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Former Samoa PM Tuilaepa endorses new Government to Ministry heads

Former Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, has met with the heads of the Samoa Government Ministries and urged them to give the new Fa'atuatua...

Nine Fiji opposition MPs arrested over criticism of land bill

Nine prominent opposition politicians – including two former prime ministers – have been arrested in Fiji for voicing concerns about a contentious land bill,...

Macron backs heritage bid of remote Polynesian islands

French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday backed a bid by the Marquesas Islands to gain UNESCO world heritage status. Macron, the first head of state...

Fiji records 1,285 new cases of COVID-19 and nine deaths reported

Fiji has reported 1,285 new cases of COVID-19 Monday. Ministry of Health and Medical Services permanent secretary Dr James Fong also reported nine new COVID-19...

PNG PM Marape slams researchers

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape has slammed the PNG Institute of Medical Research (PNGIMR) for failing to study the Covid-19 pandemic in...

Samoa Appeals Court declares FAST Government; impasse over

The Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that the Faatuatua ile Atua Samoa ua Tasi (FAST) party was Samoa's new Government bringing three months...

New Guardian-class patrol boat: a welcome asset to tackle illegal fishing in Solomon Islands

Tackling illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing is often a challenge for countries in the Pacific due to many reasons. Unavailability of maritime assets...

Fiji records 918 new cases of COVID-19 and 15 deaths reported

-Fiji has recorded 918 new cases of COVID-19 and 15 deaths reported. Permanent secretary for Health, Dr James Fong said that out of the 15...

COVID-19: No easy ways around this pandemic – Fijian PM

Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says there are no easy ways around this COVID-19 pandemic. “We have to meet it head-on, and we are,” Bainimarama...

Vaccine critical to recovery: Seselja

-Vaccine rollout in Solomon Islands and across the Pacific is critical to economic recovery. And Australia is leading efforts to vaccinate countries in the region...

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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...