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Wednesday, 04/19/17


Incarcerated former Vanuatu Prime Minister, Serge Vohor and former Efate Rural Member of Parliament (MP) Steven Kalsakau are set to be released on parole tomorrow (Friday). The two politicians who were jailed in 2015 with 12 other former MPs over charges of bribery and corruption of officials are the first of the group to gain the favour of the Parole Board.

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Wednesday, 04/12/17


The Vietnamese caught recently stealing our marine resources will have to fork out $36 million [US$4.5 million] if they wanted their three blue boats back. Fisheries minister John Maneniaru revealed this in parliament. He said after consultation with the Director of Public Prosecution and the Attorney General, a fine of $12 million [US$1.5 million] will be... + continue reading

Tuesday, 04/18/17


United States Marines yesterday took part in a training exercise in Port Moresby to help prepare PNG soldiers for security duties during the general election and 2018 Apec meeting. The Marines, part of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, arrived on the amphibious landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45) on Saturday. They leave today.

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The President of Bougainville, John Momis, says his government is going ahead with legal action against mining giant Rio Tinto over the destruction caused by the Panguna mine.... + continue reading


Monday, 04/17/17 - 0 comment(s)


Niue's 5th Arts and Cultural Festival is now underway with hundreds of participants and visitors taking part in the week-long event. The festival, which takes place every two...

News Releases

Thursday, 03/30/17 - 0 comment(s)


The President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, H.E. Dr. Hilda C. Heine, issued the below statement today following recent developments in the United States. “A... + continue reading

In Depth

Monday, 04/17/17 - 0 comment(s)


The free association arrangement between New Zealand and the Cook Islands is a pivotal force behind the movement of Cook Islanders between the two countries, and part of the Cook... + continue reading


Thursday, 04/20/17 - 0 comment(s)


Dr. Transform Aqorau, former CEO of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement Office in Majuro, Marshall Islands, provides some observations about the preparations for the UN Oceans... + continue reading