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Pacific researchers challenged to be useful
By Online Editor
11:15 pm GMT+12, 27/07/2016, New Zealand
Speaking at the Pacific Islands Political Studies Association Conference in Niue recently, Dr Koloamatangi told delegates that for political reform and development to be sustainable it must involve a process of ‘grafting’ where Western, external and indigenous elements are combined to create…
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25/07/2016 - Academic urges caution over Fiji defence links
25/07/2016 - PNG Supreme Court adjourns refugee resettlement case
25/07/2016 - Illegal firearms confiscated in Bougainville
25/07/2016 - Fijian government commends Israeli NGO for home assistance
25/07/2016 - UN General Assembly decision makes International Organisation for Migration part of UN system
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24/07/2016 - Solomon Islands government trip to Taiwan cost $1.6 million
24/07/2016 - PNG Police officers arrested for escorting politicians
24/07/2016 - Leprosy no longer a threat in Solomon Islands
24/07/2016 - PM O’Neill announces plans of Cabinet reshuffle
24/07/2016 - Tonga Prime Minister to visit NZ
24/07/2016 - Climate financing critical: Fiji AG
24/07/2016 - Nan Madol inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site
24/07/2016 - Australia seeks permanent federal police station in Solomon Islands
24/07/2016 - Australia announces new multi-million dollar programme for Solomon Islands
24/07/2016 - Paris ‘high ambition coalition’ to tackle unfinished business
24/07/2016 - Rose Brown first woman in Cook Islands to lead the opposition
24/07/2016 - PM O'Neill tells parliament to 'move on' after no-confidence vote fails
24/07/2016 - Jailed Vanuatu politicians' appeal for stay order dismissed
21/07/2016 - Peter O’Neill remains Prime Minister of PNG, survives no confidence vote 85-21
21/07/2016 - Cook Islands MP guilty of corruption over dealings with fishing company
21/07/2016 - Pacific Community hands tissue culture of 5 climate resilient crops to the Tonga Government
21/07/2016 - 'Urgent' NZ, Australia rebuild defence links with Fiji as Russia exerts influence - study
21/07/2016 - Helen Clark lags as Security Council holds first ballot to choose next UN Secretary General
21/07/2016 - Tonga has a high chance of accessing global agriculture security fund – World Bank official
21/07/2016 - United at Nadi, Pacific Aviation Ministers sign joint submission to ICAO
21/07/2016 - Marshall Islands slams US trafficking report
21/07/2016 - Fijian Minister acquitted by Lautoka court for dangerous driving occasioning death
21/07/2016 - Vote of No confidence motion on PNG PM O'Neill today
21/07/2016 - PNG Opposition confident ahead of No confidence motion vote
21/07/2016 - Seven Nauru MPs sworn in as assistant ministers
21/07/2016 - Tonga expects to reduce meat imports by 10% annually and save TOP$2.8 million by 2020
21/07/2016 - Handicraft weavers and artisans get support in Tonga’s Agriculture Sector Plan
21/07/2016 - Pacific opposes carbon reduction plans which burden smaller nations
21/07/2016 - Fiji signs World Cancer declaration
20/07/2016 - Tonga needs TOP$32.5m to implement its five year agriculture sector plan
20/07/2016 - Pacific vulnerable to human trafficking
20/07/2016 - US, Australia a ‘united front’ in Pacific – US Vice President Biden
20/07/2016 - Vanuatu receives FAO award for fighting IUU fishing
20/07/2016 - Indonesian soldier gets 20 years for triple homicide, theft in West Papua
20/07/2016 - PNG Government confident of defeating motion of no confidence
20/07/2016 - Ambassador Yauvoli ready to navigate MSG
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20/07/2016 - Vanuatu’s President wants to see neutral police commissioner appointed
20/07/2016 - Australian Prime Minister congratulated by Pacific Islands Forum Secretary General
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