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10:51 pm GMT+12, 27/07/2017
 
By Pita Ligaiula in Noumea, New Caledonia   Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine has called for better coordination between regional CROP agencies (Council of Regional Organisations in the Pacific).     Speaking at the 10th conference of the Pacific Community in Noumea, President Heine says while member countries struggle will limited capacities and resources to implement and respond to urgent, crucial issues, the » read more
 
PM O'Neill congratulates all elected MPs in PNG Ruling PNG party returns highest MP numbers
SPC needs to look beyond traditional donor partners: Nauru President Pacific Community member states urged to join International Atomic Energy Agency
 
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Paris climate deal needs to be politically, not legally, binding
7:56 pm GMT+12, 27/07/2017, France
By Steve Herz   Donald Trump’s announcement that he intends to withdraw the US from the Paris climate agreement has sparked renewed interest in the question of what the agreement actually requires countries to do.   Trump himself was characteristically incoherent in his Read more

Tough backdrop to NZ immigration decision
BusinessNZ has welcomed a compromise on tighter work visa requirements amid evidence that reco
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MASI Plans for the future - call for members to register
The Media Association Solomon Islands (MASI) new Executive Committee met for the first time af
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SPC and SPREP seal partnership for resilient and sustainable Pacific development

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CDC: Compared to other Pacific Islanders in the U.S, Samoans not as healthy
By Fili Sagapolutele   Samoans living in the U.
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Business News
Real Tonga Airlines touches down in Apia
10:58 pm GMT+12, 27/07/2017, Samoa
A test flight from Real Tonga Airlines has touched down at Faleolo International Airport Thursday as it looks to formalise a working relationship with Polynesian Airlines.   The 1 hour and 20 minutes flight from Vava’u brought to Samoa a delegation of more than 20 employees Read more

Huawei at Center of Pacific Cable Spat
Huawei has run into trouble yet again with Australian authorities -- this time over a subsea c
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PACER Plus could erode social services in Pacific says CTU
New Zealand's Council of Trade Unions said removal of trade tariffs in the Pacific would t
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Cooperation to strengthen safeguarding of Fiji Maritime boundaries
The Royal Fiji Navy has commended the services offered by the Royal New Zealand Navy Inshore P
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PNG key growth sectors remain underdeveloped
The Business Council of PNG is looking forward to see that the economy base of the country is
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Sports News
RWC Sevens 2018 fans urged not to miss out following strong first week of ticket sales
8:07 pm GMT+12, 27/07/2017, United States
As excitement builds, more than 40,000 tickets have been sold in the first seven days to fans in each of the 50 states as well as from 36 countries around the world.   Organisers of Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 today announced strong initial ticket sales and urged fans who plan to attend Read more

Fiji 7s coach says captain's departure an "opportunity" for others
Fiji sevens coach Gareth Baber said the departure of captain Osea Kolinisau presents an opport
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St George Illawarra Dragons in move to stage landmark home NRL game in Fiji
St George Illawarra are in talks to take an NRL game outside of Australia and New Zealand for
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Fiji 7s captain Osea Kolinisau signs for US-based team
Fiji's Olympic gold medal winning sevens captain Osea Kolinisau has signed with the Housto
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Jarryd Hayne eyes strong Fijian squad
Jarryd Hayne is shaping up as the most expensive player to ever turn out for a second-tier nat
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