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Wednesday | Asopa People

Sean Dorney on 40 years of reporting PNG & the Pacific

Pacific Correspondent SEAN DORNEY has left the ABC after covering the region for 40 years.


Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, Africa, Guinea, Trip-Hop, Fiji, Nauru, Solomon Islands

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Launch of first-ever partnership between University and NGO

August 20, 2014 - A ground-breaking new partnership between the University of Auckland and Conservation International is believed to be the first of its kind in New Zealand.


Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Oceania

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Matangi Tonga

Association of Development Financing Institutions in the Pacific

Private Sector Development is "the backbone" of the work of Development Financial Institutes in the Pacific; to provide capital for the Private Sector to enable their business ventures to grow, Anna Mendiola, the In her opening remarks to the 29th Annual General Meeting of the Association of Development Financing Institutions in the Pacific ( Anna, ... (more)


Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Tonga

Pacific Daily News

On the fridge

Catholic Social Service will hold its monthly rummage sale from 6 to 10 a.m. Aug. 16. Bargains on clothes, shoes, toys, books, kitchen appliances and many other household items.


Related Topix: Events, Travel, Guam Travel, Education Etc., Palau, Oceania, World News, Marshall Islands

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Inter Press Service

Gender Equality Gains Traction with Pacific Island Leaders

Progress on gender equality in the Pacific Islands is gaining momentum following a pledge by political leaders.


Related Topix: World News, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Oceania, Solomon Islands

Thu Aug 07, 2014


Micronesian Scholarships Awarded

A dozen bright young island students are headed to top private schools across the central Pacific nation of Micronesia.


Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Columbia, SC, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The China Post

China may have pressured delegations

Pressure from China could be the main reason that two delegations visiting Taiwan to participate an annual meeting of the Asian Pacific Parliamentarians' Union refused to sign a joint communique, sources said yesterday.


Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Taiwan Travel, World News, Taiwan, Oceania, Kiribati, Palau, Papua New Guinea

Sat Aug 02, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

No tsunami from strong earthquake near Micronesia

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said a strong earthquake in the Federated States of Micronesia region near Papua New Guinea did not generate a Pacific-wide tsunami.


Related Topix: Tsunami, Oceania, Earthquake, World News, Natural Disasters, Papua New Guinea

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Pacific Daily News

Storms to bring rain, wind and higher seas

Two tropical disturbances are forming west of the Republic of Palau and Chuuk State and are expected to bring monsoon wind and rain to Western Micronesia.


Related Topix: Palau, Oceania, World News, Weather, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Pacific Daily News

Protect: Parents, ensure your children have all the proper immunizations

The patient is 10 months old and hasn't traveled, but does have a link to visitors from Pohnpei, in the Federated States of Micronesia.


Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Vaccinations, Health