Regional

Volcano eruption escalating

Wednesday March 28, 2018

VANUATU – Residents on Ambae in Vanuatu are living in fear as their island’s volcano continues to belch fire and ash with the danger level of the Manaro Voui crater at level 3 – signifying an escalating eruption event.

TONGA – Tonga’s Education Minister remains adamant that girls should not play rugby or take part in boxing.

New Zealand begged to intervene

Wednesday March 28, 2018

PAPUA NEW GUINEA – New Zealand should bypass Australia and negotiate the resettlement of Manus Island refugees with the PNG government, a sick asylum seeker says.

Children traumatised on Nauru

Wednesday March 28, 2018

NAURU – A senior United Nations official has demanded Australia reconsider its offshore processing policy as concerns about detainees’ mental health grows.

PACIFIC BRIEFS

Tuesday March 27, 2018

ISLAND MPS SEEK DISASTER DECLARATION

Professional contracts on offer

Tuesday March 27, 2018

PACIFIC – The Pacific Rugby Players Association says professional contracts are already on the table for some of the players who attended this week’s Pacific Island combined training camp.

Roofing materials donated

Tuesday March 27, 2018

Tonga – Three container loads of building supplies from Fletcher Building South Pacific are set to arrive in Tonga to assist in rebuilding cyclone-damaged homes of people most in need.

Tongans pray for forgiveness

Tuesday March 27, 2018

TONGA – Tongans have prayed for forgiveness following a month of shocking murders and road accident deaths in the Christian kingdom.

PACIFIC BRIEFS

Saturday March 24, 2018

SAMOA MOVES TO BAN ‘RUBBISH’ MEAT

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