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  • 17
  • Jun

A SENIOR delegation of Indonesian officials and delegates of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua met Thursday in a move instigated by the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG).

  • 17
  • Jun

PACIFIC education leaders from Papua New Guinea, Samoa and Solomon Islands have gathered in Nadi this week for the presentation and discussion of benchmarked education results.

  • 17
  • Jun

A RESPECTED former Fijian judge has told a human rights forum that legislation is only part of the solution to ending domestic violence in the Pacific region.

  • 17
  • Jun

THE Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat will send a mission to observe the 2016 elections in Nauru on 9th July.

  • 17
  • Jun

FIJI’S Ambassador for Climate Change and Oceans Amena Yauvoli was formally endorsed by the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) as its director-general.

  • 16
  • Jun

Port Moresby (The National) - AN economist says disruptions to business operations by public protests may incur additional costs to business operators.

  • 16
  • Jun

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) - The Fijian Government is working on ways to assist people who already received Micro and Small Business Grants (MSBG), but suffered damage in the aftermath of Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston.

  • 16
  • Jun

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) - The Papua New Guinea Government’s immediate task is to salvage the 2016 academic year at State-run universities which have been hit by protests and boycott of classes by students for more than one month, Chief Secretary Isaac Lupari said Wednesday.

  • 15
  • Jun

A new survey about asbestos awareness in the Pacific islands has revealed that six in ten people, aged under 30 years, admit to having little or no knowledge about the dangerous mineral and its associated health risks.

  • 14
  • Jun

PORT VILA, (VANUATU DAILY POST) - The Vanuatu Ambassador to Brussels, Roy Mickey Joy, says the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) is too politicised, has lost its Melanesian integrity and what it stood for.

  • 13
  • Jun

SUVA,  (FAO/UN WOMEN) - Around 1,000 women market vendors - farmers who were adversely affected by Tropical Cyclone Winston have received agriculture supplies that will help in their efforts to replant their crops. The produce will eventually be sold to market.

  • 13
  • Jun

SUVA,  (RNZI) - A United Nations official says HIV infections in the Pacific are going down, but there's still a long way to go.

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