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Australia-PNG smuggling ring busted
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10:34 pm GMT+12, 20/10/2014, Australia

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Norfolk resists return to Australian rule
The Norfolk Island government is preparing a public petition against the planned termination o
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France urged to clarify its New Caledonia stance
The anti-independence camp in new Caledonia has written to the French prime minister, asking t
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Fiji Cabinet convenes first meet, confirms budget date
Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama convened the first meeting of his cabinet at Gove
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Two Japanese ministers resign amid political funds scandal; PM Shinzo Abe apologises
The Japanese government is facing a fresh controversy after two cabinet ministers resigned ove
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Investigation into deaths of five journalists in East Timor dropped by Australian Federal Police
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has abandoned a war crimes investigation into the killing
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Offshore detention centres: annual costs hit $1 billion
The Australian federal government has spent more than $1 billion this financial year to house
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Indonesian president gets rock star welcome at inauguration
Joko Widodo, Indonesia’s first president from outside the political and military elite,
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Widodo wants strong Australian friendship
Indonesia's new president Joko Widodo has encouraged open lines of communication with Aust
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Fijian Prime Minister congratulates newly elected President of Indonesia
Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has extended his well wishes to the newly elected Pre
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Niue reviews health plan for ebola
Niue is reviewing its response for public health emergencies in case ebola reaches its shores.
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Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam dies aged 98
Former Australian prime minister Gough Whitlam has died.   Whitlam led th
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Fiji's Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation sets up food bank
Fiji's Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation in conjunction with the St Vinc
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PM O’Neill: PNG supports asylum seekers resettlement plan
Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has expressed his support for the work don
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PNG committed to Indonesian ties
Papua  New Guinea is committed to strengthening the current level of bilateral relations
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Marshalls climate film premieres in Majuro
 The latest Marshall Islands feature film produced by Majuro residents Jack Niedenthal an
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Ratuva to take NZ Pacific centre in new direction
A Pacific studies academic appointed to lead one of New Zealand's most prominent Pacfic re
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EU gives green light for Fiji fish exports
Fiji now has more opportunities to increase its fish exports to the European Union. &n
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Fiji, Tuvalu sign Maritime Boundary Treaty
Fiji and Tuvalu have signed a Treaty under the the United Nations Convention on the Law of the
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Frogier calls for another New Caledonia accord
A leading New Caledonian politician, Pierre Frogier, says a new accord for the territory's
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Ebola threat serious
The World Health Organisation (WHO) will assist PNG prevent the spread of the Ebola even thoug
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Indonesian president Joko Widodo to take office
 Joko Widodo, Indonesia's first leader without deep roots in the era of dictator Suha
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Observers draft final election report
The Multinational Observer Group is in the process of drafting their final report on their ass
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All sides say $90M mega fisheries treaty must be changed
Despite an historic US$90 million one-year fisheries deal reached in Honolulu earlier this mon
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Tonga public servant strike called off
Hundreds of public servants in Tonga have called off their strike today after the government s
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Retrial ordered in another Flosse case
A retrial has been ordered in French Polynesia of the so-called OPT affair after the case was
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Australia's Parliament House lifts face veil ban
 Australia's Parliament House on Monday lifted a short-lived ban on facial coverings
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No need to panic: Usamate on Ebola virus
Fiji's Health Minister Jone Usamate has assured the nation there is no need to panic, sayi
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Abbott drops in en route to Jakarta
 Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott made a brief surprise stopover in Port Moresby Sun
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China pledges to expand ties with FSM
Top Chinese legislator Zhang Dejiang on Tuesday last week met with visiting FSM Vice President
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Malabag vice chair of WHO Pacific committee
THE Minister for Health and HIV/AIDS Michael Malabag, pictured right, has been elected vice-ch
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