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8:48 pm GMT+12, 16/11/2017
 
Tuvalu's Prime Minister Enele Sopoaga has told delegates to the climate change conference in Bonn that his people fear for their future, every day.   The COP23 meeting is working on implementing the cuts in greenhouse gas emissions decided under the Paris climate deal.   Tuvalu will be uninhabitable by 2050, and Kiribati, is expected to be fully submerged by 2100.   Sopoaga said the situation was dire and » read more
 
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GEF welcomes new support to the most vulnerable countries
8:53 pm GMT+12, 16/11/2017, Germany
Today, the Government of Sweden announced it would provide additional funds of SEK 185 million each to the Adaptation Fund (AF) and the GEF Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF). Also, Belgium has decided to make available an additional grant of 7 million EUR to the LDCF, while the Wallonia Read more

Pacific CSO’s to meet ahead of international civil society week in Fiji
 Over 50 regional civil society actors will converge in Suva, Fiji ahead of the Internati
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Climate Change: The World’s Poorest Will Judge us by Action
By Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu Two years ago, 1
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High Level call to constrain Oil, gas and coal production to achieve the Paris Goals
High level officials from Pacific Islands have called for a reining in of fossil fuel producti
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COP23: High-level speakers pledge support for developing countries — but is it enough?
By Benjamin Bathke     Heads of state and
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Business News
South Pacific Islands to attend China International Travel Mart in China
8:50 pm GMT+12, 16/11/2017, Fiji
The South Pacific Tourism Organisation  will be part of the largest annual professional travel show in Asia, the China International Travel Mart (CITM), to be held in Kunming China from the 17 – 19 November, 2017.     Organised by China National Tourism Administration Read more

Critical funds for Tuvalu’s aviation sector approved
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved today a grant of US$8.75 million
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Fijian Green Bond, a lesson for others; PM Bainimarama
Prime Minister and COP23 President Voreqe Bainimarama says Fiji’s innovative Green Bond
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Ching Fu shipbuilding wanted Tuvalu loan aid
Ching Fu Shipbuilding Co twice this year asked the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs for help
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Resilient transport vital to curb disaster losses in Small Island developing states
Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean, Pacific, Africa and Indian Ocean are a
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Sports News
Superstar Jarryd Hayne embraces idea of Pacific Barbarians league team
6:58 pm GMT+12, 16/11/2017, New Zealand
Jarryd Hayne has endorsed the concept of a Pacific Barbarians-style rugby league team.   The Fiji five-eighth backed the call of Tonga prop Andrew Fifita to have a combined Pacific Islands side included in future Four Nations tournaments, against New Zealand, Australia and Read more

Jarryd Hayne sends chilling message Fiji Bati are ready to face NZ
Fiji utility Jarryd Hayne is hoping his side can draw inspiration from Tonga's win over Ne
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Tonga boilover has Samoa believing they can eliminate Australia
Prop Sam Tagataese says Tonga's landmark victory over New Zealand on Saturday has given Sa
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Samoa PM hits back at World Rugby, likens treatment to ‘Roman Coliseum’
 The Chairman of the Samoa Rugby Union,  and Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele
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Fiji Bati retains team for NZ clash
Fiji has maintained its 21-member squad from its previous three matches for the 2017 Rugby Lea
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