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9:16 pm GMT+12, 18/04/2019
 
Vanuatu Commissioner of Police Albert Nalpini, has been sacked.   President Obed Moses Tallis made the Order of Nalpini’s removal on Tuesday 16 April, 2019 following advice from the Police Service Commission and consultation with the Minister of Internal Affairs, Andrew Napuat.   The Order was made in accordance with Subsection 7 A (1) of the Police Act [CAP 105] and section 21 of the Interpretation Act [CAP » read more
 
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Follow the money: how foreign aid spending tells of Pacific priorities
9:21 pm GMT+12, 18/04/2019, Australia
Donor countries, be it Australia or China, illustrate their regional interests by where they choose to put their cash.     Alexandre Dayant   The Pacific, when measured by aid inflows as a proportion of GDP, is the most aid-dependent region in the world. Geographic Read more

Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency
Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 mil
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Young Fiji feminist election to CIVICUS board a huge achievement: FCOSS
Young Fijian feminist advocate, Betty Barkha’s appointment to the Global civil society a
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CTI Seminar report out! Promoting humane laws and practices in the Pacific
The Convention against Torture Initiative (CTI) today releases its report of the high-level re
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Documentary focuses on challenges of parenting in the smart age
By Jared Koli   A documentary film highlighting
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Business News
Cook Islands Finance Minister rejects more cash for Agriculture
9:17 pm GMT+12, 18/04/2019, Cook Islands
Suggestions for millions more dollars to be put into the agriculture appropriation in the Budget is a wrong call, says Cook Islands finance minister Mark Brown.   Brown, who is also the deputy prime minister, said this was because there is a lack of understanding about how much exactly Read more

Fijian government commences national minimum wage and wages regulation review
The Fijian Government through the Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial relation
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Thousands to benefit from stronger, Sustainable fisheries in Tonga under a US$10 million grant
 More than 40 coastal communities in Tonga and some 10 thousand Tongans directly engaged
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Eight percent threshold for Samoa National Provident Fund contributors’ annual dividend
The Samoa National Provident Fund, (SNPF) members can expect their annual dividends and bonus
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May 3 Protest will go ahead says Fiji Trades Union Congress
The planned national day of protest by the Fiji Trades Union Congress on 03 May will go ahead.
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Sports News
Biggest Pacific Games team ever for Cook Islands
9:23 pm GMT+12, 18/04/2019, Cook Islands
Team Cook Islands is sending its biggest team to the Pacific Games which will be held in July this year in Samoa.   On Friday, Cook Islands Sports and National Olympic Committee (CISNOC) announced the national team which will represent the country in 15 sporting codes.   They Read more

Captains set for HSBC Kitakyushu Sevens in Japan
Captains from the 12 competing teams came together at the Shinozaki Hachiman Shrine in Kitakyu
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Draw for U-16 & U-19 Women's championships complete
With women’s football on the ascendency in Oceania both 2019 OFC women’s tournamen
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PNG Government pays K1m for athletes levy fees for Pacific Games
Go for Gold!   It was the clear message by Lady Ni Cragnolini, the PNG Sp
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Hero of Nantes on hand to develop the next generation of Fiji stars
Promoted back to the World Rugby U20 Championship after a five-year absence, Fiji’s play
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