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  • 27
  • May

PORT VILA, ( VANUATU DAILY POST) - A bilateral deal negotiated between New Guinea and Vanuatu in the corridors of the PALM 7 meeting in Japan may get into air shortly.

  • 27
  • May

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) - Papua New Guinea New Guinea is not broke – that’s official and from Finance Minister James Marape.

  • 27
  • May

Apia, Samoa – The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and the European Union will establish a community of practice for Pacific Islands’ policy officers and legislative drafters involved in deep sea minerals.

  • 26
  • May

The Festival of Pacific Arts Coordinating Committee, along with Governor Eddie Baza Calvo, FestPac Coordinating Committee Honorary Chairwoman First Lady Christine Calvo, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB), the Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities (CAHA) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) has announced that on Friday marks exactly one year until the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts (FestPac) officially begins.

  • 26
  • May

Japan over the weekend announced a new US$450 million (SBD$3.5 billion) funding package for the Pacific region for the next three years.

  • 26
  • May

IWAKI, (PACNEWS) - Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has supported Indonesia's bid to become an associate member of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG).

  • 26
  • May

SUVA, (RADIO AUSTRALIA) - High rates of domestic violence, including brutality against pregnant women, in the South Pacific have been documented in a new UNICEF report.

  • 26
  • May


Suva, Fiji – For the past ten months, Pacific Island countries and territories have enjoyed falling petroleum prices but there are indications that the region should prepare for rising fuel prices.

  • 26
  • May

SUVA, (PNG LOOP) - Papua New Guinea Fisheries and Marine Resources Minister Mao Zeming has called on countries that reap billions of dollars from the Pacific’s tuna resource to do more to promote sustainability and create opportunities for the people in region.

  • 20
  • May

NADI, FIJI  – As the Pacific conference on Ending Violence Against Children came to a close yesterday, UNICEF East Asia Pacific Regional Director, Mr. Daniel Toole reminded delegates that  “Raising awareness about violence is not about blame, it is about healing the whole family, encouraging mutual respect between children and adults, building stronger families and ultimately stronger communities.”

  • 19
  • May

The Commonwealth Youth Gender and Equality Network meeting in Malta, sponsored by the Australian Government, has called for more action on domestic violence in the Commonwealth.

  • 19
  • May

SUVA, (FIJI LIVE) - The first Fijians to participate in Australia’s Seasonal Worker Program will depart for Australia tomorrow.