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  • 09
  • Nov

In September world leaders adopted the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda to succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). According to the 2015 Pacific Regional MDGs Tracking report, Forum island countries made considerable progress towards achieving the goals but challenges remain.

  • 03
  • Nov

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) - Bank South Pacific (BSP) will embark on one of the biggest Go Green clean-up events yet, involving hundreds of students across Papua New Guinea and five Pacific Island nations.

  • 03
  • Nov

AUCKLAND,  (RNZI) - A New Zealand chocolate maker says cocoa from Pacific countries can rival that from Central and South America but needs more support from chocolate makers.

  • 02
  • Nov

The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) new Kiribati Campus construction has been completed and will be officially opened by the President of Kiribati, His Excellency Mr Anote Tong today.

  • 31
  • Oct

PORT Moresby is fast becoming a regional sporting hub as the most highly anticipated tournament on the 2016 OFC calendar, the OFC Nations Cup, becomes the latest in a growing list of major events to be held in the Papua New Guinea capital.

  • 30
  • Oct

NATIONAL Disaster Management officers from 15 Pacific Island countries gather in Fiji on Friday to review their successes and challenges in preparing for, responding to and recovering from disasters in the region, such as Cyclone Pam.

  • 30
  • Oct

PACIFIC Islands tourism operators will have a chance to market and promote their products at the World Trade Market 2015 at the ExCel in London from November 2-5.

  • 27
  • Oct

SUVA, (UN NEWS CENTRE) - Amid growing fears that the irregular climatic activities of El Niño will result in severe weather events across the hazard-prone region of small islands and atolls in the Pacific, the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) Monday addressed a gathering in Suva, Fiji, of disaster reduction and humanitarian response partners from across the region at a joint programme of events around regional resilience to disasters and emergency management.

  • 26
  • Oct

The university’s administration office says the installation of the system was a clear testament to the DWU paperless policy.

  • 23
  • Oct

THE jailed Vanuatu Members of Parliament are unlikely to be granted bail before their appeal is heard on or after November 9.

  • 22
  • Oct

The National, PNG - WEST New Britain’s small oil palm growers are feeling the effects of the long dry spell in low fruit harvests and a slump in market price for palm oil.

  • 19
  • Oct

SUVA, (FBC NEWS/FIJI TIMES) --- Climate scientists say the El Nino Effect will continue to have a major influence on the climate and ocean for the rest of this year and much of 2016.

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