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Two Independents align with PNC, adamant to form government in PNG
By Makereta Komai
10:55 pm GMT+12, 20/07/2017, Fiji
Komo-Margarima MP-elect Manasseh Makiba and Koroba-Lake Kopiago MP-elect Petrus Thomas made the announcement in Port Moresby, in the presence of Tari-Pori MP and senior PNC member James Marape. Thomas said he had contested the general election as an independent candidate and the people had elected…
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More joint Fiji Navy operations welcome
The Fiji Navy has welcomed the opportunity to learn as well as teach their counterparts in the
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Media Association of Solomon Islands new executives elected
Media Association of Solomon Islands (MASI) Thursday elected Deli Oso as the President of the
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Australia bid to woo Fiji into PACER Plustions.
Australian Trade Ministry official Keith Pitt met his Fijian counterpart Faiyaz Koya and Agric
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Filimone Jitoko is Nauru's new Chief Justice
The Government of Nauru has announced the country’s new judicial appointments. &
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National Alliance Party on winning streak, People Peoples Progress Party leader ousted
 National Alliance Party scooped up another comprehensive victory in the stronghold of th
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Samoa Government farewells Tui Atua, nation to welcome new Head of State
Samoan Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi, has paid tribute to the services o
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Free speech under attack during vote, PNG Media Council warns
 Free speech is being silenced during Papua New Guinea's national elections according
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Third-hottest June puts 2017 on track to make hat-trick of hottest years
Last month was the third-hottest June on record globally, temperature data suggest, confirming
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Missed opportunity for the Pacific at the recent Oceans Conference, says Dr Aqorau
One of the region’s strongest advocate for the sustainable management of fisheries resou
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Isaia Taape wins bye-election
 Former Tuvalu government secretary and political new comer Isaia Taape won Vaitupu&rsquo
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Fiji seeks Australia's assistance to support infrastuctural development of Black Rock camp
Fijian Minister for Defence and National Security Ratu Inoke Kubuabola Thursday met with the A
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Dutton confirms refugees will leave Manus
The Australian immigration minister has confirmed to Sky News refugees will leave Manus Island
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National ID in the works for Samoa
Samoa is on her way to having her very own National Identification Card, Prime Minister Tuilae
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PNG Political Parties off to camp
 Papua New Guinea political parties will converge on their respective camping locations o
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72-hour deadline for PNG election writ
 All writs for the 2017 National Election cannot be returned as planned before Monday, Ju
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Climate change warming Fiji, China relations
Fiji's fight against climate change is enhancing China's leadership in the Pacific, ac
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PNG Election writs worry
The return of writs may be done in stages starting from Monday, given the slow progress in cou
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Rudd ‘rewriting history’ on refugees
 Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has been accused of attempting to rewrite history by cl
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Fijian troops in Golan to be redeployed : Commander Naupoto
The Fiji Military Forces is in talks with the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UND
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Over 40,000 people in PNG suffer blindness
The first national Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness (RAAB)research in Papua New Guinea
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Vanuatu President Tallis opens Pacific ACP-EU assembly
 The 14th Pacific Regional Meeting of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly was officia
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HMNZS Hawea picks up 45 infringements during Fiji patrols
The Royal New Zealand Navy Inshore Patrol Vessel HMNZS Hawea has boarded about 250 vessels and
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Former Fiji's Education Minister appears in Court
Fijian Government MP and former Fiji Education Minister Dr. Mahendra Reddy appeared before the
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PM Sogavare assures Central Islands Province of ongoing government support
Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has assured the Central Islands Province of t
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World's plastic waste could bury Manhattan 2 miles deep
Industry has made more than 9.1 billion tons of plastic since 1950 and there's enough left
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Least developed countries face challenges in funding sustainable development – UN report
Lack of funding is among the biggest challenges for the world’s 47 least developed count
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Fiji's Military to ensure safe election next year
 The Fiji Military Force will work closely with the Police Force in ensuring a safe elect
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Rampage in Finschhafen district in Morobe province after PNG Speaker ousted
Finschhafen district in Morobe province is in ashes following the defeat of Papua New Guinea P
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Peoples Progress Party leader likely to lose his seat
The prospect of any rebound to take any lead in the Kavieng Open race by the leader of the Peo
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Polling day for Tuvalu
The Vaitupu Island electoral district in Tuvalu goes to poll this week to find a replacement f
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Australian Pacific Minister commends Kiribati for passing Family Protection Act
Australian Minister Australian Pacific Minister Concetta Fierravanti-Wells and shadow minister
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Tahiti removal from UN decolonisation list 'unlikely'
A pro-independence politician says the French Polynesian government's attempt to get the t
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New Caledonia march amid roll row
 According to police about 3000 people marched in New Caledonia's capital to push for
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New Zealand’s Labor Party to help I-Kiribati migrate with dignity in wake of climate change
New Zealand’s Te Atatū or Labour MP Phil Twyford has made a promise on behalf of th
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Scores of dolphins stranded in Kiribati outer island
More than 100 were found stranded on the lagoon shores of Kabuna village on the island of Tabi
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18/07/2017 - Annual two Samoas talks to be held next month in Samoa
18/07/2017 - Papua Governor named suspect in election violation case
18/07/2017 - Solomon Islands visa exemption to Israel effective
18/07/2017 - Electoral Commission may allow extension on counting in PNG
18/07/2017 - PNG PM confident PNC faring well
18/07/2017 - Solomon Islands Minining minister allegedly filmed in secret meeting
18/07/2017 - Pacific Angel Exercise in Fiji focuses on exchanges of expertise
18/07/2017 - Tahiti nuclear test victim compensation process stalled
18/07/2017 - Pangu claims Morobe, PNG Speaker of Parliament Ousted
18/07/2017 - Sir Mekere beckons independent candidates
18/07/2017 - Fijian academic says anxiety could remain over military political stance
18/07/2017 - 'Enough is enough': human rights group calls for end to Manus, Nauru
18/07/2017 - Three candidates likely for New Caledonia Congress presidency
18/07/2017 - Unity Fiji sets out on a membership drive
18/07/2017 - Senior PNG election official arrested
17/07/2017 - GCF Structured Dialogue with the Pacific to further region’s climate roadmap underway in Tonga
17/07/2017 - National Alliance Party remains hopeful to form next government in PNG
17/07/2017 - US peacekeeping division assesses Fiji's standing
17/07/2017 - Unity Fiji announces intentions in run up to 2018 elections
17/07/2017 - Fiji Opposition welcomes Armed Forces declaration
17/07/2017 - French Polynesia minister quits for Paris office
17/07/2017 - Cost for Australia's offshore immigration detention near $5 billion
17/07/2017 - ACP/EU Parliamentary Meeting in Vanuatu this week
17/07/2017 - PM Bainimarama: Fijians deserve best health care
17/07/2017 - Jonathan Schwass appointed New High Commissioner to Vanuatu
17/07/2017 - PNG Transport Minister loses seat
17/07/2017 - Guam eyes end to US colonial rule
17/07/2017 - Samoa Head of State to be sworn in on Friday
17/07/2017 - Dengue outbreak in Palau caused by rare type not seen in 20 years
17/07/2017 - Tahiti opposition says France knew about nuclear test harm
16/07/2017 - Tuvalu and other small island nations in the Pacific face the risk of relocation by the end of the century
16/07/2017 - Vietnamese Blue boat captains fined $11million
16/07/2017 - Tonga to host Pacific’s Third Regional Green Climate Fund Structured Dialogue
16/07/2017 - Two PNG Electoral Commission officers charged with marking ballot papers
16/07/2017 - Security Council extends mandate of UN Iraq Mission for one year
16/07/2017 - US, Marshalls concerned by rise in illegal adoptions
16/07/2017 - FSM has increased efforts to combat human trafficking, more work to be done report says
16/07/2017 - Tuilaepa rejects call to limit PM’s term
16/07/2017 - Bilateral agreement solidifies partnership between Tonga and GCF
16/07/2017 - No plans to cut indexed salaries in French territories
16/07/2017 - FSM and U.S. lift suspension on Compact Public Infrastructure Grant Funding
16/07/2017 - Three newly elected MP in PNG, O'Neil confident of forming next government
16/07/2017 - Cook Islands creates marine reserve 8,000 times its size
16/07/2017 - US officials walk out of Australia-run Nauru detention centre
16/07/2017 - Bishop insists refugee deal with US will go ahead despite officials leaving Nauru
16/07/2017 - Niue govt brings in a raft of new charges
16/07/2017 - Report: PNG failing its ocean programme, ABG sets up commitee to support SDGs
16/07/2017 - Fiji Met well resourced: Kong
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