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  • 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.

  • 05
  • Aug

SUVA, (FBCNEWS) - Bank South Pacific (BSP) Country managers from Samoa, Cook Islands, Solomon Islands and Tonga met in Suva to work closely with BSP Fiji.

  • 05
  • Aug

ISLANDS BUSINESS - More jobs will be made available to Pacific Island workers in the construction and fishing sectors of New Zealand, the delegation from New Zealand attending this week's PACER Plus trade negotiations in Apia has offered.

  • 05
  • Aug

RNZI: Forty-one Asian fishermen have been detained in Fiji after they were allegedly involved in a brawl at Kings Wharf in Suva.

  • 05
  • Aug

Aug 5, 2015-Savaii, SAMOA: Fifteen chefs from Savaii in Samoa are receiving a once in a lifetime training opportunity with celebrity Chef, Collin Chung in a week-long training in collaboration with the Samoa Tourism Authority.

  • 04
  • Aug

A PACIFIC regional trade network remains unconvinced of the benefits of the free trade agreement – known as PACER-Plus – as the latest round of negotiations begin on Tuesday.

  • 30
  • Jul

BRISBANE,  (SMH) - A tropical depression over the Solomon Islands is being watched closely by meteorologists and climate experts alike in case the deep low pressure system forms into a second rare early season cyclone for the region.

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