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  • 16
  • Feb

A Masters student of The University of the South Pacific (USP) has been selected by the Institute of Research Development (IRD) in Noumea, New Caledonia to participate in an oceanographic cruise from 8-22 March 2016.

  • 16
  • Feb

SUVA,  (IUCN) - Oceans play a major role in the lives of all Pacific islanders and the future of the Pacific lies in her oceans and the future of the oceans lie with her youth.

  • 08
  • Feb

MAJURO, (MARIANAS VARIETY) --- As Pacific fisheries officials gather in Nadi, Fiji from Monday for a three-day series of meeting focused on the future of a tuna treaty with the United States, the head of a powerful island fisheries bloc says the U.S. treaty is a “distraction” taking valuable time away from managing the fishing industry.

  • 08
  • Feb

NADI, (FIJI TIMES) --- The task of bringing more than 1500 Taiwanese tourists to Fiji has not been easy, says Rosie Holidays managing director Tony Whitton.

  • 08
  • Feb

NUKU'ALOFA, (KANIVA NEWS) ---- A Tongan national was appointed as Asian Development Bank’s director for Cambodia effective 01 February.

  • 08
  • Feb

SUVA, (FBC NEWS) --- Fiji's Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has stated that workers are given the freedom to join any trade unions.

  • 08
  • Feb

SUVA, (PIANGO) --- The Pacific Islands Association of Non Government Organisations is pleased to announce its support to the Fiji Council of Social Services (FCOSS) and Fiji non-governmental organisations, in their effort to develop a Minimum Code of Standards for civil society organisations effectiveness.

  • 01
  • Feb

For the first time in Vanuatu’s political history since 1980, three Kalsakau brothers from the same parents hailing from Ifira, Efate, have been elected MPs, according to provisional results.

  • 27
  • Jan

The international television channel ‘Australia Plus’ recently launched Cinema Pasifika, a new series of five half hour programmes, showcasing short films from the Pacific Islands region.

  • 18
  • Jan

THE Fijian economy is at its peak with a low expectancy of a downturn in the next few years.

  • 17
  • Jan

AMERICAN boats are set to be locked out of the world’s best tuna-fishing waters after ­reneging on a deal with 17 Pacific states, amid a slump in prices for the fish sold in cans in supermarkets all over the US.

  • 17
  • Jan

AS Pacific countries and top fishing authorities race against time to try to resolve an impasse with the US tuna fleet, there are growing calls for a more flexible and permanent solution.

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