Losirene Lacanivalu

Losirene Lacanivalu

Government has lifted the ban on large group gatherings and eased alcohol restrictions. 

Covid-19 will be a major disruption to the livelihoods of Pacific peoples, says new regional tourism chair Halatoa Fua. 

Crown Law has sought a second psychiatric test for the man accused of a Molotov cocktail attack on a controversial coastal development.

FRENCH POLYNESIA – The French Polynesian government says the salvage of the Chinese fishing vessel stuck on the reef of Arutua Atoll in the Tuamotu group for more than a month will be a difficult operation.

- The total number of Covid-19 cases that have been confirmed in the Pacific is now 255, as of yesterday morning. Guam: 139; French Polynesia: 5; New Caledonia: 18; Fiji: 18; CNMI: 14; Papua New Guinea: 8.

An 18-year-old accused in a spate of burglary and beachside thefts has been sentenced to 12 months’ probation and six months’ community service.

A police officer alleged to have assaulted a young father outside Raro Fried Chicken has pleaded not guilty. Faarii Moekapiti is charged with four counts of assault with intent to injure.

A  boy aged 15 is one of those charged with holding a machete to a shopkeeper’s throat in an armed robbery this week.

Police are set to decide whether to drop charges against a gun-wielding intruder, after his young victim forgave him.

Businesses are urged to have their employees be part of a Covid-19 stress free workshop organised by a Private Sector Taskforce.

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