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Wednesday, 09/21/16


Landowners in the PDL 1 and PDL 7 project areas of the PNG LNG project have given the state four days ultimatum after the state had failed to honour its MOU that was signed in Hides in Hela Province after the landowners threatened to close all LNG operations last  month. The landowners from all various blocks in the two licence project areas met with officers from... + continue reading

Monday, 09/19/16


Fiji wants to be a member of the Human Rights Council for the 2018-2020 term. Fiji's permanent representative to the UN in Geneva Nazhat Khan revealed this during her report to the Human Rights Commissioner at the 33rd Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. The council consists of 47 member states who are elected directly and individually by... + continue reading

Thursday, 09/22/16


Gov. Eddie Calvo is weighing the concerns of the Catholic church and the community as he decides what to do with a bill that would allow victims of child sexual abuse to sue their abusers, according to the governor's office. Today is the governor’s last day to sign or veto Bill 326-33, or the bill lapses into law without his signature. Senators on Sept. 12 approved the... + continue reading

Top Stories

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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


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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