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  • 04
  • Oct


WASHINGTON, D.C.—Twenty Pacific Island countries and territories will soon have access to significantly stronger data about renewable energy options through the Sustainable Energy Industry Development Project.

  • 04
  • Oct

NADI, (FIJI AIRWAYS) --- Fiji Airways yesterday announced that all business class passengers travelling on flights operated by its B737 fleet will be offered iPads for in-flight entertainment (IFE) with pre-loaded movies, TV shows and music.

  • 04
  • Oct

A European warning to Taiwan for failing to manage its fleet’s fishing activities in the Pacific and other oceans and curb illegal fishing is a welcome step forward in the protection of fish stocks plundered by distant water fishing fleet, including Taiwanese fishing vessels, Greenpeace says.

  • 04
  • Oct

Islands States from the Pacific and Caribbean took to the podium of the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, to call for urgent action on climate change, with one leader warning that their people and culture face “potential genocide” from rising seas.

  • 04
  • Oct

The Australia West Papua Association (AWPA) condemns the shooting of two high school students in Timika on Monday the 28 September by the Indonesian security forces.

  • 04
  • Oct

Māori Television’s Native Affairs story on West Papua was the first New Zealand television crew allowed into the Indonesian-ruled Melanesian region in 50 years.

  • 04
  • Oct

The European Commission has  confirmed its zero tolerance policy against illegal fishing worldwide by warning the Comoros and Taiwan that they risk being identified as uncooperative countriesin the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

  • 01
  • Oct

SUVA,  (UNICEF/UNFPA/WHO/DFAT) - Three Pacific Island countries using integrated approaches to health delivery for women, new-borns, children and adolescents will benefit from a nearly AU$7 million UN Joint Programme announced in New York as part of a meeting of Pacific Foreign Ministers.

  • 01
  • Oct

NAURU has joined the Marshall Islands and Tuvalu to become the third country in the Pacific to ban the controversial practice of transshipping.

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  • Sep

NADI, (PACNEWS) ---- The Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) has called on the Tuna Commission to include fisheries observers in all transhipments taking place in the high seas.

  • 25
  • Sep

NADI, (RNZI) --- The Pacific Islands Tuna Industry Association (PITIA) is calling for a balance to be struck between industry partners and fisheries managers and regulators in the region.

  • 25
  • Sep

SUVA, (SPC) --- Given the significance of agriculture to the Pacific region, a workshop currently underway in Suva aims to assist Pacific governments to better plan and target public spending on agriculture and to increase value for money in public agriculture expenditure.

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