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PNG steps up prep for Pacific Games

Fifty athletes are at camp at the National Sporting Institute in Goroka, Eastern Highlands in preparation for the Pacific Games.

Preparation for 2015 Pacific Games intact: CEO

PORT MORESBY - The PNG Games Organising Committee (GOC) which is responsible for the delivery of the 2015 Pacific Games to be held in Port Moresby is very confident that the event will be delivered as planned.

17 teams earmarked to represent country in Pacific Games

Solomon Islands will be participating in 17 games of the 28 sports that have been set for the pacific games in Papua New Guinea, this year.

ABC: Lawyers for Papua New Guinea's prime minister Peter O'Neill will question the jurisdiction of a tribunal set up to investigate allegations of misconduct in office.

Four Tahiti parties to be deregistered

RNZI: Official records in French Polynesia show that four political parties have ceased to be recognised because of a lack of accountability.

OPMC defends revocation of Bingtang’s license

The Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet has described the statement by the Office of the Leader of Opposition questioning the Democratic Coalition for Change Government’s revocation of Bingtang Borneo’s mining lease for Rennell-Bellona Province as naïve.

Media personnel told to educate people about Family Protection Act

MEDIA is a powerful tool in advocating and informing people, media workers told during workshop on violence against women.  

New Caledonia presidential election deferred indefinitely

RNZI: Reports from New Caledonia say today's planned presidential election has been deferred indefinitely as the deadlock within the dominant anti-independence camp continues.

Neighbours brace for cyclones

NEIGHBOURING Fiji is bracing for a possibility of two tropical cyclones predicted to hit the Island nation between the November to April cyclone season with one possibly reaching category three.

Small islands to get worst of Southwest Pacific cyclone season

WELLINGTON, (XINHUA) --- The southwest Pacific Ocean expects an average number of tropical cyclones to strike this season, but some small island nations will fare worst, according to a New Zealand government forecast on Wednesday.