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Monday, 02/20/17


A motion for a Vote of No Confidence in the Prime Minister, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva was read in the Tongan Parliament this morning, 20 February. After the reading of the Motion the Prime Minister told the House that he would present his response either later this evening or tomorrow morning and he was optimistic that they should be able to make a decision by Wednesday,... + continue reading

Monday, 02/20/17


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has warned the Commonwealth Utilities Corp. that it cannot continue to rely on the federal government for financial support, according to EPA project coordinator John Tinger. Tinger disclosed that CUC submitted an interim financial plan that depends on the federal government funding CUC projects. He described the plan as “... + continue reading

Tuesday, 02/21/17


With two lives lost in the past 48 hours ending yesterday and reports of more rain and possible flooding in low-lying areas in the country, the authorities have asked people to listen to weather advisories and take all precautions to ensure that no more lives are lost. On Sunday, a woman died after falling into a creek in Lautoka while the body of a farmer, who was... + 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

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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

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