Regional

FIJI – The Fiji Labour Party says the recent death of a newborn baby at the Lautoka Hospital questions the state of Fiji’s health care facilities.

FIJI – A former senior member of the Fiji government Pio Tikoduadua – who this week announced he is joining an opposition party – says he had concerns about the Fiji First Party’s direction before the landmark elections in 2014.

Four dead in sorcery revenge

Thursday April 20, 2017

PAPUA NEW GUINEA – Four men have been killed and another four are in intensive care in Papua New Guinea after a sorcery related attack in Eastern Highlands province during the Easter weekend.

Runaway refugee faces new charges

Thursday April 20, 2017

PAPUA NEW GUINEA – A young Iranian refugee who fled Papua New Guinea to seek asylum in Fiji has had charges against him thrown out of court in Port Moresby.

PACIFIC BRIEFS

Wednesday April 19, 2017

DENGUE FEVER CLAIMS ANOTHER LIFE

MARSHALL ISLANDS – The vast Pacific Ocean has become a tactical arena in the preparations for a future world war, according to a veteran journalist and documentary filmmaker.

Drunk sailors went on rampage

Wednesday April 19, 2017

PAPUA NEW GUINEA – Refugees have challenged Australian government claims that shots fired during an outbreak of violence at the Manus Island detention centre were discharged by PNG military personnel into the air.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA – An asylum seeker detained by Australia on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island says he thought he was going to die during the Good Friday attack on the detention centre by officers in the PNG navy.

PACIFIC BRIEFS

Tuesday April 18, 2017

territory recovering from cyclone

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