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11:05 pm GMT+12, 21/08/2017
 
Autonomous Bougainville leaders have a tough task ahead of them in the next five years of Parliament.   But first they have one year seven months towards the checklist for the Bougainville Referendum.   Outgoing Bougainville Affairs minister Joe Lera and his successor Fr Simon Dumarinu said they will work around the clock with the National Government and the Autonomous Bougainville Government (ABG) to foster » read more
 
Diarrhoea outbreak on South Tarawa Look no further for an alternative, We’re here: Unity Fiji Party leader Narube
TSI praises work of Solomon Islands Anti corruption taskforce New Fiji Methodist church President reveals priorities
 
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Australia’s Ambassador for Climate Distraction is back: Opinion Piece
11:11 pm GMT+12, 21/08/2017, Australia
By Greenpeace Head of Pacific, Matisse Walkden-Brown   Patrick Suckling, Australia’s Ambassador for the Environment, is touring the Pacific Islands again, shamelessly spreading misleading messages on Australia’s climate action and solidarity with our vulnerable states. Read more

Niue parliamentarians boost legislative role
Niue’s parliamentarians are working to boost their legislative skills and gain a deeper
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North Korea’s latest video tirade reignites missile threat against Guam
By Anna Fifield and Yoonjung Seo   The Trump ad
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State of Pacific Regionalism - Challenges to Pacific Solidarity
OpED by Cristelle Pratt, Deputy Secretary General, Pacific Islands Forum
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Solomon Islands undersea cable red-flagged by Australia's spy agencies dogged by donation allegations
 The undersea cable project was supposed to bring reliable internet to the Solomon Island
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Business News
Solomon Islands visitor arrivals up in June
11:09 pm GMT+12, 21/08/2017, Solomon Islands
International visitor arrivals in Solomon Islands have risen in the month of June by 29 percent, with visitors from Australia increasing by nearly 62 percent.   Official figures released by the Solomon Islands National Statistics Office this week showed a total of 2,561 international Read more

Poor pay debated in Kiribati parliament
Concern over poor pay for contractors offloading catch from foreign fishing vessels has been r
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USP ready to build new Solomon Islands Campus
The University of the South Pacific (USP) will hold an official ground-breaking ceremony for i
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CNMI high court to rule on constitutionality of pay hike for elected officials
CNMI Attorney General Edward Manibusan and Secretary of Finance Larrisa Larson have submitted
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Kiribati commissions second landing craft
 Kiribati’s brand new and very first fully-funded vessel, LC ‘Aratobwa’
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Sports News
Youth Futsal tournament unveiled
5:55 pm GMT+12, 21/08/2017, New Zealand
October is set to be the month of futsal as the Oceania Football Confederation announces the first OFC Youth Futsal Tournament to be held at Bruce Pulman Arena in Auckland, New Zealand.   From 4-7 October, 12 U-18 teams from across Oceania will gather to take part in the men’s and Read more

Fiji Pearls to miss out in the 2017 Mini Games
The Fiji Pearls team will not be part of the 2017 Pacific Mini Game in Vanuatu.  
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Norris records life changing Fijian win
South Australian Jason Norris’ life changed with a drop of a putt as he won the Fiji Int
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2019 Pacific Games evaluation visit to Samoa completed
The President of the Pacific Games Council, Vidhya Lakhan, and CEO, Andrew Minogue, have compl
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Pacific Mini-Games qualifier begins on September 5
The Mariana Islands Basketball Federation’s inaugural 3X3 Hoopfest that will serve as qu
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