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Former Vanuatu Speaker explains resignation

Former Vanuatu Speaker of Parliament, Gracia Shadrack has issued a statement explaining the reasons for his resignation. “There has been unrelenting challenge by the Government...

Amid dispute with government, Vanuatu speaker resigns

The Speaker of Parliament of Vanuatu Gracia Shadrack has resigned today amid a dispute with the government of the prime minister Bob Loughman. Last week,...

Israel swears in new coalition, ending Netanyahu’s long rule

Israel’s parliament on Sunday narrowly approved a new coalition government, ending the historic 12-year rule of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and sending the polarising...

Vanuatu Speaker’s lawyer files application to strike out order

Vanuatu Speaker of Parliament’s counsel has filed an application for the Court to struck out the application by the 19 Members of Parliament in...

Samoa’s FAST party seeks clarification of court ruling

Samoa's FAST party is seeking clarification of an Appeal Court decision about extra parliamentary seats for women. An Appeal Court decision last week upheld the...

Vanuatu PM appeals for calm

--Vanuatu Prime Minister Bob Loughman has called on the people of Vanuatu to remain calm as relevant agencies deal with the issue had at...

Legal challenge looms after Vanuatu speaker declares most government seats vacant

The speaker of the Vanuatu parliament has declared the seats of the Prime Minister, the Deputy prime minister and 16 other government MPs vacant. The...

Fiji Parliament passes laws against COVID-19 breaches, 28 new cases reported

Fijians who continue to flout certain advisories and are not adhering to the COVID-19 measures will now be issued on the spot fines. The Public...

United Nations General Assembly holds special session against corruption

The United Nations General Assembly Special Session against corruption began at the UN headquarters in New York today with strong calls for the redoubling...

Akaiti Puna sworn in as new Cook Islands MP

Akaiti Puna was sworn in as Manihiki’s new Cook Islands Member of Parliament on Monday during a flash sitting. Puna, who won the Manihiki seat...

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