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  • 16
  • Jul

(PASIFIK NEWS) - Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai says the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) has failed the people of West Papua.

  • 16
  • Jul

PACNEWS - Reports of arrests of West Papuans by Indonesian security forces have increased in numbers since Thursday, as many gathered in anticipation of the Melanesian Spearhead Group decision on the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) membership.

  • 16
  • Jul

WELLINGTON, 15 JULY 2016 (RNZ) -- The  New Zealand government is being warned to prepare for an impending stream of refugees from the Pacific as low-lying atolls are swamped by sea-level rise over the coming decades.

  • 15
  • Jul

Media experts from around the Pacific region held a series of discussion panels at the preconference leading up to the World Journalism Education Congress held at the Auckland University of Technology this week.

  • 13
  • Jul

The Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Secretariat is undergoing a major organizational restructure under the leadership of its new Director-General, Mr Amena Yauvoli as part of measures to address its precarious financial situation and ensure efficiency in carrying its mandates.

  • 11
  • Jul

Port Vila, Vanuatu – Vanuatu’s newly rehabilitated National Freshwater Aquaculture Centre which was severely damaged by Tropical Cyclone Pam last year, was officially re-opened in Port Vila on Friday (8 July).

  • 11
  • Jul

FIJI SUN - TOEA Wisil became Paciifc Island nations’ first female track and field athlete to qualify on merit for this year’s Rio Olympics.

  • 09
  • Jul

(LOOP PNG) - A consultative Committee for missing persons has now been set up on Bougainville following the Bougainvie Executive Council passing the policy in 2014.

  • 09
  • Jul

SUVA, 08 JULY 2016 (PCC) - The Pacific Conference of Churches will support a formal legal complaint to the UN Human Rights Council on human rights violations by Indonesia in West Papua.

  • 09
  • Jul

RNZI: Polling stations are now open in Nauru for the 2016 general election.

  • 07
  • Jul

The 23rd Chancellor of The University of the South Pacific (USP) will be the Prime Minister of Cook Islands, Honourable Henry Puna, who has been appointed to serve in the role from 1 July, 2016 for a term of one year.

  • 07
  • Jul

PORT VILA, (VANUATU DAILY POST) - The Ministers of Fisheries from Vanuatu, Samoa and the Federate States of Micronesia (FSM) have put pens to paper Wednesday agreeing on the certain technical priorities that they want the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) to deliver for the next three years.

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