Home Page

Featured Articles

Wednesday, 02/22/17


The French Polynesian government says it hopes to sign a comprehensive deal with France, to be known as the Papeete Accord, before President Francois Hollande leaves office. The territory's president Edouard Fritch has told the visiting French overseas minister Ericka Bareigts that teams from both sides have been working for eight months towards finalising the document. ... + continue reading

Sunday, 02/19/17


Frank Bainimarama remains the most popular choice to be the prime minister of Fiji, according to a poll by the Fiji Times. The poll of 982 people over three days by the international company Tebbutt Research found that Mr Bainimarama had 44 percent support. While the Fiji First leader maintains a strong lead, his support has decreased from the 49... + continue reading

Tuesday, 02/21/17


Lawyers in Australia taking a class action on behalf of Manus Island detainees say the case will determine whether their detention amounts to false imprisonment. The action on behalf of 1,905 men detained by Australia since 2012 on the Papua New Guinean island, is expected to be the largest trial concerning immigration detention in Australian legal history. The three... + continue reading

Top Stories

Monday, 06/13/16 - 0 comment(s)


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, 02/15/17 - 0 comment(s)


I write this Open Letter to you to share my deep concern about the proposed amendment to Section 3 of Article III of our national constitution. This current provision of our...

News Releases

Monday, 02/20/17 - 0 comment(s)


On Jan. 31, 2017, the Micronesia Conservation Trust or MCT board approved a resolution instructing its Investment Advisor, Raymond James, to disburse $435,362 to the Palau... + continue reading

In Depth

Tuesday, 01/31/17 - 0 comment(s)


Last month, New Zealand-based analyst Jose Sousa-Santos commented on Twitter that “Indonesia’s attempt at buying support from the Pacific region seems to have little to no impact... + continue reading


Wednesday, 02/22/17 - 0 comment(s)


Dr. Craig Santos Perez, a native Chamorro from Guam who is an associate professor in the English department at University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, has become the first... + continue reading

Video & Audio

Tuesday, 02/21/17 - 0 comment(s)


Entering its fifth year with 17 songs from nine countries the Pacific Song Competition (PSC) was a true representation of Asia-Pacific’s diversity of song and culture. ... + continue reading