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  • 09
  • Aug

IUCN:  Overfishing, population growth, rapid urbanization, habitat degradation and climate change are all leading to a ‘perfect storm’ for coastal fisheries in the Pacific Islands region, which means that many Pacific Island countries and territories will need to find alternative sources of protein for their population within the next two decades.

  • 09
  • Aug

RADIO AUSTRALIA: Pacific leaders have launched a global campaign to improve weather forecasting and climate services for small island nations.

  • 07
  • Aug

RNZI: Samoa's Ministry of Health has reported two deaths from acute fever and rash, saying it is now an outbreak.

  • 07
  • Aug

RNZI: Papua New Guinea's Foreign Minister has denied a claim that his government reneged on a commitment to support Fiji's candidate for the role of Pacific Islands Forum Secretary-General.

  • 04
  • Aug

Asian Development Bank (ADB) Vice-President Bruce Davis together with Palau’s Finance minister and ADB Governor Elbuchel Sadang last week opened a new ADB Development Coordination Office for Palau.

  • 04
  • Aug

Vanuatu's government has abandoned a project with a Singapore company to develop an international airport.

  • 04
  • Aug

Tokelau's Minister of Energy Foua Toloa once travelled on a canoe from Tonga to Fiji in 1983 just to prove that it could be done in the modern era.

  • 04
  • Aug

At the closing last week of a conference in Cotonou, Benin, ministers, senior Government officials and United Nations representatives called on donor countries to fulfil their commitments and go even further, by allocating at least 50 percent of their overseas development assistance (ODA) and “aid for trade” disbursement, to the world’s least developed countries (LDCs).

  • 04
  • Aug

SINGAPORE is a country Papua New Guinea could tap into for trade and investment opportunities, an official says.

  • 03
  • Aug

The Pacific Islands Forum Leaders at their Retreat in Peleliu State, Palau on 31st July announced Dame Meg Taylor, DBE, as the next Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum, making history as the first woman to be selected to hold the office of Secretary General.

  • 03
  • Aug

AFP - Pacific leaders warn that entire island nations will disappear under the waves unless action is taken to address climate change.

  • 31
  • Jul

The impasse between Fiji and Solomon Islands governments can only be resolved through the intervention of the prime ministers of both countries, says Association of the South Pacific Airlines secretary-general George Faktaufon.

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