Friday, December 3, 2021

Emmanuel Macron’s dangerous shift on the New Caledonia referendum risks a return to violence

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By Rowena Dickins Morrison, Adrian Muckle & Benoît Trépied With the growing possibility of a pro-independence victory, France is derailing decolonisation in a bid to...

Samoa Electoral Commissioner resigns immediately

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Samoa Electoral Commissioner, Faimalomatumua Mathew Lemisio, tendered his resignation on Wednesday with immediate effect to become the new Land and Titles Court Deputy President,...

Two more Samoa women MPs appointed make up six in the House

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Two extra women parliamentarians have been appointed by the Samoa Head of State and now make up six women members of parliament following last...

Voting in Samoa by-elections underway

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Voting is underway for six by-elections in Samoa. The by-elections followed the election petition process after the controversial general poll held on 09 April, which...

Siaosi Sovaleni is top bet for Tonga PM

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By Iliesa Tora in Nuku'alofa Tongatapu 3 representative and current Education Minister Siaosi Sovaleni or Hu’akavameiliku is the top bet to become the country’s next...

Call for electoral reform in Tonga after women candidates lose out at the ballot...

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Samoa's Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata'afa is seen as a shining light when it comes to Pacific women in politics but across the region,...

Fiji’s Electoral Commissioner quits

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The head of Fiji's Electoral Commission has resigned - less than 12 months from the general election. Lawyer Suresh Chandra made the surprise revelation during...

Fiji President Ratu Wiliame: Voters deserve better

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Fiji’s next general election should not become a battle of dividers, of people who pit province against province, religion against religion, or ethnicity against...

FAST party secures Falealupo seat

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Fuiono Tenina Crichton is the new Samoa Member of Parliament for Falealupo following the Supreme Court decision Monday to disqualify Tuitogamanaia Dr. Peniamina Leavai...

No women elected in Tonga: time to change the story

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By ‘Ofa-Ki-Levuka Guttenbeil-Likiliki As in 2008, 2010 and 2014, none of the female candidates standing in Tonga’s 2021 general election were successful. Out of a total...

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Britain re-joins major Pacific body

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The United Kingdom has re-joined the Pacific Community, 17 years after severing ties with the regional organisation. It was one of the six founding members...

COP26 Glasgow Climate Pact – “We didn’t come home empty handed”

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By Opinion by Tagaloa Cooper The odds are always stacked against the Pacific region in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)...