Thursday, June 24, 2021

New Vanuatu Police Commissioner appointed

Vanuatu President Obed Moses Tallis, has appointed Colonel Robson Iavro as the Commissioner of Police. The instrument of appointment was signed by the President...

Australian Defence Force to fund $175 million major upgrade for PNG’s naval base on...

An Australian company has been awarded a multi-million-dollar contract to redevelop Papua New Guinea's main naval base on Manus Island. Clough was announced as the...
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U.S. says to work with allies to help Pacific islands amid China rivalry

The U.S. policy chief for the Indo-Pacific said on Tuesday the United States aims to work with Japan, New Zealand, Australia and others to...
US Congress Ed Case Hawaii

U.S Congress’s push to re-engage with Pacific

A United States Congressman, Ed Case, from Hawaii, says Washington needs to change its view of the Pacific. He said this is the driving force...

China’s unprecedented interference in Pacific Islands sees Five Eyes strengthened

New Zealand has reinforced its involvement in the Five Eyes partnership this week in response to recent conduct from China. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern previously...

Domestic terrorists declare war with state: PNG Police Commissioner Manning

The attack on police and burning of 13 police houses in Milne Bay last week is an act of terrorism and will be dealt...

Palau ‘would welcome British aircraft carrier’ to counter China’s reach in Pacific says president

-The Royal Navy’s carrier strike group would be welcome to visit Palau when it deploys to the Indo-Pacific this year, as the island attempts...
Damaged classroom. Photo: DFAT Public Affairs Suva

Australia announces additional $15m for cyclone recovery in Fiji

School children in cyclone affected areas will benefit from an additional F$15 million package of support that was announced today by Australian High Commissioner...
Supplies of PPE have been taken to Papua New Guinea on a RNZAF Boeing B-757.

RNZAF delivers PPE to PNG to help with COVID-19 response

Crew on a Royal New Zealand Air Force Boeing 757 have carried out a contactless delivery of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Port Moresby...

Boosting maritime capability in pacific, Cairns lands $36 million maritime job boost

The Morrison Government has awarded TAFE Queensland a $36 million (US$27 million) contract to provide mariner training and support to the Navy crews of...

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COVID-19 Fiji: Infections total 279 today; highest daily total in current outbreak with four...

Fiji has reported its highest daily total of positive COVID-19 infections as of 8am today with 279 cases reported this evening. Ministry of Health and...

Court decision on legality of FAST swearing-in next Monday

Samoa Supreme Court’s decision on the legality of the swearing in ceremony performed by the FAST Party on 24 May 2021 in a tent...

Churches warn against misuse of theology to prevent Covid-19 vaccination and protocols

- Pacific churches have called on Christian leaders not to take advantage of the COVID-19 situation in Fiji to manipulate Christians and proselytize. In a...