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Kiribati names Toatu as new vice president
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10:50 pm GMT+12, 19/06/2019, Kiribati

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Time extended for enrollment on Bougainville referendum roll
The second phase of the voter enrollment exercise currently underway in Bougainville has been
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Tokelau plots site for airstrip after helicopter controversy
Tokelau's village councils are considering a site for a runway on the atolls, its leader s
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ULMWP applies for MSG membership
The United Liberation Movement of West Papua (ULMWP) has officially submitted its application
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Fiji joins MSG late
 Fiji is Johnny come lately in the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG).  
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Dry weather to affect Fiji until November due to El Nino: Fiji Met
The Fiji Meteorological Department is forecasting a dry season for Fiji until November due to
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Support for Pacific stance at Bonn climate round
A Pacific climate change specialist says there is a groundswell of support for the region'
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World's poorest demand accelerated action on climate change
Emissions must be cut faster, and poor countries must be supported in addressing climate chang
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4,000 Passports sold under the citizenship programme
Vanuatu Parliamentary Committee on Economic Policies (CEP) was told by officials from the Pass
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FSM President Panuelo discuss upcoming Forum Leaders Meeting, Regional cooperation with Forum SG Dame Taylor
Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) President David W. Panuelo, Tuesday received Dame Meg Tay
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PIDF was never established to counter PIFS: Fiji PM Bainimarama
Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has stated the Pacific Island Development Forum was n
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Bougainville Referendum Commission outlines process for voters to enroll
The Bougainville Referendum Commission (BRC) has confirmed procedures for eligible voters to e
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U.S ready to work with Bougainville
The United States of America will continue to work with the Government of Bougainville and Pap
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American Samoa government considers entry fees increase
The government in American Samoa is looking at increasing its 30-day entry permit fee for fore
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Fears Bougainville independence will open Pacific door for China
 Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne will visit Bougainville today amid fear
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Motion to remove PIDF allocation defeated in Fiji Parliament
A motion by SODELPA MP Anare Jale to remove the $1.2 million (US$553,000) allocation for the P
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Climate expert warns of 'losing the carbon war'
A leading Pacific climate scientist says the global climate crisis will continue with devastat
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PNG government dedicated to Bougainville Affairs: Sir Puka
Veteran politician Sir Puka Temu wasted no time since his appointment as Minister for Bougainv
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Vanuatu's women-only party aims to get more females into politics
Political parties in Vanuatu are already lobbying ahead of next year's national election,
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Climate change an ‘existential issue’ for humankind, says UN
Climate change is an “existential issue” for humankind, and stepping up efforts to
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Taiwan foreign ministry downplays Solomon Islands visit to China
A delegation of government officials from the Solomon Islands who visited China were there to
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New Zealand ratifies Niue Treaty Subsidiary Agreement
Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs Fletcher Tabuteau has announced New Zealand&
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Bangladeshis trafficked to Vanuatu to start returning home
More than 100 Bangladeshis who were trafficked to Vanuatu will start returning home this month
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WWII bunkers found in PNG
World War II bunkers built nearly 80 years ago in Kavieng have finally been discovered in the
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17/06/2019 - Solomon Islands MP Ete questions vision and identity of the nation
17/06/2019 - Bougainville Referendum will be credible: Minister
17/06/2019 - Resigning as Vanuatu Speaker not an option for Vanua’aku Pati MP
17/06/2019 - Approval for new Australian coal mine bad news for Pacific, says climate scientist
17/06/2019 - Australia quizzed by EU and China on whether it can meet 2030 Paris climate target
17/06/2019 - Minister Kramer says he will clean-up the PNG police force
17/06/2019 - Fijian Police Officer in UN peackeeping mission in Yemen
17/06/2019 - UN oceans treaty ‘essential’ to combat ‘unprecedented pressure’ on the world’s seas – UN chief
17/06/2019 - Tonga's PM 'Akilisi Pohiva unlikely to finish his term
17/06/2019 - 0ver 1000 Bougainvilleans register for referendum during celebrations in Port Moresby
17/06/2019 - Cook Islands MPs to sit more days each year
17/06/2019 - Taskforce to assess Solomons' relationship with China and Taiwan
17/06/2019 - Victory
16/06/2019 - Cook Islands Government exploits final hours of Parliament to pass Seabed Minerals Bill
16/06/2019 - A rocky start for USP’s new Vice Chancellor
16/06/2019 - Vanua'aku Party out, Leaders Party Vanuatu in
16/06/2019 - Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action
16/06/2019 - Samoa joins battle against fake news
16/06/2019 - Rival Wallis king fails bid to be recognised
16/06/2019 - First vital step is to enrol: Bougainville Referendum Commission Member Igara
16/06/2019 - Tuvalu national election process begins
16/06/2019 - Vanuatu PM confidence motion withdrawn
16/06/2019 - PNG Government to address ICAC, protection of whistle-blowers
16/06/2019 - PNG rejects Aust PM’s Paladin $20m-a-month extension
16/06/2019 - Australian-based company’s PNG mine could pose big environmental risk
14/06/2019 - UN Chief poses for Time cover off 'sinking Pacific Island nation' of Tuvalu
14/06/2019 - Australia's attitude to China "patronising and unfair" - Fiame
14/06/2019 - Tuvalu agrees to host Polynesian Leaders Group meeting in August
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