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Outgoing Pacific Islands Forum SG says Australia’s climate change stance is affecting its standing...

The outgoing Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Dame Meg Taylor says the Australian government's stance on climate change and its support for...

Fiji designer wins logo competition for new Pacific Resilience Facility

Founding director of Fiji Art and Soul, Shiri Ram, has taken out the top prize of FJD$3,000 (US$1,500) for a logo brand which will...

Pacific Islands Forum to launch new US$1.5 billion Pacific Resilience Facility

A new fund aimed at helping build preparations ahead of disasters to help Pacific nations cut the cost of rebuilding and recovery is doing...

1.5 future is still possible, despite Biden Summit shortfalls – Dame Meg Taylor

The Pacific Islands Forum Secretary General Dame Meg Taylor says a commitment to keeping global warming to the Paris Agreement limit of 1.5 degrees...

Vanuatu’s religious call for climate justice

Around the world, people of faith are calling on their leaders to close the massive gap between what is required to limit global temperature...

Oceans under threat like never before, warns World Meteorological Organisation

Climate change has hit the world’s oceans hard, UN weather experts said on Monday, in a call for lifesaving monitoring and early warning services...

Loggers defy protections to take Solomon Islands’ rare Tubi trees

By Ofani Eremae At the Korona logging camp on San Jorge Island in the Solomon Islands’ Isabel province, the logging machinery lay quiet. Except...

Fiji affirms commitment to building resilient infrastructure

Fiji is at the forefront of global efforts to strengthen disaster and climate resilience by pursuing resilient infrastructure development. This message was conveyed at the...
LC Linnix charter vessel to Banaba Island

Fresh water and a new desalination plant arrives in Banaba

The people of Banaba in Kiribati have received the much-needed fresh water supplies from the capital Tarawa on Sunday – after a year without...

Government of Kiribati prepares charter vessel to take water to desperate families in Banaba

The Office of the President in Kiribati has today responded swiftly to desperate pleas for fresh water supplies from the people of Banaba. PACNEWS has...

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Fiji Media organisations call on the government to repeal the Media Industry Development Act

The Fijian media industry has strongly called on the coalition government to repeal the Media Industry Development Act (MIDA)which first came as a decree...

Pacific nation’s concern over Australia’s coal plans

Samoan Prime Minister Fiamē Naomi Mata’afa has expressed her concern over Australia’s potential to launch new gas and coal projects ahead of the country’s...

Samoan PM raises concerns over China security precedent

Samoa’s prime minister has raised concerns about China muscling its way into the Pacific but stressed relations with Beijing need to be seen in...