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  • 17
  • Aug

The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE) will open its Tourism & Hospitality Centre in Namaka, Nadi tomorrow - 18 August 2017. This new facility is an investment of FJ$1.3million.

  • 11
  • Aug

As the world marks the 70th anniversary of duty‐free this year, Fiji is not far behind with this milestone achievement – thanks to the Motibhai Group which has been the pioneer operator at the Nadi International Airport since 1971.

  • 10
  • Aug

RNZI: Papua New Guinea's prime minister Peter O'Neill has unveiled his cabinet, featuring a mix of new and old hands on key ministerial portfolios.

  • 08
  • Jun

DISCARDED or abandoned fishing gear, also known as ghost gear, is responsible for at least one-tenth of all marine debris.

  • 09
  • Dec

FFA --- Solomon Islands has listed five key issues the Tuna Commission needs to take decisive action on during this week's 13th WCPFC meeting underway in Fiji.

  • 01
  • Dec Pacific has called on the Australian Government to rapidly cease the extraction and burning of fossil fuels if they genuinely care about the plight of the Pacific Islands affected by climate change, rather than just the offering of flowery language and congratulations.

  • 15
  • Nov

RNZI: The Fiji High Court in Lautoka is due to hear submissions of mitigation for eight former police officers and a military officer convicted of rape.

  • 05
  • Sep

SPC: Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna – To stem the non-communicable diseases (NCD) crisis in Wallis and Futuna, community leaders have committed to declare public community areas smoke-free and to cultivate gardens to promote consumption of healthy local foods.

  • 01
  • Sep

SPC: Honolulu, Hawai’i – The world’s largest conservation congress kicks-off today in Hawai’i and the Pacific Community has joined over 8,000 global leaders and decision-makers from government, civil society, indigenous groups, business and academia, to garner support for stronger action towards a sustainable future.

  • 26
  • Aug

Auckland, New Zealand – The Pacific Community’s Director-General, Dr Colin Tukuitonga, has been honoured with a Life Award from the Pasifika Medical Association in recognition of his outstanding contribution and active commitment towards improving Pacific health services and training.

  • 28
  • Jul

The Australia-Pacific Technical College (APTC) is contributing towards the development of skilled workers in targeted sectors across the Pacific, including those in Small Island States such as Kiribati.

  • 27
  • Jul

SUVA, (FIJIAN GOVT) - Fijian Minister for Foreign Affairs RatuInoke Kubuabola opened the new Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) Office in Suva Tuesday.

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