FFA Fisheries Observers Repatriated On Chartered Flight
Nine Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency Observers have been successfully repatriated to their respective countries on a chartered flight on Tuesday 7th July, 2020.
July 11, 2020 7:32 am
American Samoan Cabinet members not filing taxes
American Samoa’s Governor says some members of Cabinet have not filed their tax returns in years.
May 26, 2020 2:38 pm
Vanuatu still in need of aid in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Harold
Vanuatu continues to be in desperate need of aid in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Harold, which swept through the Pacific in early April.
May 19, 2020 12:09 pm
Samoa's Ombudsman voices opposition to divisive bills
Samoa’s Ombudsman, long serving public servant Maiava Iulai Toma, has voiced his office’s opposition to proposed Constitutional changes aimed at an overhaul of the Judiciary.
May 18, 2020 11:39 am
Climate change is still the Pacific’s greatest threat - Regenvanu
Tropical Cyclone Harold showed us that Climate Change is still the Pacific’s biggest existential threat, according to Vanuatu’s opposition leader.
May 18, 2020 10:23 am
COVID-19 lockdown sends solo sailor on Pacific odyssey
One man’s dream to spend three years sailing solo around the Pacific nearly turned to disaster after borders started closing around the region, leaving him stranded alone at sea for three months.
May 8, 2020 12:18 pm
Questions emerge over future of Tonga's domestic airline
Tonga’s only domestic airline, the privately-owned Real Tonga, is reportedly on the verge of bankruptcy.
May 7, 2020 2:41 pm
PNG dailies' deference eroding public trust, says NGO
A report has found that Papua New Guinea’s daily newspapers often displayed a “deference” to the office of prime minister in their stories.
May 4, 2020 2:04 pm
Malaria outbreak in Vanuatu province affected by TC Harold
Vanuatu Health authorities have another challenge to deal with after a local outbreak of malaria in Sola, which is in the northern province of Torba following Tropical Cyclone Harold.
April 28, 2020 11:14 am
High COVID-19 rates for Pacific islanders in the US
Pacific islanders living in the United States have an infection rate two to three times the average in at least four American states.
April 27, 2020 11:23 am
PNG registers eight confirmed COVID-19 case
Papua New Guinea has reported its eighth confirmed case of COVID-19, in Eastern Highlands province.
April 23, 2020 2:47 pm
Further plea for help as 50 hotels close in Samoa and hundreds jobless
The Covid-19 stimulus package passed by Samoa’s Parliament last week may have come too late for some hotels and their workers.