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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

Tuesday, 09/20/16


Former altar boys who recently accused Archbishop Anthony S. Apuron and other clergy of raping and sexually abusing children said they hope and pray Gov. Eddie Calvo will sign into law a bill allowing child sex abuse victims to sue the perpetrators and the institutions with which they are associated. Lawmakers on Sept. 12 passed Bill 326-33 by a vote of 13-0.... + continue reading

Tuesday, 09/20/16


Pacific island countries have called for help in dealing with refugees at a major UN gathering in New York. They gave delegates to the Summit for Refugees and Migrants a glimpse of their own experiences and said countries need to co-operate more. Nauru's Justice Minister David Adeang called for help to resettle the hundreds of refugees living in limbo on the island... + 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

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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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