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Tuesday, 10/25/16


Governments of Melanesia are being urged to move towards a "blue economy" approach on protecting their marine assets. A new report by the World Wildlife Fund and partners, Reviving Melanesia's Ocean Economy: The Case for Action, tracks how crucial the ocean is to Melanesia's economy and future prosperity. The WWF's Jackie Thomas said the report will be given to all... + continue reading

Wednesday, 10/26/16


Food is reportedly scarce on Koro Island with some parents and elders in all 14 villages skipping their meals in order to provide a decent meal for their children. Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston damaged farms, forcing villagers to survive on food rations and wild cassava that survived the monster cyclone on February 20. Nakodu Village headman Alipate Tiko said they... + continue reading

Thursday, 10/06/16


The economic growth outlook for Pacific Island countries is extremely volatile according the latest report from the World Bank. The "Reducing Vulnerabilities" report predicts a stable growth outlook for East Asia and the Pacific up until 2018. But it says the Pacific countries are particularly vulnerable given their small economies which are susceptible to external... + 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


Wednesday, 10/05/16 - 0 comment(s)


Land has become quite the issue in this week’s discussions as has been the idea of Maori customary title. Words like ownership, recompense, leases and the idea that for some our...

News Releases

Tuesday, 10/25/16 - 0 comment(s)


The Yap State Department of Health Services wishes to announce that the Yap Memorial Hospital will be actively trying to recoup over $1.1 million dollars owed to the hospital for... + continue reading

In Depth

Tuesday, 09/27/16 - 0 comment(s)


A new report detailing the human rights abuses in West Papua has been published this week. The research aims to convince Pacific leaders on providing full membership of... + continue reading


Friday, 10/21/16 - 0 comment(s)


A legal expert explores the decision by the International Court Of Justice's split decision to dismiss the Marshall Islands’ nuclear nonproliferation litigation for lack... + continue reading

Video & Audio

Monday, 10/03/16 - 0 comment(s)


Fareed Zakaria sits down with President Hilda Heine of the Marshall Islands to learn what threat climate change poses her country and what can be done about it.Source: CNN... + continue reading