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10:22 pm GMT+12, 27/02/2017
 
The Papua New Guinea Supreme Court bench will make its ruling this Friday on whether it will grant interim orders to stop parliament from further debating the proposed amendments to increase election nomination fees and election petition security fees.   Prime Minister Peter O’Neill argues that the Supreme Court does not have the power to intervene in Parliament’s deliberations on the proposed increases in poll » read more
 
Queen Mother's body arrives in Tonga Grieving Tongans sing as Queen mother's body is carried onto plane for final journey home
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Feature News
SDGs could draw on Pacific 'gems'
10:25 pm GMT+12, 27/02/2017, Fiji
By Vani Catanasiga   What really is the big fuss about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?   This, and the question of its connection to putting food on the table, are probably foremost on the minds of ordinary Pacific islanders when development stakeholders talk Read more

New report highlights the forgotten plight of SABL affected communities
 As the  Papua New Guinea Prime Minister  Peter O’Neill continues to dela
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In Geneva, UN urges upholding human rights amid rising populism and extremism
 Disregard for human rights is a “disease,” United Nations Secretary-General
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Youth of Solomon Islands urged to think about future
The youth of Solomon Islands have been challenged to think seriously about what kind of future
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Fiji’s role in UN ocean conference is crucial
Fiji Sun interview with the Fijian Minister for Fisheries Semi Koroilavesau on the Preparatory
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Business News
Showdown in Indonesia brings world’s biggest gold mine to standstill
7:02 pm GMT+12, 27/02/2017, Indonesia
The American mining company Freeport-McMoRan has brought the world's biggest gold mine, in the Indonesian province of West Papua, to a standstill.   The corporation is butting heads with the Indonesian government over protectionist mining regulations. And now that Freeport has Read more

No Air Vanuatu CEO yet
A new Chief executive office for the national flag carrier, Air Vanuatu, is expected to be app
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IFC supports professional women in the Solomon Islands to get ‘LinkedIn’
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is helping women from the newly-formed Solomon Islands
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Digicel to cut 25 percent of workforce
Denis O’Brien’s Digicel telecoms group is shedding more than 1,500 jobs over the n
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Ivan Fong appointed ATH’s Chief Executive
Ivan Fong has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer for Amalgamated Telecom Holdings (
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Sports News
Soccer split dire: PNG Sports Minister
10:28 pm GMT+12, 27/02/2017, Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea Sports Minister Justin Tkatchenko says the only course of action to resolve the split in soccer in the country is for Fifa to intervene.   At present, the duly-recognised soccer governing body in Papua New Guinea is the PNG Football Association headed by David Chung, Read more

Fiji 7s team thirst for victory
 No one is craving more for a win in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series then Vodafone nat
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Fiji 7s team named for Las Vegas & Vancouver 7s
Vodafone Fiji 7s Coach, Gareth Baber and the Fiji Rugby Union has named the team that will rep
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Victorious Vanuatu qualifies for World Cricket League Division 5
Vanuatu will return to the ICC’s World Cricket League Division 5 after beating Fiji by s
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Wellington take Group B lead in OFC Champions League
Team Wellington have got an early jump on their OFC Champions League rivals in Group B with a
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