 26/06/2017, Fiji
The South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) has called on Pacific countries to prioritise Information Communications Technology (ICT), internet services and infrastructure to better support tourism private sector e-commerce needs as the industry moves rapidly from offline to online Read more

Duty-free access good news: Fiji Trade Minister
The Fijian Government has welcomed the announcement made by the government of the United Kingd
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Bluesky sale on track
Negotiations are continuing on the sale of Bluesky to a Fiji-government owned company, Amalgam
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Vanuatu coffee farmers heal post-cyclone
 When one of the worst Pacific cyclones on record smashed into Vanuatu's Tanna Island
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Free trade deals for 'poorest countries' to be maintained post-Brexit
Free trade deals with developing countries will continue post-Brexit, the government has said.
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Sports News
Fiji to host 2027 Games
5:53 pm GMT+12, 26/06/2017, Fiji
Fiji will be ready to host the 2027 Pacific Games following Tonga's withdrawal as venue of the 2018 games.   Minister for Youth and Sports Laisenia Tuitubou said it wouldn't be a good idea for Fiji to host next year's games because we don't have the time to Read more

Kefu: Bring on Samoa, Fiji
Tonga rugby head coach Toutai Kefu says, they are ready to meet Samoa and the Vodafone Flying
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Tuisova likely to maintain his position, Focus on World Cup qualifiers
The Vodafone Flying Fijians winger Josua Tuisova is likely to maintain his place in the nation
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Oceania Boxing Championships set to begin in Gold Coast
The Oceania Boxing Confederation (OCBC) Boxing Championships are set to begin in Australian ci
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Gutted Manu Samoa coach sorry for loss
When Manu Samoa failed to beat a second string and “sick” Wales team in front of a
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