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Biden looks to win over Pacific Island leaders at summit

President Joe Biden is hosting Pacific Island leaders for a two-day summit as the U.S looks to counter China’s military and economic influence in...

Russ Kun elected Nauru president unopposed

Russ Kun is the newly elected president of Nauru, nominated unopposed in the inaugural sitting of the 24th Parliament, Wednesday. Marcus Stephen was re-elected as...

U.S Pacific summit faces rocky start as island leaders reject Washington’s offers

U.S attempts to bolster ties with Pacific islands have suffered a major blow on the eve of its landmark summit, with Solomon Islands rejecting...

NZ minister backs fossil fuel ban treaty

-New Zealand has offered in-principle support to an ambitious climate change treaty championed by Vanuatu which aims to phase out fossil fuels. Vanuatu President Nikenike...

Climate change expected to be top of U.S-Pacific Islands summit

Climate Change is expected to be the main issue of discussion at the first U.S-Pacific Islands summit in Washington DC this week. During the 77th...

Solomon Islands refusing to sign 11-point declaration at historic Pacific-U.S meeting

Solomon Islands has signalled it won't sign on to an 11-point declaration between the United States and Pacific Island nations, dealing a blow to...

U.S Defence secretary Austin welcomes Marshall Islands President to Pentagon

U.S Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin III has met with Marshall Islands President David Kabua, who is in Washington to participate in the...

Fiji PM leads the Pacific to Washington will hold first official meeting with U.S...

Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama will meet the American President Joe Biden at a Pacific Island Leaders' Summit at the White House on 29...

Kesolei joins leadership of Pacific Anti-Corruption Journalists Network

Ongerung Kambes Kesolei, a seasoned journalist from Palau was elected Secretary of the Pacific Anti-Corruption Journalists Network (PACJN) during the meeting of the 6th...

Sasako: SoIomon Islands engrained by corruption

By Ben Bilua Former Member of Parliament and longtime journalist, Alfred Sasako says Solomon Islands has been engrained by corruption that there seems to be...

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Sustainability of Pacific fisheries is compromised by the impacts of climate change: Forum Chair

By Pita Ligaiula in Seoul Forum Chair and Cook Islands Prime Minister Mark Brown says the sustainability of Pacific fisheries is compromised by the...

Solomon Islands distance itself from Korea – Pacific Islands Forum Summit Declaration

Solomon Islands expressed reservations on an element of the outcome Declaration of the Korea-Pacific Islands Forum Summit in particular the reference to competing Strategy...

North Korea Nuclear programme direct threat to international peace and security

By Pita Ligaiula in Seoul The Korea – Pacific Islands Summit shares the view that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s (DPRK) nuclear and...