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8:44 pm GMT+12, 06/12/2018
 
By Pita Ligaiula in Waikiki, Hawaii   Proposals on important measures for albacore tuna – the most important tuna for temperate Pacific countries - are expected to be prioritised by Pacific nations at this year’s Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii next week.   Last year the meeting in Manila, Philippines, failed to reach agreement on Albacore » read more
 
‘Tuna diplomacy’ is one of the game-changers for the Pacific West Papua independence leader urges calm after killings
COP24: A million lives could be saved by 2050 through climate action, UN health agency reveals UN climate finance rules ‘dragging’ amid fight over who reports what
 
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Pacific Island Countries Demonstrate Leadership on Climate Finance
8:56 pm GMT+12, 06/12/2018, Poland
Pacific island countries have demonstrated leadership and a strong commitment to enhancing their ability to access and manage climate change finance.   Speaking at a climate change finance event during the COP24 meetings in Poland this week, representatives from Samoa, Cook Islands, Read more

Bougainville’s tinderbox threatens to reignite
By Alan Boyd Foreign mining companies are jostling for exploration rights
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The Pacific and Koronivia Pavilion is officially open!
The Pacific and Koronivia Pavilion has opened its doors at the Twenty-fourth Conference of the
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Negotiating Ambitious Global Climate Action at COP24
By: Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat in Katowice, Poland &
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Four things the UN chief wants world leaders to know, at key COP24 climate conference opening
During the UN COP24 Climate Change Conference grand opening on Monday, Secretary-General Ant&o
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New inter-atoll ferry for Tokelau
8:51 pm GMT+12, 06/12/2018, Tokelau
New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters today formally gifted Tokelau with a new vessel to serve as a small passenger ferry between the country’s three atolls.   “The new inter-atoll vessel will serve as the country’s first purpose-built emergency response Read more

Agreements signed to bring Reliable, Renewable Electricity to Solomon Islands
 The World Bank Group has welcomed the signing of a series of key agreements which will h
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Plans underway in Fiji to implement sweeping hourly wage rises
The Fijian Government is now undertaking a comprehensive review of hourly wage rates with the
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Production and sale of bilum for locals only, says IPA official
The production and sale of the bilum is “reserved” for locals, according to Papua
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PNA CEO emphasises PNA-FFA collaboration for WCPFC
Following the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) officials’ session Sunday, the Pacifi
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Sports News
Solomon Islands 2023 Pacific Games - Moving Forward
9:13 pm GMT+12, 06/12/2018, Solomon Islands
-From December 6th to 7th, members of the Government of Solomon Islands, the Honiara City Council, the National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) and the Pacific Games Council (PGC) participated in the inaugural meeting of the Solomon Islands 2023 Pacific Games National Hosting Read more

Pacific Super Rugby bid comes up short
A proposed Pacific-based Super Rugby team is effectively dead in the water after failing to fi
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Mini-series finds its Jonah Lomu in young Tongan actor
An upcoming miniseries about Jonah Lomu has cast aspiring Tongan actor Mosese Veaila to fill t
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'They don't want us to be too competitive': Tonga coach Toutai Kefu laments 'lost' team
'They don't want us to be too competitive': To
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Tonga U20 proves too strong for hosts Samoa 16 - 12
An early yellow card to their loose head prop wasn’t enough to stop Tonga putting the fi
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