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Wednesday, 08/10/16


The State of the Climate 2015 report reaffirmed that efforts by Pacific Island countries need to be accelerated to keep the lead and momentum of the Suva Declaration initiated by the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF). In a statement, PIDF Secretary-General Francois Martel said he was extremely concerned at the low level of ratification of... + continue reading

Thursday, 08/25/16


Former Cook Islands Minister of Marine Resources Teina Bishop has been sentenced to 28 months imprisonment. Bishop was found guilty last month on corruption charges as a minister of the Crown. It involved a loan obtained by Bishop from a subsidiary of a foreign fishing company and the subsequent granting of fishing licences.

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Thursday, 08/18/16


Archbishop Anthony S. Apuron did not follow instructions by Pope Francis to rescind and annul a deed restriction that gives a seminary and a theological institute the legal right to use church property in Yona, according to temporary Guam Archbishop Savio Tai Fai Hon. Hon, in a written statement Thursday, called upon the seminary and the institute to obey the pope’s... + 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


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, 08/15/16 - 0 comment(s)


The Democratic Coalition for Change Government (DCCG) is taking a bold step towards designing a policy framework that will see traditional governance an integral part of the... + 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