Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Samoa’s creeping ocean and seawalls

By Shalveen Chand The south coast of Upolu in Samoa is truly a magnificent place. Its white sandy beaches are lined with beach fales and...

Fish wardens combat illegal fishing in Fiji’s Vatu-i-Ra Marine Conservation Park

By Dionisia Tabureguci Illegal fishing continues to be a challenge in Vatu-i-Ra waters, the site of Fiji’s biggest conservation park. So much so that local fish...

“Mommy, I’m Cold”

By Olive Natalie Mafi In December last year, Hunga Tonga–Hunga Haʻapai started erupting and reached large and powerful climax on 15 January 2022. The eruption triggered...

Fiji’s election marks a crucial moment for its fragile democracy

Democracy and the rule of law in Fiji are key U.S. interests amid growing concerns about China’s regional engagement Analysis by Camilla Pohle-Anderson Fiji has become...

Laura Lochman encourages Pacific women to be part of Energy sector

The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) launched the Women in Energy Strategy with the United States Department through the Bureau of Energy Resources...

If the Marshall Islands can support green shipping, so should everyone

Our economy depends on it but, as rising ocean levels threaten our home, tightening regulation is key By David Kabua, Marshall Islands President For my...

Opinion: Climate justice delayed is justice denied

By Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland KC and Dr Nazia Mintz Habib FRSA, Founder of the Centre for Resilience and Sustainable Development. At COP27 there was...

Punching above its weight, Pacific pushes for ship polluters to pay

By Robert Iroga in London Punching above our weight has been the statement echoed in London this week to describe the tiny Pacific’s bold...

SPREP supports one Pacific Voice on biodiversity at COP15

The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), as the mandated inter-governmental organisation of the Pacific island countries to protect the Pacific environment,...

Falemaka urges Pacific to work together to advance interests in WTO matters

PIFS ambassador urged Pacific to work together to advance interests in WTO and be more active in the discussions in putting forward issues that...

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Kiribati to return to Pacific Islands Forum

By Samantha Magick, Islands Business Forum Chair, Fiji Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka says his office has now received a letter confirming this intention from Kiribati...

PINA welcomes Fijian Government’s review of current Media Laws in Fiji

By Makereta Komai, PACNEWS Editor President of the Pacific Islands News Association, Kora Nou today warmly welcomed the new Fijian Government’s immediate push to revisit...

Hipkins sworn in as New Zealand PM, pledges focus on economy

Chris Hipkins was sworn in Wednesday as New Zealand’s 41st prime minister, following the unexpected resignation last week of Jacinda Ardern. Hipkins, 44, has promised...