A THIRD of the world supply of tuna for canning and much for sashimi comes from the western Pacific - yet the island countries of the region collect only six percent of the value of their own fisheries.
AMNESTY International’s Pacific human rights campaign will rise another notch with the release of a damning new report on Fiji tomorrow and further investigations in the pipeline on urban poverty in Fiji and the Solomon Islands and domestic violence in Papua New Guinea.
UNIVERSITY of Sydney researchers have made a significant advance in understanding the debilitating hereditary disease Friedreich’s ataxia, offering hope that new forms of treatment will be developed.
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, September 1, 2009 - Pacific Island countries can tap into demand from Europe for over 70 million tins of skipjack tuna by kick starting sustainable pole and line fisheries.
The ousted Fiji governing party has rejected an accusation by Fiji’s interim leader that the former government had been involved in using terror to push a racist and corrupt agenda.
Sir Paul Reeves, Special Representative of Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma to the Republic of the Fiji Islands, will arrive in Fiji on 8 September for a two-day visit.
TWO Taiwanese longline tuna fishing vessels were caught by Greenpeace in the act of illegally transferring fish in Pacific waters last Wednesday.
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