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  1. UN warns Pacific islands of extreme weather risksRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    ... a loss of cash income and reducing people's ability to support themselves - particularly in Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and Fiji. Countries that normally have very low dry season rainfall, such as Timor-Leste and Papua ...


  2. China's Xi Jinping wraps up Pacific talks with Fiji aid boostRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    ... Xi told the leaders of Samoa, Vanuatu, Niue, Tonga, Federated States of Micronesia, Cook Islands, and Papua New Guinea. The talks also involved signing memoranda of understanding on a range of issues including climate change, with several island ...


  3. China's Xi wraps up Pacific talks with Fiji aid boostRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Vallejo News

    ... Xi told the leaders of Samoa, Vanuatu, Niue, Tonga, Federated States of Micronesia, Cook Islands, and Papua New Guinea. The talks also involved signing memoranda of understanding on a range of issues including climate change, with several island ...


  4. MSG Trade Agreement under reviewRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Fijilive

    ... chapters, labour mobility, is currently being looked at ahead of next week's 2014 MSG Tradeshow and Fair in Papua New Guinea. The review of the existing Melanesian Spearhead Group Trade Agreement (MSGTA) to include among other chapters, labour ...


  5. Chinese president touts Pacific tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ABC News

    China's president has announced a range of initiatives to increase Beijing's engagement with eight countries in the Pacific region. During the first state visit to Fiji by a Chinese leader, president Xi Jinping met with the leaders of Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, Samoa, Vanuatu, Micronesia, Cook Islands and Niue.


  6. Meet The Startup Building Drones That Could Save LivesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    When Andreas Raptopoulos and his team got stuck in a 20-truck convoy completely marooned in mud while navigating between villages in Papua New Guinea, it was incredibly frustrating. It was also a validation of his work.


  7. Fiji's return anticipatedRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    PAPUA New Guinea looks forward to welcoming Fiji back into the Pacific Islands Forum, says PNG's Prime Minister Peter O'Neill. Speaking to members of the media following his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping yesterday, Mr O'Neill said Fiji's return was eagerly anticipated.


  8. A consummate storyteller brings to life the tale of a treeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Asopa People

    Elep Returns: The Story of a Tree and its Conversion into Paper by Arnold Mundua. Published by Medtec, ISBN: 9789384007096, 160 pages.


  9. UN vote boosts support for a global moratorium on the death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Amnesty International USA

    ... Suriname. As a further positive sign, Bahrain and Myanmar moved from opposition to abstention. Regrettably, Papua New Guinea went from abstention to a vote against the resolution. Today's vote in the UNGA's Third Committee, which addresses social, ...


  10. East Coast farmers call for reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Mercury

    Seventh generation Cranbrook farmer Adam Greenhill on his Gala Estate property on the state's East Coast. Picture: ROSS MARSDEN Seventh generation Cranbrook farmer Adam Greenhill said 2014 was on track to be the driest year since his family settled the Gala Estate property in 1821.


  11. Local politician shot in first presidential poll-related incident in Sri LankaRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    Nov 22, Colombo: A local politician of the opposition United National Party was shot and injured in the first violent incident related to the presidential polls in Sri Lanka. Chamila Ranasinghe, a former UNP Pradeshiya Sabha member was wounded and hospitalized in a shooting incident in the Maggona area in Beruwala electorate of Kalutara district last night.


  12. Tryouts set for national volleyball teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

    The Guam Volleyball Federation will be holding national team tryouts for the 2015 Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea.


  13. Solomon Islands Reform Efforts Get $5 Million Grant from World BankRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    ... by the April 2014 floods," said Franz Drees-Gross, Country Director for the World Bank in Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea, and the Pacific Islands. The grant of US$5 million from the World Bank's International Development Association (IDA) includes ...


  14. Growth as Pacific tourism heats upRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    Colliers International has released its inaugural South Pacific Island Hotel and Tourism Report covering key South Pacific countries including Fiji, Tahiti, the Cook Islands, Papua New Guinea , Samoa and New Caledonia. "The South Pacific tourism market is heating up after a long period in the shade," says Dean Humphries, the national director of Colliers International Hotels.


  15. Chinese president Xi visits Fiji to strengthen Pacific relationshipRead the original story

    Friday | ABC News

    ... talks today with Fiji's prime minister Frank Bainimarama and seven other Pacific heads of state, including Papua New Guinea's prime minister Peter O'Neill. During a traditional welcoming ceremony in the tourist town of Nadi last night, Mr ...


  16. Call may have saved soldier's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Manawatu Standard

    An officer who decided not to call 111 when a soldier collapsed on an exercise may have broken military base protocol, a coroner has heard. Coroner Carla na Nagara yesterday finished a two-day inquest into the death of Papua New Guinea Corporal Keith Yaolase, 39, who died in Palmerston North Hospital on February 28, 2011, after collapsing on a physical training exercise 11 days earlier.


  17. Another ruling alliance MP of Sri Lanka joins the oppositionRead the original story

    Friday | Colombo Page

    Nov 21, Colombo: Another government Member of Parliament has reportedly joined the opposition United National Party Sri Lanka political sources say. MP Perumal Rajadurai, who represents Nuwara Eliya district, has joined the opposition party following former minister Maithripala Sirisena's announcement that he is challenging the incumbent president at the presidential election.


  18. Fiji fourth in cricket tourneyRead the original story

    Friday | Fiji Times

    FIJI is placed fourth in the 2014 International Cricket Council's East-Asia Pacific region's men's trophy competition being played in Lismore, Australia. Defending champions Papua New Guinea leads the points table with eight points followed by Vanuatu which is also undefeated and with eight points.


  19. Playing for prideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fiji Times

    ... Levu. Jesoni was part of the national team that won the first gold medal in the then South Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea in 1991. In 1995, Jesoni captained the national team to the then SPG in Tahiti and Fiji have to settle for the bronze medal. ...


  20. After 62 years, a book of spiritual uplift without too much religionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Asopa People

    ... It is an autobiographical work by Barry Louisson (pictured), written as an investment in the people of Papua New Guinea with whom he has lived and worked since 1952. The book's style and content are particularly suited to Papua New Guineans, a ...