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Tuesday, 08/15/17

 

Due to staffing changes and ongoing budgetary challenges at the East-West Center, starting this week PIR will be updated only three times a week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday Hawai‘i time). At this time it is unclear if this change will be permanent or only during this uncertain period of transition

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Monday, 08/14/17

 

Fiji says it supports the idea of expanding regional security co-operation by revising the Pacific Islands Forum's 2000 Biketawa Declaration drawn up after the coups in Fiji and Solomon Islands.

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Monday, 08/07/17

 

A journalist detained on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island says police are preparing to storm the detention centre as refugees continue to protest against power and water restrictions.

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Tuesday, 08/15/17 - 10 comment(s)

 

Due to staffing changes and ongoing budgetary challenges at the East-West Center, starting this week PIR will be updated only three times a week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday... + continue reading

Opinion

Tuesday, 07/25/17 - 0 comment(s)

 

Just a week and a half after the French Polynesian marae, Taputapuatea on the island of Raiatea, has been ...

News Releases

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

 

Interior acting Assistant Secretary Nikolao Pula made available two technical assistance grants totaling $467,095 to continue support for the Micronesia Resource Center One Stop... + continue reading

In Depth

Thursday, 07/06/17 - 0 comment(s)

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

Links

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

Video & Audio

Wednesday, 08/02/17 - 0 comment(s)

 

To celebrate 50 years of Peace Corps in Samoa, the programme developed a series of legacy videos to share the stories of the impact left behind by volunteers. The first video... + continue reading