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Monday, 09/18/17

 

The speaker of the Solomon Islands Temotu provincial assembly, Johnson Levela has been charged with 12 counts of official corruption and conversion.

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Wednesday, 09/20/17

 

There will be no cuts to province and district services (provincial services improvement program and district services improvement program) funds, says Prime Minister Peter O’Neill.

He said in a statement yesterday that 2017 was almost over therefore Governors and Members of Parliament will receive only K2 million [US$609,000] each, two months of their PSIP and DSIP... + continue reading

Tuesday, 08/15/17

 

Due to staffing changes and ongoing budgetary challenges at the East-West Center, starting this week PIR will be updated only three times a week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday Hawai‘i time). At this time it is unclear if this change will be permanent or only during this uncertain period of transition

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Friday, 09/22/17 - 0 comment(s)

 

Fifteen people accused of trying to form a sovereign Christian state in Fiji have been convicted of sedition. Justice Aruna Althange made the decision in the High Court at Lautoka... + continue reading

Opinion

Tuesday, 07/25/17 - 0 comment(s)

 

Just a week and a half after the French Polynesian marae, Taputapuatea on the island of Raiatea, has been ...

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

Links

Tuesday, 08/08/17 - 0 comment(s)

 

The release of transcripts from U.S. President Trump's telephone call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull show, according to NYT Columnist Roger Cohen, "how... + continue reading

Video & Audio

Wednesday, 08/02/17 - 0 comment(s)

 

To celebrate 50 years of Peace Corps in Samoa, the programme developed a series of legacy videos to share the stories of the impact left behind by volunteers. The first video... + continue reading