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Wednesday, 07/12/17

 

A senior Kanak leader says one of the reasons he has travelled to France is to give New Caledonia's pro-independence camp access to the new administration under President Emmanuel Macron. This comes as the new French government of Edouard Philippe is tasked to guarantee an independence referendum next year as the conclusion of the 1998 Noumea Accord.

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Thursday, 07/06/17

 

The new President of the Republic of Vanuatu is Obed Moses Tallis, from Port Vato, West Ambrym in Malampa Province. His candidature was supported by the Government of Prime Minister Charlot Salwai, and the Coalition partners. He was elected as the 9th President of the Republic of Vanuatu by the Electoral College at Parliament Chambers yesterday (July 6, 2017)... + continue reading

Monday, 07/17/17

 

The Ombudsman Commission is calling on election officials to ensure that people’s choices are respected because they will be effective for five years. The commission has posted its officers at the counting centres to  observe the counting of votes. Chief Ombudsman Michael Dick said in Mt Hagen counting must be transparent and leaders elected by the people must... + continue reading

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Thursday, 07/20/17 - 0 comment(s)

 

Environmentalists in French Polynesia are alarmed that today's scheduled sailing to Makatea has been cancelled amid speculation that the atoll could be opened for phosphate... + continue reading

Opinion

Tuesday, 07/04/17 - 1 comment(s)

 

Will raising Gross Receipts Tax from 4.0 percent to 4.75 percent fix Guam Memorial Hospital? It will allow Gov. Eddie Calvo to borrow $125 million to make capital improvements to...

News Releases

Wednesday, 07/12/17 - 0 comment(s)

 

U.S. Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan announced that the commonwealth is receiving $4,518,008 more in federal funds as part of the Typhoon Soudelor recovery effort.... + continue reading

In Depth

Thursday, 07/06/17 - 0 comment(s)

Feelings of “anticipation, excitement” first gripped Papua New Guinea as polling opened last month. Auckland University of Technology doctoral candidate Stephanie Tapungu and her husband... + continue reading

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Monday, 07/10/17 - 0 comment(s)

 

The Electoral Commission website provides progress of 2017 election results. Electoral Commissioner Patilias Gamato. says results may be slow because they will have to be verified... + continue reading

Video & Audio

Monday, 07/10/17 - 0 comment(s)

 

Hawai‘i Senator Glenn Wakai joins Pod Squad host Chad Blair to talk about his special relationship with the Republic of Palau, how he views the ongoing assimilation of Micronesian... + continue reading