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05:24 am GMT+12, 25/09/2020
 
Autonomous Bougainville Government President Ishmael Toroama has been sworn in today by Supreme Court Justice, Sir Kina Bona, in Buka.   The caretaker government will be responsible for running the government for the next 14 days.     President Toroama in his remarks said “My caretaker government comprises of myself, President Ishmael Toroama; Vice President Patrick Nisira Member for Halia; and Therese Kaetavara, » read more
 
We mus feel the international solidarity against climate change- PM Bainimarama At UN, island nation of Palau speaks to interconnected world
UN chief and UK premier announce December climate summit If world handles climate like COVID-19, UN chief says: 'I fear the worst'
 
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Joint statement from the USP Academic and USP Staff Union on the cessation of Fiji's funding towards USP
06:19 am GMT+12, 25/09/2020, Fiji
RE:  CONDITIONAL PAYMENT OF $27.6M USP GRANT FOR2020-2021 BY FIJI’S ATTORNEY GENERAL AND MINISTER FOR ECONOMY, CIVIL SERVICE AND COMMUNICATIONS The Staff  of  the  USP stand  with  the USP  Students in  solidarity  in  this  Read more

Why are there unexploded bombs in the Pacific islands?
By James Massola   When Australians think about our
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Bougainville: A new captain at the helm
By Leanne Jorari   Following weeks of anticipation,
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Australia needs a new Pacific compact
Written by Luke Gosling   This is the second time in less than a year
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INTERVIEW: The top diplomat shepherding the General Assembly through its 75th year
The Turkish diplomat elected to be the president of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly,
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Business News
Vanuatu Pacer Plus ratification imminent
02:34 am GMT+12, 25/09/2020, Vanuatu
The Director of External Trade, Joe Pakoa Lui, said he is optimistic that the PACER Plus Agreement will be ratified by Vanuatu as public consultation continues and held recently with parliamentarian committees.   “We believe the government will endorse for Vanuatu to ratify this Read more

Westpac bank to pay record Australian fine over laundering breaches
Australia's Westpac bank has negotiated to pay a record AUD$1.3bn US$0.9bn) fine for the nati
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Kina Bank yet to consider Westpac acquisition
Papua new Guinea's Kina Bank has not considered acquiring Westpac Group’s banking opera
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There is confusion surrounding sale of Hawaiki cable capacity
The American Samoan Government Employees Retirement Fund (ASGERF) board of trustees chairman, Va&
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Advancing fisheries surveillance and enforcement cooperation
As part of the recently completed Operation Island Chief 2020 (OPIC20), conducted from 24th Augus
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Sports News
Tonga Rugby Union in danger of being relegated to World Rugby tier three
05:28 am GMT+12, 25/09/2020, Tonga
The future of rugby union in Tonga is teetering on the brink, with the battle for control of the sport in the islands still unresolved.   Essential funding from World Rugby has been suspended indefinitely, and there's real concern that Tonga's status as a tier two nation alongside Read more

Countdown begins for the Cook Islands Games
Over one fifth of the population is set to take part in the rebooted Cook Islands Games, which ge
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Flying Fijians Coach Cotter will name Autumn Nations Cup squad soon
Flying Fijians Head Coach Vern Cotter is expected to name the Flying Fijians squad for the Autumn
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