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  • May

SUVA, (FBC NEWS) - The South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) Board is expected to announce its new Chief Executive soon.

  • 12
  • May

SUVA, (ANZ) --- ANZ has announced that ANZ point-of-sale (POS) and ATM terminals across nine countries in the Pacific will begin accepting UnionPay cards, enhancing service and convenience for UnionPay cardholders worldwide.

  • 12
  • May

GUAM Governor Eddie Calvo said he is feeling a positive vibe as the island community “comes together” to ensure that the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts is a success.

  • 28
  • Apr

RNZI - Fiji's prime minister, Frank Bainimarama, won't be attending next week's Melanesian Spearhead Group summit in Vanuatu.

  • 27
  • Apr

ABC: Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says Nauru has room for the 850 men who must be moved from the Manus Island detention centre after Papua New Guinea's Supreme Court ruled the detention was illegal.

  • 27
  • Apr

RNZI: The lawyer who successfully argued the Manus Island detention centre in Papua New Guinea was illegal says the refugees have a strong case if they wish to sue for damages.

  • 27
  • Apr

RNZI: Fiji's prime minister, Frank Bainimarama, won't be attending next week's Melanesian Spearhead Group summit in Vanuatu.

  • 18
  • Apr

PNA: The Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) is in safer hands despite the departure of its chief executive officer of six years Dr Transform Aqorau.

  • 06
  • Apr

Pacific economies will grow by an average 3.8 per cent this year; down from 7 per cent last year, mainly because of pressures faced by Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Fiji — the region's largest economies.

  • 06
  • Apr

NELSON, (VOXY) ---Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) is to host a delegation of Pacific island fisheries ministers and agency representatives next week (April 14).

  • 06
  • Apr

NUKU'ALOFA, (MATANGI TONGA) ----A Tongan line mechanic group will be deployed in Fiji to assist with the efforts to repair the damage to the Electricity Distribution Network caused by Tropical Cyclone Winston.

  • 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.

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