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Changes in Fiji military top brass
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8:25 pm GMT+12, 23/03/2017, Fiji

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Research shows link between temperature rise and human influence, says head of UN climate panel
Speaking today at a United Nations forum to invigorate political momentum on climate change, t
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Cook Islands operation Tautai 2017 ends on a high
Cook Islands Police Patrol Boat Te Kukupa embarked on a 10 day sea surveillance mission during
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Faced with ‘clear science, real threats’ countries must remain committed to Paris climate deal – UN
 Climate change is an unprecedented and growing threat to peace, prosperity and developme
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Fiji's role at COP23 seen as great opportunity
Environmental NGOs from around the Pacific say Fiji's presidency of a major environmental
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DPP files amended information in Fiji Times case
The office of Director of Public Prosecutions has filed and served an amended information agai
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Cook Islands exclusion zone set at 50 nautical miles
The Cook Islands is to have a 50 nautical mile exclusion zone around its islands.
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French Polynesia's Tahoeraa to endorse Le Pen
French Polynesia's Tahoeraa Huiraatira of Gaston Flosse has formally committed to endorse
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Fiji chairs ACP Parliamentary committee on Political affairs in Brussels
Fiji is represented this week at the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Parliamentary Assemb
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Vanuatu signing PACER plus hinges on government satisfaction
 Vanuatu is committed to signing the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACE
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Solomon Islands PM welcomes MASI's newly updated Media code of ethics
Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has welcomed the newly updated Media Code of
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Fijian PM sends solidarity message to British PM
Fiji stands shoulder to shoulder with the United Kingdom in its determination to defeat the te
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Petition seeks NZ government stand on abuses in West Papua
New Zealand's parliament has been presented with a public petition urging government actio
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Waste oil threatens to pollute Solomon Islands waters
 Waste industrial oil from an abandoned mine in Papua New Guinea is threatening to pollut
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FAO pledges support for Fiji's Presidency of COP23
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations is pledging its support for
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NZ Governor-General visit Cook Islands
New Zealand’s Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy and her husband Sir David Gascoigne is o
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Ratuva: Village bylaws in Fiji not good
The introduction of Fiji's village bylaws is not a good idea, says New Zealand-based polit
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Solomon Islands PM Sogavare discusses existing, new bilateral programmes with PM O’Neill
A joint working group consisting of Solomon Islands Government and Papua New Guinea Government
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Double murderer shot himself
 Double murderer Chris Rimamotu turned his rifle on himself in the siege house in Vaimaan
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122 on trial for mass murder in PNG
The biggest sorcery-related court case in Papua New Guinea, “Ramu 122”, was heard
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Polye sets his sights on becoming next PNG Prime Minister
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Solomon Islands Government cash-flow Stable: Finance Minister Rini
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Four dead in London terror attack
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Vanuatu will ensure comprehensive steps are taken to implement the Paris Agreement
 Vanuatu says it will ensure comprehensive steps are taken to implement the Paris Agreeme
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“SIDS Leaders need to be more proactive to convince Global community”: Fr. Lonsdale
 Vanuatu President has called on Leaders of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to chan
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PNG Speaker of Parliament joins as second intervener to election fees case
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Talagi plans to run for Niue leadership again
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Solomon Islands Minister of Justice charged over an alleged traffic related offence
 A Solomon Islands magistrate has issued a warrant of arrest for the Minister of Justice
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Lu-Olo wins East Timor presidency in first round
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Pacific Immigration quota registrations open
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PNG Opposition leader Polye confident of forming Government
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Free internet for Niueans on Sir Toke's special day
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Hefty fines see decline in illegal tuna fishing
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Pacific academic Teresia Teaiwa dies
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20/03/2017 - Jose Ramos Horta lashes out at Australia over East Timor 'failed state' fears
20/03/2017 - Two Australians detained by police in Nauru
20/03/2017 - Regional immigration body on the move in Samoa
20/03/2017 - NZ Governor General arrives in Niue
20/03/2017 - Seven newborns died during acinetobacter baumanni outbreak at Fiji’s CWM Hospital
20/03/2017 - Francisco Guterres leads in slow vote count in East Timor
20/03/2017 - Tozaka highlights the need to invest in the ocean
20/03/2017 - Vanuatu Government working hours changed
20/03/2017 - Tokelau angry over chopper buy
20/03/2017 - 11 female candidates to contest Vanuatu Provincial elections
20/03/2017 - Tonga police benefit from Tripartite Agreement with Australian and NZ government
20/03/2017 - Cook Islands PM heads back to Fiji
20/03/2017 - Fiji wants comprehensive review of the current state of the world’s oceans – PM Bainimarama
20/03/2017 - New East Timor leader known today after first poll without UN help
20/03/2017 - Two Fijian high chiefs will not be part of SODELPA for Elections in 2018
20/03/2017 - Untreated 'miracle water' could bring fine for travellers from Fiji
20/03/2017 - Indonesia to encourage cyber security in Asia-Pacific regional preparatory meeting
20/03/2017 - Britain to formally trigger process to leave EU on March 29
20/03/2017 - Samoa PM defends India patients plan
19/03/2017 - Lu-Olo, frontrunner for East Timor's presidency, offers Australia hope on oil fields deal
19/03/2017 - PM Bainimarama clarifies Fiji’s position for UN Oceans Conference
19/03/2017 - PIANGO to host Global Alliance of CSOs in Suva
19/03/2017 - PNG PM O’Neill highlights importance of fisheries sector
19/03/2017 - 44 parties to contest in PNG general election
19/03/2017 - Chinese Premier to visit NZ next week
19/03/2017 - Voting opens in Timor Leste election
19/03/2017 - US-Australia refugee resettlement process begins
19/03/2017 - Parole application refused four times for Vanuatu jailed Politician
19/03/2017 - Taiwan, Palau join hands to combat human trafficking
19/03/2017 - $154k to help fight illegal fishing in Fiji
19/03/2017 - Australia vows to help PNG deliver APEC, says Tkatchenko
19/03/2017 - PNG among highest estimated burdens of cervical cancer globally
19/03/2017 - French carrier to lead joint amphibious Pacific drill in show of force aimed at China: sources
19/03/2017 - PNG PM calls for the Island nations to work together to protect marine resources
19/03/2017 - PNG and Bougainville to sign MOU
19/03/2017 - Kenilorea takes up Solomon Islands foreign secretary role
19/03/2017 - Fijian Government wants to ratify Conventionn on Rights of Persons with Disabilities: AG
19/03/2017 - Temaru out of contention for French presidential election
16/03/2017 - Fijian PM calls on Pacific to raise a unified voice on climate change
16/03/2017 - PNG PM tells Minister Maru to meet with Fijian counterpart to resolve trade issues
16/03/2017 - U.S to stop funding UN climate process
16/03/2017 - Pacific countries must share conflict experiences in order to build peaceful communities
16/03/2017 - PM O’Neill backs Fiji’s Ocean, Climate battle
16/03/2017 - UNGA President Thomson calls for action on Ocean, Climate Change
16/03/2017 - Talk Time over, need to act now on Ocean and climate change
16/03/2017 - Another two people die of dengue in New Caledonia
16/03/2017 - Floating vote
16/03/2017 - PNG Trade Minister Maru determined to halt Fiji trade
16/03/2017 - UNGA President – Ambassador Peter Thomson calls for action on SDGs
16/03/2017 - ‘Aisea Taumoepeau, Tonga’s first Ombudsman
16/03/2017 - PNG reaffirms stance on PACER PLUS deal
16/03/2017 - Asylum seekers stuck in limbo on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island
16/03/2017 - PNG highest in HIV prevalence in Pacific
16/03/2017 - PNG PM to join Pacific Leaders Summit on Oceans
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