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Vanuatu Government decides on the postponement of the 51st Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting
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01:40 am GMT+12, 02/06/2020, Vanuatu

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Fiji Government MP Sharma bailed over alleged domestic violence
The 41-year old Fiji Government Member of Parliament who is allegedly involved in a case of do
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'Fear will always be there': Covid-free Island prepares to bring home stranded citizens
For 143 Palau citizens trapped overseas by coronavirus travel restrictions, the journey home,
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Fiji's Health Ministry works to ensure no new wave of COVID-19
Fiji's Health Ministry will remain proactive to ensure there is no new wave of COVID-19.
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COVID-19 disrupting services to treat non-communicable diseases, WHO survey finds
The fight against COVID-19 has severely disrupted services to prevent and treat cancer, diabet
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Vanuatu pitching to be the place to 'Work from Paradise' as it vies to be part of a Pacific travel bubble
Competition may be rising, as countries like Fiji and Vanuatu vie to be included in a travel b
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PNG Police Minister: No time set to complete COVID- 19 audit
 Papua New Guinea Police Minister Bryan Kramer said he wasn’t afforded the luxury o
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Fiji Government MP to appear in court for domestic violence case
A 41-year old Fiji Government Member of Parliament will be produced at the Nasinu Magistrates
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Bill likely to end state of emergency in PNG: PM Marape
A bill is expected to be tabled in Parliament this week on measures to be taken if the state o
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Bougainville President Momis ruled out of election
The Supreme Court has ruled that Bougainville President John Momis cannot contest another elec
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Samoa celebrates independence in State of Emergency
For the first time Samoa is celebrating its independence without a public flag-raising ceremon
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PM Marape reviews first 12 months in office
Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape on Friday gave a report of his government’s
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Richard Hipa will most likely to contest the leadership role of Niue Government
 Newcomer and former Niue Secretary of Government Richard Hipa who topped the polls in th
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No mass repatriation again in Solomon Islands until country records first case: Rodgers
If the country records its first case of covid-19 it is not necessary to send people home but
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289 to be repatriated in first phase: Vanuatu PM
Vanuatu’s National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) expects to repatriate at least 289
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Fears in Papua New Guinea over reports of China Mobile buying major phone carrier Digicel
Speculation that mobile phone operator Digicel is considering selling the Papua New Guinea bus
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U.S treaty renegotiations with Pacific nations kck off virtually
Officials from the U.S. met with officials from the Federated States of Micronesia, Republic o
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No press gallery at Samoa's new parliament a surprise to media body
The Journalists Association of Samoa (JAWS) has expressed surprise that the government has not
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Two new MPs top voting in Niue election, Premier Toke Talagi loses seat
Two newcomers have topped weekend polling in Niue's six Common Roll seats.  
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No consensus for New Caledonia independence referendum date
New Caledonia's largest pro-independence party has renewed its call to postpone the refere
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COVID-19: Countries support ‘one-stop shop’ to share science and research
Thirty countries and numerous international partners have underlined the need to make tests, t
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Cook Islands Covid-19 tests leaked
 A number of Cook Islanders have been released from quarantine even though their Covid-19
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791 dengue fever cases in Fiji recorded to date
Fiji has recorded 791 cases of dengue fever as of last Monday.   There ha
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Solomon Islands PM clarifies exemption concern, first test negative
 Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has clarified that no foreigner is exem
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29/05/2020 - PNG Opposition leader Namah suspended: Supreme Court
29/05/2020 - Fiji PM joins global leadership call to secure finance for development in the era of COVID-19 and beyond
29/05/2020 - Australia could include Pacific labourers in 'travel bubble' as $280m aid shake-up revealed
29/05/2020 - Winston Peters says a transtasman bubble can safely be done now
29/05/2020 - Cop26 climate talks in Glasgow will be delayed by a year, UN confirms
29/05/2020 - Sir Toke Talagi keeps a low profile election campaign
29/05/2020 - Fiji ratified Prohibition of Nuclear weapons treaty
29/05/2020 - Mandatory COVID-19 quarantine to date costs Vanuatu Government Vt13 million
29/05/2020 - Care Fiji App to complete testing this week
29/05/2020 - Coronavirus: Repatriation flight heading to Samoa
28/05/2020 - Australia to refocus international aid to health security on doorstep
28/05/2020 - NZ health chief says Pacific bubble risks could be managed
28/05/2020 - Fiji continue to work toward an inclusion in travel bubble
28/05/2020 - UN Secretary General urges debt relief for developing countries in response to COVID-19
28/05/2020 - Kiribati presidential race could be decided by foreign policy - Tong
28/05/2020 - Crowdfunding raises £30,000 for veteran's brain tumour surgery
28/05/2020 - Election candidates ramp up campaigning; Calls to end random-hat drawing
28/05/2020 - Solomon Islands nationals stranded in Fiji and Vanuatu arrive home
28/05/2020 - No new cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand for sixth day in a row
28/05/2020 - ADB, UNICEF medical supplies to help Pacific prepare for COVID-19
28/05/2020 - Next UN climate summit to be delayed to November 2021, UK hosts propose
28/05/2020 - Repatriation of Vanuatu citizens and residents commences this week
28/05/2020 - U.S gives PNG K8m more for virus response
27/05/2020 - Australia-New Zealand travel bubble could be in place by September, expert group says
27/05/2020 - COVID-19 stopped in its tracks, testing now more extensive says Fiji Health Minister
27/05/2020 - COVID-19: Nauruans in quarantine all tested negative says President Lionel Aingimea
27/05/2020 - WHO creates foundation to boost funding in coronavirus fight
27/05/2020 - Kiribati speaker says election loss a 'blessing in disguise'
27/05/2020 - No new cases of Covid-19, nobody in NZ hospital with the coronavirus
27/05/2020 - New Zealand deputy PM breaks ranks to urge Ardern to lift Covid-19 lockdown
27/05/2020 - Exercise boosts COVID-19 preparedness and response in Solomon Islands
27/05/2020 - Samoa second stimulus falls short: Luagalau Afualo Dr. Salele
27/05/2020 - Foreign fishing boats emerge as a new point of Covid-19 transmission in the Pacific
27/05/2020 - Vanuatu Court orders recounting of votes for Torres constituency
27/05/2020 - Japan announces US$25.8 million COVID-19 funding for Solomon Islands
26/05/2020 - Suspension an avenue to unify the party says Rabuka, No pay for 60 days
26/05/2020 - Situation expected to worsen for Fiji Airways staff
26/05/2020 - July is goal to reopen border for Cook Islands
26/05/2020 - Six years and out for expat workers’ in Cook Islands
26/05/2020 - Cost of repatriating 143 Palauan students to reach US$1million
26/05/2020 - ‘Neighbours is irrelevant to most islanders’: Pacific experts criticise Australian TV initiative
26/05/2020 - Coronavirus /Taiwan Navy cluster originated in Taiwan, not Palau: CECC
26/05/2020 - Fiji’s Opposition SODELPA suspended for 60 days
26/05/2020 - Increase in the number of registered voters for 2020 Niue General Election
26/05/2020 - TKP working on new manifesto before Kiribati Presidential elections
26/05/2020 - Fiji Airways terminations, no other option says PM Bainimarama
26/05/2020 - NZ to join search for Covid-19 vaccine
26/05/2020 - WHO pauses trial of hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients due to safety concerns
26/05/2020 - WHO/PIF medical supplies arrive in Fiji
26/05/2020 - $76million phase two of Cook Islands Covid-19 economic response plan
26/05/2020 - First repatriation flight from Solomon Islands this week
26/05/2020 - Ratu Epeli rules out petitions by Fiji Opposition
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