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11:51 pm GMT+12, 20/09/2017
 
As the high-level segment of the United Nations General Assembly continued today, the Prime Minister of Fiji, Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, said his people share a special sense of solidarity with those affected by the recent hurricanes and earthquakes in the Caribbean and United States and earthquakes in Mexico, recalling that Fiji lost 44 individuals and a third of its economy last year when struck by the biggest cyclone ever to make landfall » read more
 
Time to translate nuclear test moratorium into legally binding obligation – UN chief NZ political parties outline Pacific policies ahead of election
PNG Government welcomes US decision to take 54 asylum seekers Countries must support efforts to spur implementation of voluntary commitments on SDG 14: Fiji PM
 
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Mobilising Pacific Leadership to Empower Women and Youth
9:14 pm GMT+12, 20/09/2017, United States
‘The Pacific region is committed to improving the health and opportunities for its women and youth, but there is still a great deal to be done,” said Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum, Dame Meg Taylor yesterday at a meeting of the High-Level Steering Committee for the Read more

Commonwealth youth – the ‘gems’ at the heart of CHOGM 2018
Young people will be at the heart of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in L
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Hurricane Maria: ‘If not now then when? if not us then who?’
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has made an impassioned plea for urgent, coll
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Hurricane Maria: ‘If not now then when? if not us then who?’
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has made an impassioned plea for urgent, coll
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Sea turtle numbers recovering in 'global conservation success story', scientists find
In what is being described as a success story for conservation worldwide, a comprehensive stud
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Business News
Air Niugini’s special flight sells out
11:54 pm GMT+12, 20/09/2017, Papua New Guinea
The special flight by Air Niugini to Brisbane on Sunday morning for rugby league fans to watch the SP Hunters play in the Queensland Cup grand final is full.   The airline said this was because of the high demand by local fans wanting to watch the match against the Sunshine Coast Read more

Meeting in FSM by PNG central bank called an insult
An opposition MP in Papua New Guinea, Sir Mekere Morauta, says a trip by the board and senior
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Air Vanuatu board sacked
The six member Board of Directors of Air Vanuatu has been terminated.   T
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New APTC graduates celebrate success in Tonga
Over 30 Tongan nationals received their certificates in 12 different programmes during the Aus
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K4 billion spent on food imports annually
PNG continues to spend K4 billion (US$1.2 billion) in food imports each year announced Ministe
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Sports News
Coates confident Oceania participation at 2022 Asian Games still possible in team sports
11:57 pm GMT+12, 20/09/2017, Turkmenistan
Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates is confident that athletes from Oceania will have a chance to participate at the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou after all - but only in certain sports.   Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah had Read more

Fiji to host Oceania 7's Championship
 With the support of the Fijian government, Fiji will host the Oceania 7’s champion
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OCA President closes door on Oceania participation in main Asian Games
Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah appears to have shut th
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IOC elects eight new Members
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today elected eight new Members as well as a new
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NRC Fijian warriors clip Eagles' wings
Brutal defence, aggressiveness, determination, teamwork and the trademark turnover attacking F
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