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  • Apr

A Sub-Regional Child Labour and Trafficking forum is currently underway at the Tokatoka Hotel in Nadi, Fiji this week.

  • 15
  • Apr

NADI, (FIJI AIRWAYS) - A new codeshare agreement between the national carriers of Fiji and Vanuatu, Fiji Airways and Air Vanuatu will see seven flights a week between the two island nations.

  • 15
  • Apr

WELLINGTON, (XINHUA) --- New Zealand Associate Health Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga will be looking for regional solutions to improve the health of Pacific island people at a regional meeting in Fiji this week.

  • 14
  • Apr

BUKA, (PNG LOOP) - If Bougainville’s caretaker president John Momis is re-elected in next month’s elections his government will immediately begin discussions on re-opening the Panguna mine.

  • 14
  • Apr

Port Vila, Vanuatu – Almost one month after Cyclone Pam came through the archipelago of Vanuatu, the Government-­‐led response is in urgent need of funding to continue basic humanitarian relief efforts such as food, safe drinking water and shelter.

  • 12
  • Apr

West Papua must be given full membership at the Melanesian Spearhead Group, says the Pacific Freedom Forum.

  • 09
  • Apr

TV3 - Nearly four weeks ago an unwanted visitor - Cyclone Pam - arrived in Vanuatu, killing 11 people and devastating livelihoods.

  • 09
  • Apr

RNZI - The Vanuatu government says it is pleased with Russia's offer of assistance with the relief effort after cyclone Pam and says it has asked Russia to assist in the reconstruction phase of the recovery, RNZI reports.

  • 07
  • Apr

RNZI - The leader of the United Nations Disaster Assessment Co-ordination team in Vanuatu says authorities are now moving into a second phase of assessment for the country's long-term recovery after cyclone Pam.

  • 07
  • Apr

POST COURIER - Papua New Guinea's National Fisheries Authority (NFA) has been receiving a lot of good response from corporate agencies and partners in the industry to sponsor the upcoming Pacific Tuna Forum to be held in Fiji.

  • 01
  • Apr

Tokyo, Japan – The Government of Japan has pledged US$600,000 to UNICEF to assist children and families affected by Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu, Kiribati, the Solomon Islands and Tuvalu.

  • 01
  • Apr

Suva, Fjii – Almost 70 new varieties of potato and sweet potato will soon be available to Pacific Island countries and territories, to improve food security across the region.

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