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Monday, 07/25/16

 

The office of Papua New Guinea's prime minister has denied that MPs who committed to Peter O'Neill in the vote of no-confidence last week received lofty payouts.

This came after media reports citing sources revealing the government ordered a payment of US$900,000 to each government MP ahead of the vote in the guise of district service improvement programme... + continue reading

Wednesday, 07/13/16

 

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has called on members of the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) to work together in advancing the Green Blue Economy for the Pacific. "The transition to a Green Blue Economy is a long-term challenge, and we, and the rest of the world, will need to persevere and spare no effort as we move towards more efficient use and... + continue reading

Thursday, 07/21/16

 

There was silence at the Cook Islands High Court yesterday afternoon when the jury reached a guilty verdict against Aitutaki MP and former Minister for Marine Resources Teina Bishop. The high profile and often intense case came close to a temporary halt as the 11 jurors found him guilty on a charge of corruption by a Minister of the Crown before High Court Judge... + continue reading

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Tuesday, 07/12/16 - 0 comment(s)

 

Speaker Theodore Zurenuoc has been given five days by a three-man Supreme Court bench to recall Parliament and deal with the existing notice of a motion of no-confidence in... + continue reading

Opinion

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

Monday, 07/18/16 - 0 comment(s)

 

On Monday, 4th July 2016, Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi granted an interview with the 60 Minutes Television Crew from Australia who had requested comment from... + continue reading

In Depth

Tuesday, 06/21/16 - 1 comment(s)

 

Fiji’s Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama used what would normally have been a bland official speech in Suva earlier this month to bluntly air continuing grievances over the... + continue reading

Video & Audio

Monday, 07/18/16 - 0 comment(s)

 

60 Minutes Australia: If you're thinking of holidaying in Samoa, you'd be wise to think again. The brochures show an idyllic South Pacific paradise and... + continue reading