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Thursday, 02/09/17


There is no State sanctioned policy of torture in Fiji. This was revealed in Parliament by Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum yesterday as government made it clear it would not adhere to the recommendations of the recent Amnesty International (AI) report on torture in Fiji. The report titled Beating Justice: How Fiji's Security forces get away with torture... + continue reading

Thursday, 02/16/17


The U.S. Government Accountability Office is currently reviewing the CNMI’s public debt with the goal of avoiding another Puerto Rico, which is suffering from an ongoing financial crisis since 2005. Three other U.S. territories—American Samoa, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands—are also included in the review. In 2013, the CNMI had a $354.7-million long-term debt.... + continue reading

Thursday, 02/09/17


Flood stricken towns across the Western Division are back in business after organising major clean-ups yesterday. Nadi Town Council special administrator Robin Ali said there was no major damage during flooding this week. Ba Town Council chief executive officer Dip Narayan said they had enlisted the assistance of the National Fire Authority (NFA) for the... + continue reading

Top Stories

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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, 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


Sunday, 02/19/17 - 0 comment(s)


New York Times "video journalist Megan Specia explains how she connected with and captured the harrowing ordeal of a Kurdish dissident from Iran who has been held... + continue reading

Video & Audio

Thursday, 11/10/16 - 0 comment(s)


For those of us lucky enough to live in Hawaii, this 36th Hawaii International Film Festival is once again showcasing films from New Zealand, Vanuatu, Tahiti and Hawaii.

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