PACIFIC – There is a call for Pacific nations to maintain a leading role in reducing greenhouse emissions from the shipping industry.

Wallabies star Israel Folau has revealed he offered to walk away from his Rugby Australia contract in the wake of his controversial comments on homosexuality and that tension remains with the game’s administration over the issue.

Tree-trimming laws frustrating

Wednesday April 18, 2018

A DELAY in a government review into tree trimming is incredibly frustrating, the Electricity Networks Association says.

Pacific Briefs

Monday April 16, 2018

Vaccine proving hard to procure

FIJI – Fiji is having difficulty procuring vaccines for meningococcal disease which has struck the country.

TONGA – A former prime minister has hit back at allegations made last week by Tonga’s current prime minister that political reforms were made in 2010 without the approval of parliament.

Medical teams deployed to Ambae

Monday April 16, 2018

VANUATU – Medical emergency teams have for the first time been deployed to the Ambae volcano disaster.

VANUATU – The active volcano on Vanuatu’s Ambae island has once again begun spewing out ash and harmful smoke, and Vanuatu’s government is now looking into acquiring land to permanently resettle the island’s 13,000 residents.

Pacific Briefs

Friday April 13, 2018


Body of missing man found

Friday April 13, 2018

FIJI – The body of a man missing in Fiji’s recent flooding since last weekend has been found.

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