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  • 25
  • Jun

AS the Fiji government seeks international support to be on the United Nations Human Rights Council, Civil Society Organisation in the region together with Fiji will make West Papua one of several key issues in which Fiji needs to demonstrate its credibility as a fair advocate on human rights violations.

  • 25
  • Jun

FIJI supports a Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Peacekeeping Unit.

  • 09
  • Jun

Pohnpei, SPC News – Federates States of Micronesia (FSM) is reviewing its disaster response in the wake of the three typhoons which hit the country between April and May this year.

  • 03
  • Jun

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) --- Wewak Town Mayor Charles Malenki has signed a letter of intent with the Mayor of Jayapura Benhur Tommy Mano in Indonesia’s West Papua region to cement trade links between the two centres.

  • 27
  • May

PORT VILA, ( VANUATU DAILY POST) - A bilateral deal negotiated between New Guinea and Vanuatu in the corridors of the PALM 7 meeting in Japan may get into air shortly.

  • 27
  • May

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) - Papua New Guinea New Guinea is not broke – that’s official and from Finance Minister James Marape.

  • 27
  • May

Apia, Samoa – The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and the European Union will establish a community of practice for Pacific Islands’ policy officers and legislative drafters involved in deep sea minerals.

  • 26
  • May

The Festival of Pacific Arts Coordinating Committee, along with Governor Eddie Baza Calvo, FestPac Coordinating Committee Honorary Chairwoman First Lady Christine Calvo, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB), the Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities (CAHA) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) has announced that on Friday marks exactly one year until the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts (FestPac) officially begins.

  • 26
  • May

Japan over the weekend announced a new US$450 million (SBD$3.5 billion) funding package for the Pacific region for the next three years.

  • 26
  • May

IWAKI, (PACNEWS) - Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has supported Indonesia's bid to become an associate member of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG).

  • 26
  • May

SUVA, (RADIO AUSTRALIA) - High rates of domestic violence, including brutality against pregnant women, in the South Pacific have been documented in a new UNICEF report.

  • 26
  • May


Suva, Fiji – For the past ten months, Pacific Island countries and territories have enjoyed falling petroleum prices but there are indications that the region should prepare for rising fuel prices.

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