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Japanese development aid funding splits Pacific unity on key WHO post
By Online Editor
10:22 pm GMT+12, 20/09/2018, New Zealand
He along with three others – Dr Narimah Awin, proposed by Malaysia; Dr Takeshi Kasai, proposed by Japan; Dr Susan Mercado, proposed by the Philippines – were then in the running for the nomination which will take place during the 69th session of the Regional Committee for the Western Pacific…
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Fiji election to be held before 22 November 2018: PM Bainimarana
Fiji’s Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says the upcoming election would be held before
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Rattle reappointed as Cook Islands Speaker of Parliament
 Men, who make up the majority of Members of Parliament, need a woman to control and guid
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Australian soldiers prepare to deploy to Papua New Guinea amid growing fears about China's influence
Australian soldiers could soon begin regular military rotations to Papua New Guinea as anxiety
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Bid to beat China to PNG domestic internet cable
Australia is in talks with Papua New Guinea to finance its domestic internet cable network, in
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Scott Morrison rejects AMA plea to bring children from Nauru to Australia
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has rebuffed a plea from the Australian Medical Association to c
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New faces will help take Fiji forward: Bainimarama
FijiFirst party leader Voreqe Bainimarama says having new faces in their party will help take
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NZ Greens co-leader encourages Pacific women to challenge authority
The New Zealand Green Party co-leader says Pacific and Māori women need to keep disruptin
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PNG Customs beef up security ahead of APEC
Australia has once again proven to be a friend with gifts to enhance PNG’s border and ma
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Palau financial future secured, Trust Fund changed to perpetual fund
“I believe we can now be confident about Palau’s future, especially having address
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Vanuatu’s political scene changes rapidly: PM
While administration and political reforms have been conducted worldwide, Oceania has its own
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Chinese premier eyes closer friendship with Samoa
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang held talks on Wednesday with Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele
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‘PNG will not back Vanuatu push for West Papua’
Papua New Guinea will not and does not support the issue of West Papua now being pushed by Van
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Move to head off China with Australian base in PNG
 Australia is working on plans with Papua New Guinea to develop a joint naval base on Man
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We will not lie: FijiFirst Leader
While announcing FijiFirst party provisional candidates, party leader Voreqe Bainimarama says
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New Zealand to increase annual refugee quota to 1,500
 New Zealand plans to increase the number of refugees it takes each year from 1,000 to 1,
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Fiji First names provisional candidates
Fiji's ruling party, FijiFirst has announced the names of its 51 provisional candidates fo
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18/09/2018 - Chinese president pledges support for Samoa's economic development
18/09/2018 - Australian deputy PM McCormack retreats on farm worker visas
18/09/2018 - Kanaks a majority on New Caledonia roll - FLNKS
18/09/2018 - We cannot allow drug cartels to use the Pacific: Fiji Police Chief
18/09/2018 - UN tuberculosis summit ‘historic opportunity’ to put response ‘back on track’: new WHO report
18/09/2018 - Australia's rank on global development index hurt by climate change inaction
17/09/2018 - Cook Islands ranked as one of the most obese nation in the world
17/09/2018 - Australia will stick with Paris Agreement, PM Morrison assures Solomons PM
17/09/2018 - Samoa rolls out triple drug therapy to accelerate elimination of lymphatic filariasis
17/09/2018 - Dishonest voters in Solomon Islands warned
17/09/2018 - APEC is promoting our nation, says PM O'Neill
17/09/2018 - Australia delays controversial agriculture visa
17/09/2018 - Pacific sees only rise in undernourishment globally
17/09/2018 - Pacific Islands leadership programme kicks off Taiwan leg
17/09/2018 - Vanuatu questions West Papua arrests at UN meeting
17/09/2018 - Fiji Election Office launches second round of awareness drive
16/09/2018 - Cook Islands PM to nominate Speaker
16/09/2018 - Fiji Police investigates further discoveries of brown parcels of cocaine
16/09/2018 - UN approves New Caledonia voter registration
16/09/2018 - Mysteries afloat as police intercept booby-trapped cocaine boat
16/09/2018 - Pacific Islands Forum not working - Toke Talagi
16/09/2018 - Chinese influence in PNG a 'wake-up' call
16/09/2018 - Now is a ‘pivotal time for climate action’ says UN chief, looking to ozone layer gains
16/09/2018 - ‘Major shift’: Nations face bottom-up pressure to act on climate change
16/09/2018 - Cook Islands immigration sets out new rules
13/09/2018 - Kanaks urged by West Papuan body to vote for independence
13/09/2018 - FijiFirst Party proposed candidates to be announced next Wednesday: Fiji PM
13/09/2018 - Extra day added to UN climate talks in Poland in December
13/09/2018 - Extra day added to UN climate talks in Poland in December
13/09/2018 - Fiji reaffirms commitment to UN global peacekeeping efforts
13/09/2018 - Air Niugini, Qantas code-sharing revoked
13/09/2018 - Solomon Islands PM Hou meets new Australian Prime Minister
13/09/2018 - Nauru judicial officials and minister slammed by judge, government to appeal decision
13/09/2018 - Debt to China wasn’t on agenda, Samoa PM reveals
13/09/2018 - Fiji's foreign secretary Naivalurua to contest elections
13/09/2018 - 'Raise ambition level' in climate change fight: UN weather chief
13/09/2018 - World faces uphill climate fight as US efforts fall short
13/09/2018 - Fiji PM Bainimarama tells world leaders to act now
13/09/2018 - Australia beats China to funding Fiji base
13/09/2018 - Delight as Nauru 19 given permanent stay
13/09/2018 - Solomon Islands PM assures Taiwan ties firm
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