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  • 31
  • Mar

Suva, Fiji – Coastal hazard experts from the Pacific Community (SPC) have surveyed wind and wave damage from tropical cyclone Winston in more than 40 communities across the provinces of Bua, Cakaudrove, and Lomaiviti in Fiji last week, producing detailed data that will have immediate and long-term benefits for Fiji and the region.

  • 18
  • Mar

Majuro, Marshall Islands: As the Pacific’s dominant fisheries bloc gears for its annual policy meeting in Kiribati later this month, the over-riding theme for the 10-day gathering is “how to enhance control of the fishery,” said the group’s chief executive officer.

  • 15
  • Mar

SUVA, (FIJI TV) --- A total of $208.3 million (US$100 million) is the final damage assessment to the agriculture sector in Fiji.

  • 10
  • Mar

RNZI: Kiribati's Chief Justice Sir John Muria has officially declared Taneti Maamau as the new president of Kiribati.

  • 29
  • Feb

SUVA,  (FBC NEWS) - Fijian Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Faiyaz Siddiq Koya, has reiterated his warning to traders to refrain from engaging in price gouging and other unfair trade practices.

  • 29
  • Feb

Suva (Fiji Sun) - Fiji Airways last week donated $1 million towards the Prime Minister’s National Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation Fund to assist those affected by Cyclone Winston.

  • 29
  • Feb

Suva, Fiji - The European Union (EU) will provide an initial FJ$ 10 million through the Pacific Community (SPC) to complement the Fijian Government's efforts in relief, recovery and rehabilitation following the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Winston.

  • 27
  • Feb

Australia West Papua Association (AWPA) has written to Foreign Minister Julie Bishop concerning the intimidation of West Papuan representatives from the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) and other activists who attended the opening of an office in the town of Wamena in the Papuan highlands on the 15 February.

  • 27
  • Feb

The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, Pacific Sub-Regional Office has provided through the Fiji Ministry for Health and Medical Services a first batch of 200 emergency dignity kits, which are packed specifically for women to ensure reproductive health needs are addressed.

  • 25
  • Feb

Port Vila, Vanuatu – A new project that will draw upon local community knowledge and expertise in North Efate to better manage coastal resources has been launched today by the Pacific Community (SPC) and Vanuatu stakeholders.

  • 22
  • Feb

RNZI: The Vanuatu Met Office has issued a Tropical Cyclone Warning for Tafea province.

  • 21
  • Feb

Suva (Fiji Times) - PRIME Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has assured the nation that the Government is working hard to keep Fijians as updated as possible on the restoration process following the ravage caused by Hurricane Winston.

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