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Too many fishing boats in Fiji

There are simply too many ships fishing within Fiji waters for too little tuna stocks.

Cruise ship could be needed for historic SIDS conference in Samoa

A cruise ship could be brought in if enough accommodation can not be found when Samoa hosts the Small Island Developing States conference in September.

PINA board re- elected

Pacific Islands News Association (PINA) president Moses Stevens from Vanuatu, is in for his third term as the PINA president.

Nautilus ends deal with PNG govt

Nautilus Minerals Limited which is currently operating the world’s first Sea Bed Mining in Papua New Guinea has announced, it is terminating its agreement with the State of PNG.

ANZ Asian Business Centre launched in Fiji

ANZ has announced the launch of the ANZ Asian Business Centre in Fiji, marking a first for Fiji and the Pacific.

Fulton College opens new campus

A new era began for Fulton College last Wednesday as approximately 600 people gathered to celebrate the opening of the Sabeto campus by General Conference president Dr Ted Wilson and Fiji Education minister Filipe Bole.

An additional one million dollars has been allocated for renewable energy activities in the Cook Islands, Kiribati and Samoa under PIGGAREP+, a Pacific regional project to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through renewable energy activities. 

National Heritage site managers regional training course

National heritage site managers from around the region meet in Suva this week for a regional training course on world heritage sites management in the Pacific.  

PNG police say locals were not involved in attacks on asylum seekers

RNZI: The Papua New Guinea police say it has not had any reports of Manus island locals being involved in attacks on asylum seekers in Canberra's off-shore processing camp.

US lauds gas project in PNG

United States Congressman and chair of the Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on National Security Homeland Defence and Foreign Operations in the House of Representative Jason Chaffetz has thanked the Papua New Guinea government for its ongoing support of the PNG LNG project.