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10:33 pm GMT+12, 28/06/2017
 
A United Nations report says New Caledonia's electoral rolls could be improved as the territory nears next year's referendum on independence from France. As part of the decolonisation process, the planned vote is restricted to long-term residents and while the rolls are being adjusted, they have remained contested. The report was prepared by 12 UN experts who followed up on the contentious registration process for three » read more
 
Nine ballot papers destroyed in PNG's Hela province Fiji Times case ruling to be heard next month
Solomon Islands at a crossroads as Australian-led assistance mission bids farewell Feeling insulted, Solomons PM wants re-write of history of tensions
 
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Pacific Community and World Food Programme strengthen cooperation
10:40 pm GMT+12, 28/06/2017, Fiji
The Pacific Community (SPC) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have signed an agreement that aims to increase the effectiveness of their service in assisting Pacific Island countries and territories in achieving their resilience building and development aspirations. The four-year Read more

Global warming and nuclear power
A sober approach is needed to deal with the consequences of a natural phenomenon
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Green Infrastructure Workshop Underway
Twenty-four technical level officials from Fiji, Kiribati, Tonga and Vanuatu have converged in
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ICSW 2017 Secretariat Office Opens in Suva
The Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (PIANGO), in partnership wit
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Regenerative development: a new climate change paradigm
The world is getting hotter. According to NASA, the UK MET Office and NOAA in the US, 2016 was
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Kiribati signs air service agreement with Australia
10:38 pm GMT+12, 28/06/2017, Australia
Kiribati has signed an Air Services Agreement with Australia. Transport Secretary Dr Teatao Tira told Radio Kiribati News an MOU was signed by the Transport Minister Willie Tokataake and senior Australian Government official, Pip Spence. Dr Tira said the MOU will enable Qantas Read more

FSM president vows to continue to support airline
The President of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) Peter Christian has met the heads of
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Tradestaff celebrates success of migrant worker programme
Tradestaff is celebrating the success of the Canterbury Trade Pilot Initiative Programme.
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Regional Seasonal Workers scheme set to expand
 Samoans may soon work as seasonal workers in New Zealand’s tourism and fisheries i
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USPís Pacific TAFE qualifications accredited by FHEC
 The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Pacific Technical and Further Educatio
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Sports News
Wisil makes 100m final
10:43 pm GMT+12, 28/06/2017, Fiji
PAPUA New Guinea sprint queen Toea Wisil cruised through to the final of the 100 metres final today. She clocked 11.71 seconds ahead of Fiji's Sisilia Seavula, who came third and recorded 12.24s in their heat last night. Laisani Moceisawana of Adi Cakobau School was in the same Read more

Tonga Parliament voted against hosting 2019 Pacific Games
The Tongan government is struggling to free Tonga from its commitment to host the 2019 Pacific
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Australian heavyweight advances at Oceania Boxing Championships
Australia’s heavyweight Jason Whateley made light work of his opening fight at the Ocean
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Fiji host Oceania Athletics Championships
Fiji will host the biggest Oceania Athletics Championships that will see 617 athletes competin
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Top rugby nations urged to tour Pacific Islands
Tier one rugby nations are being urged to follow the lead of Scotland, Italy and Wales by tour
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