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  • 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.

  • 27
  • Jul

TAIPEI, (CENTRAL NEWS AGENCY) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday expressed appreciation to Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare for his country's solid and long-term support of Taiwan in the international community.

  • 27
  • Jul

PORT VILA, (VANUATU DAILY POST) - Melanesia is resource rich but the quality of life in the region is poor.

  • 27
  • Jul

PORT VILA, (RNZI) - Vanuatu's prime minister said the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) must unite to overcome divisions over the question of membership in the group for West Papuans.

  • 27
  • Jul

AN Asian Development Bank report on Pacific island economies recognizes the Parties to the Nauru Agreement’s vessel day scheme (VDS) as “an outstanding global example of coastal states taking control of a fishery based on highly migratory stocks” that resulted in a more than tripling of revenue to PNA members from 2010 to 2014.

  • 26
  • Jul

THE first winner of the South Pacific Specialist programme 2016 has been announced by the South Pacific Tourism Organization (SPTO) in Suva, Fiji. Ms. Felicity Alquist of GO Holiday New Zealand is the winner of the newly introduced South Pacific Specialists programme by the South Pacific Tourism Organization (SPTO) as part of its marketing strategies.

  • 19
  • Jul

 

More private sector investment is needed to sustain growth and create jobs in Fiji, Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Vice President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, Mr Bambang Susantono, told participants attending the Pacific Update Conference 2016.

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