Prosecution calls for at least nine years jail in Tahiti meth case
The criminal court in Papeete was told the accused operated from December 2016 until January last year, when three women arriving from Los Angeles were arrested.
February 15, 2019 10:57 am
Village mayor in Samoa sacked for criticising land laws
A village mayor in Samoa has been sacked for openly criticising the government’s land laws.
February 4, 2019 10:44 am
Tonga hit by near-total internet blackout
Tonga is experiencing a near total blackout of mobile and internet services after the country’s only undersea cable was damaged.
January 24, 2019 11:40 am
Challenge in PNG getting eruption warnings to victims
Papua New Guinea’s Rabaul Volcano Observatory is highlighting the challenges in getting warnings through to affected communities.
January 11, 2019 9:32 am
New Caledonia firefighter dies from injuries
A firefighter in New Caledonia has died of his injuries sustained while trying to contain a blaze in the far north.
January 10, 2019 3:15 pm
Samoa doctors now able to receive online help
Samoa’s Prime Minister says with reliable access to high speed internet, local doctors are now in a position to perform surgical procedures under the guidance of overseas-based specialists.
January 10, 2019 7:50 am
Tonga’s PM urges unmarried senior civil servants to find a husband in 2019
Tonga’s Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva has urged unmarried senior civil servants to find a husband in 2019.
January 9, 2019 3:20 pm
American Samoans to be kept out of school if not vaccinated
Health authorities say students in American Samoa will be stopped from attending high school if they have not been fully vaccinated against meningococcal disease.
January 9, 2019 9:42 am
Three defendants in Samoa custody for not meeting immigration requirements
An American Samoa judge says the territory needs a dedicated immigration detention centre as more people are being remanded in custody because of their immigration status.
January 8, 2019 2:27 pm
Solomons at risk of more flooding and landslides
Continued heavy rain and strong winds in Solomon Islands could lead to more flash flooding and possible landslides over the next few days.