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  • 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.

  • 30
  • Jul

ABC: A LOCAL woman who lives across from the site of Mount Isa's fatal caravan explosion in Queensland, Australia has described the moment she fled the scene with her two-year-old twins in her arms.

  • 29
  • Jul

MAJURO, MARSHALL ISLANDS – An Asian Development Bank (ADB)-assisted pilot project with financing from Japan is using an innovative new education tool to boost literacy and numeracy development in the North Pacific.

  • 27
  • Jul

Suva (Fiji Times) - CREW members of Fiji's Uto ni Yalo are getting ready for their next big voyage to Bougainville, Papua New Guinea and Wellington in New Zealand.

  • 21
  • Jul

RNZI: The court hearing for Nauru's Roland Kun has again been delayed after the Nauru government refused to waive certain formalities for the opposition MP's overseas lawyer.

  • 16
  • Jul

SAMOA OBSERVER - With the paint barely dry on the new signage covering the Westpac brand, the Bank of the South Pacific (BSP) in Samoa has hit a small speed bump, according to customers.
 

  • 16
  • Jul

SUVA, FIJI (15 July, 2015) – A new joint Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) study launched in Suvay, outlines ways in which the Pacific region can do more to tap opportunities arising from strong economic growth in Asia.

  • 16
  • Jul

TALAMUA ONLINE - The Recognized Seasonal Employers (RSE) scheme should be extended to include other trades.

  • 12
  • Jul

Suva, Fiji (SPC) – In a timely gesture, two more television stations in the Pacific Island region will soon be airing the Secretariat of the Pacific Community’s flagship TV show, The Pacific Way.

  • 12
  • Jul

PACIFIC SCOOP - Vanuatu’s Prime Minister, Sato Kilman, has spoken for the first time since being voted back into office three weeks ago and the vote by the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Leaders Summit on the West Papuan application for membership at their meeting in Honiara, Solomon Islands, nearly two weeks ago.

  • 30
  • Jun

FUNAFUTI, (FFA) - Pacific ministers for Fisheries from all corners of the region arrived in Tuvalu’s capital Funafuti on the weekend to join local communities for a traditional Sunday to’onai feast. The family-style feast, hosted by Tuvalu’s Minister for Fisheries, Elisala Pita has set the tone for a similarly rich discussion at the 11th Fisheries Ministerial, from 30th June to 1 July.