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Tuesday, 01/17/17

 

The American Embassy is planning to launch a project to combat the impacts of climate change in the Pacific region. This was revealed by the US ambassador to Fiji, Judith Cefkin, as she handed over humanitarian assistance tools and equipment to the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development and National Disaster Management. The project — Climate... + continue reading

Thursday, 01/12/17

 

Traffic flow has resumed along the section of the Highlands Highway in Chimbu which had been closed for six days because of a landslide. Work on the damaged section at Guo in Wandi finally began on Wednesday after the landowners, who wanted to paid K1 million [US$307,000] first, were told by Works deputy secretary Steven Pup that they would be paid K500,000 [US$154,000].... + continue reading

Monday, 01/09/17

 

A Solomon Islands veterinarian has been arrested and charged by local police for operating a captive breeding facility for dolphins. The Solomon Star newspaper reports that Baddley Anita was arrested and charged last week under section three of the country's Fisheries Management Act which prohibits dolphin exports. In October last year police and fisheries official... + continue reading

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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

Opinion

Thursday, 10/27/16 - 0 comment(s)

 

Apathy and lack of trust in government is widespread throughout the CNMI. This sentiment is as disturbing as it is troubling. It is easily seen among villagers who had to break...

News Releases

Tuesday, 01/17/17 - 0 comment(s)

 

France must rethink its shutdown of AM radio broadcasting in Polynesia, says PFF, the Pacific Freedom Forum. “People in the outer islands of French Polynesia are rightly... + continue reading

In Depth

Monday, 12/12/16 - 0 comment(s)

 

The U.S. military wants to significantly beef up its presence in the Western Pacific as it pivots to the Asia-Pacific and with an eye on aggressive actions by China and North... + continue reading

Links

Wednesday, 01/04/17 - 0 comment(s)

 

Future joint exercises between Australia and Indonesia are in doubt after an Indonesian officer complained after seeing posters about West Papau at an Australian Special Forces... + continue reading

Video & Audio

Thursday, 11/10/16 - 0 comment(s)

 

For those of us lucky enough to live in Hawaii, this 36th Hawaii International Film Festival is once again showcasing films from New Zealand, Vanuatu, Tahiti and Hawaii.

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