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Thursday, 09/22/16

 

A UN report says the Pacific is increasingly used as a transit point for drug trafficking as well as being vulnerable to exploitation by transnational organised crime. Inshik Sim, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime analyst, said methamphetamine and precursor chemicals from Asia, and cocaine from the Americas, were trafficked to and through Pacific Island... + continue reading

Sunday, 09/18/16

 

A former Nauru opposition MP Roland Kun says he's been denied access to parliamentary records which could help in a bribery probe embroiling Nauruan politicians.

Nauru's Justice Minister David Adeang, and the President Baron Waqa, earlier denied allegations they were among those receiving kickbacks from the Australian phosphate dealer Getax in 2009 and 2010.... + continue reading

Thursday, 09/22/16

 

Governor Ralph Torres on Thursday signed a memorandum of agreement with the U.S. Departments of Commerce and the Interior for the transfer to the CNMI of submerged lands and associated minerals surrounding Farallon De Pajaros, Maug and Asuncion. Also signing the MOA were Department of the Interior Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs Lori... + continue reading

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The Supreme Court of the United States has denied a petition of ‘writ of certiorari’ from five American Samoans, who are plaintiffs in the US citizenship case against the federal... + continue reading

Opinion

Wednesday, 07/06/16 - 1 comment(s)

 

On the 2 July 1998, the West Papuan Morning Star flag was raised on top of a water tower near the harbour in Biak. Up to 75 people gathered beneath it singing songs and...

News Releases

Monday, 09/19/16 - 0 comment(s)

 

Applications are now being accepted for the East-West Center's United States-South Pacific Scholarship. 

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Thursday, 09/15/16 - 0 comment(s)

 

"The numerous atolls that make up the island nation are now regularly swamped due to sea level rise. But as more people flee for the US, many fear their culture will be lost to a... + continue reading

Video & Audio

Tuesday, 09/20/16 - 0 comment(s)

Videos and Statements from Pacific Islands Leaders will be posted as they become available. 

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