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Samoa PM says surveillance 'waste of time' in Pacific
By Online Editor
9:08 pm GMT+12, 04/03/2015, Samoa
“There is not an equal battle between the little countries and the big countries because the big countries know what the little countries are saying. They know what their public servants are talking about they know what their advisers are saying they know what the Prime Minister says on the phone…
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Solomon Islands Government reveals position on West Papua
Solomon Islands deputy Prime Minister, Douglas Ete says strengthening relations with Indonesia
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PIDF lauds Portugal efforts in ocean conservation
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Human rights training recommended for Fiji disciplined forces
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Leaked documents show NZ spies on its Pacific friends and sends the data to the US
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More than 100 refugees arrested after protests on Nauru, advocates say
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Commander Willie Galia is PNG Navy chief
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New Caledonia best off with France - Sarkozy
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Fiji opposition condemns PMs UN speech
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McCully pushed to raise abuses with Indonesia on West Papua
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Fiji to establish diplomatic mission in Bangkok
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Cook Islands, New Caledonia share marine park ideas
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Fiji Parliament delegation meets Australian Governor General
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United call to ratify UNCAT
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Court eases sentences in Wallis tax fraud case
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Tahiti due for fresh French Senate election in May
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Faceless Aussies provoking Nauru refugees
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Iran envoy meets PIDF Interim Secretary General
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PNG media watchdog queries 'gagging' order over West Papua issue, Solomons reporters also silenced
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Businessman denies abuse of Fijian women
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02/03/2015 - Fiji delegation to voice women issues
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02/03/2015 - Fijian foreign minister hold talks with China's special envoy
02/03/2015 - Marshall Islands marks 61st year since Bravo
02/03/2015 - PNG, Marshall Islands to test new electronic catch documentation system
02/03/2015 - Fijian PM calls for UN Human rights action on Climate Change and refugees
02/03/2015 - Yauvoli is PIDF interim Secretary General
02/03/2015 - China boosting aid to South Pacific
02/03/2015 - Pacific nations lead the way in gun control, arms expert Philip Alpers says
02/03/2015 - Former Samoan MP fined $20,000 for uttering a forged document
02/03/2015 - Chinese fugitive nabbed at Nadi International Airport
01/03/2015 - Indonesia, Solomon Islands to increase links
01/03/2015 - Fiji/PNG to implement priorities
01/03/2015 - US aircraft supplier sues Air Kiribati
01/03/2015 - Right time to make tough decisions: PM Sogavare
01/03/2015 - PNG's NCD governor Parkop backs call to decriminalise sex trade
01/03/2015 - Cook Islands Marae Moana gathers momentum
01/03/2015 - One Cook Islands put up own Vaipae candidate
01/03/2015 - Ratify, but maintain necessary force: Fiji Commissioner of Correction
01/03/2015 - MCPNG revived, new executives appointed
01/03/2015 - PNG PM raises Papua issue with Indonesia foreign minister
01/03/2015 - Fiji – Indonesia talks no mention about West Papua
01/03/2015 - Fiji government kicks off search for a new flag
01/03/2015 - Papua New Guinea's defence chief arrives in NZ
01/03/2015 - Cook Islands PM talk anniversary with McCully
26/02/2015 - PNG Police Commissioner has case to answer: Judge
26/02/2015 - Fijian Parliament delegation visit Australia to strengthen bilateral relations
26/02/2015 - Cook Islands PM's presentation on NZ Super positive
26/02/2015 - Landmark ruling confirms naturalized Marshall Islands citizens can stand for parliament
26/02/2015 - Foreign minister to visit Pacific countries to strengthen Indonesia-Pacific relations
26/02/2015 - Pato welcomes Indonesia Foreign Minister visit
26/02/2015 - Fiji-PNG talk bilateral issues
26/02/2015 - Taiwan vessel held in port by Marshall Islands court
26/02/2015 - Fiji Military looks for donors for armoured vehicles
26/02/2015 - Nauru detention centre on high alert for refugee protest
26/02/2015 - Tonga’s TP$233.3 million debt to China won’t go away, says Prime Minister
26/02/2015 - Pacific no longer anybody's 'back yard'
26/02/2015 - Shipping, climate change on Tokelau agenda
26/02/2015 - Food security threats in the islands
26/02/2015 - Manus trial over Iranian death starts Monday
25/02/2015 - PM Abbott, PM Key to meet in Auckland
25/02/2015 - Solomon Islands advertises position of Attorney General
25/02/2015 - China's failure to provide loan details in Pacific highlighted
25/02/2015 - Citizenship bill poses no threat to Samoa: PM Tuilaepa
25/02/2015 - Fiji Human Rights Commission reminds government on ratification obligations
25/02/2015 - PNG tops porn searches on Google, experts divided over link between pornography and violence
25/02/2015 - Call for urgent New Caledonia meeting
25/02/2015 - PNG-Fiji meeting to normalise relations
25/02/2015 - China's aid conforms with Pacific island countries' conditions: expert
25/02/2015 - PNGDF to buy four aircraft at K60m
25/02/2015 - Poverty, gender equality, NCDs remain a challenge
25/02/2015 - Chuuk postpones plebiscite on political status
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