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  • 29
  • Jul

Pacific Island Countries have in the past six years stepped up their engagement in the international community processes, especially at the United Nations.

  • 29
  • Jul

Pacific island leaders will renew calls for meaningful action on climate change at a regional summit opening in Palau on Tuesday, amid fears rising seas will swamp their low-lying nations.

  • 28
  • Jul

Australian Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, will not be attending the Pacific Islands Forum in Palau next week.

  • 28
  • Jul

DIGICEL Fiji confirmed on Tuesday an investment of FJ$70 million (K90.9 million) to expand and upgrade its high speed data network.

  • 28
  • Jul

Around the Pacific, the theatre group Won Smolbag and their TV production Love Patrol are a well-known part of the region's cultural life.

  • 28
  • Jul

Count kilojoules, always eat breakfast, don’t eat carbs after 6pm.

  • 28
  • Jul

The Samoan breadfruit variety ‘maafala’ will be distributed globally in an effort to help food security in vulnerable countries around the world.

  • 28
  • Jul

Opinion by Shane Rosenthal, Resident Representative of the Asian Development Bank’s Timor-Leste Resident Mission

  • 28
  • Jul

The International Monetary Fund has lowered its 2014 global economic growth forecast, warning of "negative surprises" from the United States and China and geopolitical risks in Ukraine and the Middle East.

  • 28
  • Jul

The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) this week released new assessments on the status of key regional tuna stocks – skipjack, yellowfin and bigeye tuna – which show that skipjack and yellowfin remain in a reasonably healthy state, but bigeye, the mainstay of the tropical longline fishery, has now been reduced to less than 20% of its unfished stock size.

  • 28
  • Jul

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is calling for urgent action to improve the health of the world's limited soil resources to ensure that future generations have enough supplies of food, water and energy.

  • 28
  • Jul

Reducing vulnerability and strengthening resilience are critical to securing human development progress, the United Nations says in a flagship report released on Friday that examines the risks posed by natural or human-induced disasters and crises and offers ways to tackle them.

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