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Monday, 10/09/17


The National Federation Party has called on the Fiji Police Force to stop the alleged intimidation of trade union executives after their decision to hold a secret ballot to seek mandate for strike action. In a statement, NFP leader Professor Biman Prasad said the party would alert the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on the matter. He claimed the... + continue reading

Monday, 10/09/17


Samoa has made considerable progress in recent years in getting businesses and consumers online but still faces challenges before being fully ready to benefit from e-commerce, an UNCTAD assessment of the country says. Made up of eight islands sitting halfway between Hawaii and New Zealand, the country's isolation fuels high import prices and creates challenges for Samoan... + continue reading

Monday, 10/09/17


The government’s unpaid utility bill had reached $44.9 million as of Oct. 4, 2017, Commonwealth Utilities Corp. Executive Director Gary Camacho said. Based on information provided by CUC chief financial officer Antonio Castro, Camacho said the central government owes CUC $5.5 million, the Commonwealth Healthcare Corp., $18.7 million, and other government agencies, $... + continue reading

Top Stories

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National Federation Party leader Professor Biman Prasad says their complaint against the Fiji Sun for a letter published in the paper is not an attack on press freedom. This... + continue reading


Wednesday, 10/04/17 - 0 comment(s)


It happens every time disaster strikes in the developing world. The inhabitants of the place become background players in a drama about selfless aid workers saving lives in...

News Releases

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The fifth Young Pacific Leaders Conference in Honolulu, Hawai‘i will take place January 16-18, 2018, through a partnership between the East-West Center's Pacific Islands... + continue reading

In Depth

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Feelings of “anticipation, excitement” first gripped Papua New Guinea as polling opened last month. Auckland University of Technology doctoral candidate Stephanie Tapungu and her husband... + continue reading


Tuesday, 08/08/17 - 0 comment(s)


The release of transcripts from U.S. President Trump's telephone call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull show, according to NYT Columnist Roger Cohen, "how... + continue reading

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Monday, 10/02/17 - 0 comment(s)


Hafa adai friends, family, and my fellow Guamanians. I am headed to the United Nations where I will reiterate our intent as a people to vote on our political status — as... + continue reading