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PNG MPs urged to declare overseas assets
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01:06 am GMT+12, 16/08/2017, Papua New Guinea

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WMO to strengthen presence in Asia Pacific region
By Pita Ligaiula in Honiara, Solomon Islands  
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Baki: I will do my job
“My integrity and reputation is on the line. I have worked hard to build it up over the
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Lusibaea wants PM probed
Parliament Member of North Malaita, Jimmy Lusibaea has called for an inquiry into the shipping
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Dengue outbreak warning in Samoa
Samoan Ministry of Health has issued an alert for an outbreak of dengue fever in the country.
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Disaster and emergency alert siren stolen
Police in Tonga are continuing their search for the missing disaster and emergency siren belon
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Korea fight is latest conflict for indigenous people of Guam
The threatened missile attack by North Korea on Guam has prompted calls for peace from the isl
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Fiji to host IPCC 1st lead authors meeting in October
By Pita Ligaiula in Honiara   Fiji has offered
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Guam hopes for real pause in North Korea threats
 While Guam was bracing for the much-ballyhooed Aug. 15 crack of doom, government officia
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Australia to send in forces, if needed, but Solomons PM hopes agreement will never be used
 Australia and Solomon Islands have signed a new security treaty – one the Solomons
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Forging Pacific Islands Forum foreign policy difficult - academic
A New Zealand academic says it will be difficult for the Pacific Islands Forum to adopt a comm
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Solomon Islands Cabinet reshuffle hits snag, Party says Rini’s move not negotiable: report
Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s proposal to reshuffle the Minister of
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Virtual climate information hub for the Pacific in pipeline
By Priya Chand & Pita Ligaiula in Honiara, Solomon Islands
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PNG presents optimistic weather report
Papua New Guinea presented its report on Monday at the Fourth Pacific Meteorological Council (
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Solomon Islands recovers stolen World War II plaque from Bloody Ridge
Solomon Islands Police Tuesday recovered the stolen plaque from the WWII memorial at Bloody Ri
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Barnaby Joyce is still fit to run the country: Malcolm Turnbull
 Malcolm Turnbull has confirmed that while Barnaby Joyce remains in Parliament with a clo
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North Korea threat must be taken seriously - CNMI Speaker
Northern Marianas Speaker Ralph Demapan said any threat from a nuclear armed country like Nort
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No change in Guam threat level over North Korea
Officials in Guam say the threat level hasn't changed.     Guam
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Australia strongly supports Kiribati actions on climate change
 Australian Ambassador for Environment, Patrick Suckling says his government strongly sup
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Challenge on legality of warrant of arrest of PNG PM adjourned to 21 August
 The matter discussing the reviewability or legality of the warrant of arrest of Papua Ne
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FSM Chief Justice Benjamin Rodriquez resigns
The Chief Justice of the Pohnpei Supreme Court has resigned from his post, effective August 14
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North Korea sets targets on Guam, but waits for US
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has received a report on its plans to strike the area around G
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Australia and Solomon Islands sign new security treaty
The Australian and Solomon Islands governments have signed a security treaty that paves the wa
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PNG Attorney General warns MPs
The Papua New Guinea Opposition was condemned for being “intellectually dishonest”
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Sunday polling issue back to court, PNG PM’s warrant of arrest case further adjourned
The issue on polling on Sunday returned to the Supreme Court Monday, and Chief Justice Sir Sal
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Tokelau in dire need of Met Service assistance after NZ withdrawal
By Pita Ligaiula in Honiara, Solomon Islands  
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Niue Met Service goal to operate a 24 hour service
By Pita Ligaiula in Honiara, Solomon Islands  
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Pacific Meteorological Council members urge to join WMO
By Pita Ligaiula in Honiara, Solomon Islands  
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Media brought to attention at Met meeting
By Yvette T D’Unienville of Tuvalu Broadcasting Services
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World War II plague removed in Solomon Islands
 An engraved plate located on top of the monument which was  unveiled last week at B
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Regional effort needed in Beetle fight
A concerted regional effort is required to eradicate the invasive pest Coconut Rhinoceros Beet
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Australia reveals priority areas of engagement with the Pacific – Julie Bishop
Australia has revealed its three priority areas of engagement with the Pacific are economic gr
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Australian PM hails Solomon Islands rescue mission
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has trumpeted the success an Australian-led rescue
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Solomon Islands Meteorology Minister calls for better collaboration to build resilient societies
By Pita Ligaiula in Honiara, Solomon Islands  
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Taiwan rooftop apartment fire kills two Pacific Island students
A student from Tuvalu studying at Ming Chuan University and a Kiribati woman were found dead a
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Enga death toll up to 20 after latest election-related violence
 Six more people have been killed in election-related violence in Papua New Guinea's
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18 years jail term for six Indonesian fishermen
 Six Indonesian fishermen who admitted killing their Chinese captain on board a registere
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American Samoa Governor tells congresswoman her plan will devastate territory
American Samoa Governor Lolo Moliga has informed Congresswoman Aumua Amata her plan to repurpo
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Auckland children’s author dies while honeymooning in Vanuatu
A New Zealand woman in her early 30's has died during her honeymoon in Vanuatu. &n
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Induction of parliamentarians in the lead up to official opening of Parliament
Parliament will be hive of activity this week with a week-long induction programme for Members
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Guam Catholics pray for peace in light of North Korea threats
In the midst of threats from North Korea, Archbishop Michael Jude Byrnes had asked all Catholi
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Guam issues nuclear emergency guidelines
Guam has posted emergency guidelines to help residents prepare for any potential nuclear attac
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US officials says confrontation with North Korea not imminent
Senior U.S. national security officials said Sunday that a military confrontation with North K
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No law on PNG MPs jumping ship
There is no formal regulation in place to cater for an elected MP’s movement after an el
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Suspended Tokelau public servants break silence
Two Apia-based suspended Tokelau senior public servants have broken their silence over allegat
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Fiji and Indonesia sign Plan of Action on Disaster Management
Fiji and Indonesia have signed a Plan of Action (PoA) on Disaster Management Cooperation that
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13/08/2017 - We will not step down says PNG PM, Police Commissioner
13/08/2017 - Australia provides 19 new patrol boats to Pacific island region to help combat transnational crimes
13/08/2017 - Samoa is ready to host Forum
13/08/2017 - Fijian Defence Minster proposes Biketawa Plus after Regional, Global security trends
13/08/2017 - Solomon Islands PM leaves for Australia despite uncertainty
13/08/2017 - Australian navy personnel embroiled in $43 million prostitute bribery scandal
13/08/2017 - Dengue fever claims six lives in Fiji
13/08/2017 - Solomon Islands calls for extra efforts ahead of Post Cotonou negotiations
13/08/2017 - Solomon Islands Government halts Cuba study
13/08/2017 - Solomon Islands students’ actions in Fiji shocking
13/08/2017 - $15 million AM Radio facility better, covers Fiji's Maritime Islands
11/08/2017 - Invest in capacity building critical in Met Services
11/08/2017 - Local official: Missile from North Korea can reach Guam in 14 minutes
11/08/2017 - Trump to be invited to APEC 2018
11/08/2017 - Nuclear threat group set up in CNMI
11/08/2017 - NZ regrets lack of notice to Vanuatu for vessel's trip
10/08/2017 - Malcolm Turnbull: We'll help US if North Korea attacks
10/08/2017 - No plan to withdraw NZ personnel from Guam exercise
10/08/2017 - Sea level modelling predicts dire consequences within 80 years for wetlands worldwide
10/08/2017 - Cook Islands chiefs want anthem changed
10/08/2017 - Negotiator Khan calls for more Pacific Voices at COP23
10/08/2017 - Bougainville's Momis pleas for PNG to pay up
10/08/2017 - US warship sails close to Chinese man-made island in South China Sea
10/08/2017 - Forest on Wallis depleted by a third
10/08/2017 - Palau President Remengesau confident US can protect Pacific region
10/08/2017 - Guam residents remain confident in US military, but unease over North Korea threat growing
10/08/2017 - Pacific Foreign Ministers meet ahead of Forum Leaders Meeting in Samoa
10/08/2017 - Australian foreign Minister visits Fiji
10/08/2017 - PNG PM obtains stay order, Police Commissioner to meet O’Neill over court decision
10/08/2017 - Fiji’s COP 23 team in preparation mode
10/08/2017 - Multi-national Pacific-Islands-led maritime exercise underway in Cook Islands
10/08/2017 - 10 volunteer nurses from Fiji off to Tuvalu
10/08/2017 - No panic over North Korea, Officials downplay North Korea threat as residents hope, pray
10/08/2017 - 8.5 tonnes of WWII Ordnance removed from Peleliu Channel
10/08/2017 - Indonesia denies claims of Papuan rights restrictions
10/08/2017 - Kramer will take Baki to court if he refuses to arrest PM O'Neill
09/08/2017 - Guam missile strike plan 'ready by mid-August'
09/08/2017 - PNG Government needs opposition numbers for ‘Absolute Majority constitutional amendments
09/08/2017 - UN warns of crisis at Pacific refugee camp
09/08/2017 - PNG Prime Minister appoints full cabinet
09/08/2017 - PNG PM to appeal decision in Supreme Court
09/08/2017 - Revised Pacific Islands Meteorological strategy to be tabled at PMC meeting next week
09/08/2017 - Budget constraints hampering Solomon Islands Met Service
09/08/2017 - Media plays pivotal role in climate change and weather reporting
09/08/2017 - Guam remains calm amid North Korea threats, CNMI government continues to monitor threats
09/08/2017 - Easier survey for Fiji borders: Navy Commander
09/08/2017 - TIPNG excludes PM in vital meeting
09/08/2017 - Fiji tops NCD’s in the Pacific
09/08/2017 - Seven-year-old boy dies of dengue in Tahiti
09/08/2017 - FSM Congress passes new corporation measure, overrides 2 vetoes
09/08/2017 - PM Baimimarama announces Team Fiji to lead COP23 negotiations
09/08/2017 - Solomons declare Bloody Ridge a national park
09/08/2017 - Guam: Island paradise turned ballistic target
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