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  • 11
  • Aug

HONIARA, (FFA) - Pacific Island Parties (PIPs) to the treaty on fisheries with the United States have reached agreement on an Interim Arrangement of the Treaty that will enable US tuna purse seine fishing vessels to fish in the waters of the Parties in 2016.

  • 09
  • Aug

PORT MORESBY  (POST COURIER) - A proposed law on a cross media ownership is currently being worked on by the government of Papua New Guinea.

  • 09
  • Aug

SUVA, (VACCINE NEWS) - Two grants, amounting to US$17 million , have been granted to the U.N. Development Programme (UNDP) as well as the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in the Pacific Region.

  • 09
  • Aug

   Majuro:  The one-year transitional arrangement for United States vessels for 2016 is a “positive development reflecting the value of rights-based fisheries management” for the Pacific islands, said the CEO of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) today.

  • 07
  • Aug

RNZI: Nuclear test refugees from Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands are now fleeing the effects of climate change on their second home, Kili Island.

  • 07
  • Aug

UK publisher offers to assist primary teachers and students here

  • 07
  • Aug

PACNEWS - INCREASED regional awareness of alleged violence and human rights violations in West Papua has convinced the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat’s Specialist Sub-Committee on Regionalism (SSCR) to recommend that it becomes one of the five priority issues to be the agenda of the Pacific Forum Leaders when they meet in Papua New Guinea next month.

  • 07
  • Aug

PACNEWS - PACIFIC Islands Forum Leaders are expected to make a strong political statement on addressing cervical cancer on women and girls in the Pacific, when they meet in Port Moresby next month.

  • 07
  • Aug

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  • 06
  • Aug

SAN DIEGO & Brisbane, AUSTRALIA — South Pacific Tuna Company executives participating in the South Pacific Tuna Treaty negotiations this week in Brisbane, Australia, are reporting that at the conclusion of the three-day convening, the parties failed to reach an agreement that would renew the South Pacific Tuna Treaty.

  • 06
  • Aug

BRISBANE, (UNDERCURRENT NEWS) - A longstanding treaty between the United States and Pacific island nations could help in the global fight against human trafficking in the seafood sector, US tuna fleet leaders told Undercurrent News.

  • 06
  • Aug

RNZI: The cost of the devastation exacted by typhoon Soudelor in the Northern Marianas is expected to exceed $US20 million.

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