Regional

Four more Covid-19 cases in Fiji

Thursday 6 May 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Fiji's permanent secretary of health James Fong says another four Covid-19 infections were found on Thursday - three in the community.

Fiji


Australia Tells Its Citizens in India Amid COVID Crisis: Don’t Come Home

Monday 3 May 2021 | Written by The New York Times | Published in Australia, Regional

Critics condemned the move to temporarily bar Australians, including children, as unnecessarily harsh, a violation of citizenship principles and a cultural double standard. Officials say the policy is necessary. Via The New York Times.

Australia


ADB tips Pacific return to growth in 2021

Friday 30 April 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Pacific Islands, Regional

The Pacific's largest development bank claims the region is set to return to growth this year.

Pacific Islands


Fiji tightens lockdown as Covid cases rise

Friday 30 April 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Fiji's government has taken the most drastic measures since Covid-19 hit the country in March last year.

Fiji


PIF's Dame Meg disappointed at lack of action by major emitters

Monday 26 April 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Pacific Islands, Regional

The Pacific Islands Forum Secretary General has welcomed the new climate targets announced by some countries at US President Joe Biden's virtual summit.

Pacific Islands


Restrictions on movement in Fiji due to Covid-19 threat

Friday 23 April 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Fiji's main island of Viti Levu has been issued with a restricted movement order amid the threat of more Covid-19 cases in the community.

Fiji


Confidence key to opening borders says Australian envoy

Thursday 15 April 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Australia, Regional

Australia's high commissioner to Fiji says his government will need to be confident that Covid-19 is suppressed in the country before it opens up any quarantine-free travel with the Fijians.

Australia


Forum calls on Japan to re-think toxic waste dump plans

Tuesday 13 April 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Pacific Islands, Regional

The Pacific Islands Forum is calling on Japan to re-think plans to dump toxic waste in the ocean.

Pacific Islands


Industries desperate for workers urge government to open borders to Pacific

Thursday 8 April 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Pacific Islands, Regional

Fruit, meat works and food processing industries are calling on the government to open Pacific borders to tackle what they're calling their worst ever labour crisis.

Pacific Islands


Major companies call for moratorium on deep-sea mining

Thursday 1 April 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Pacific Islands, Regional

Major car companies are among the global companies who have signed up to a World Wildlife Fund call for a moratorium on deep-sea mining.

Pacific Islands


NZ's Fijian-Indians want to be recognised as Pasifika, not Asians

Wednesday 31 March 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Fijian-Indians living in New Zealand are opposing moves by the government to classify them as Asians and not Pacific Islanders.

Fiji


Pacific call for global ban on deep sea mining

Friday 26 March 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Pacific Islands, Regional

A widespread Pacific civil society call for a global ban on deep sea mining activity has been launched.

Pacific Islands


Outcry in Tahiti over nuclear fallout study

Tuesday 16 March 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in French Polynesia

There is renewed alarm in French Polynesia over the legacy of the French nuclear weapons tests.

French Polynesia


CNMI wants US National Guard presence

Tuesday 9 March 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Northern Mariana Islands

The Northern Mariana Islands wants a US National Guard of its own so there would be servicemen to respond to natural disasters and the Covid-19 pandemic.

Northern Mariana Islands


Tighter controls called for on PNG sand exploitation

Wednesday 3 March 2021 | Written by Emmanuel Samoglou | Published in Papua New Guinea

After successfully stopping one sand mining project, Papua New Guinea environmentalists now want the government to tighten the rules around the industry.

Papua New Guinea


Facebook block hits region hard

Saturday 20 February 2021 | Written by Emmanuel Samoglou | Published in Australia, Economy, National, Regional

As an Australia-wide ban on news content by Facebook continues, it is emerging just how prominent the social media platform has become for Cook Islands residents and people throughout the Pacific region.

Australia


PM Brown defends Puna’s selection

Saturday 13 February 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in National, Pacific Islands, Politics, Regional

Pacific Islands Forum has been most effective when they have worked together as a single, unified body, says Prime Minister Mark Brown.

National


Forum chair’s unwavering support for Henry Puna

Saturday 6 February 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Local, National, Pacific Islands, Regional

Henry Puna is expected to take up the Pacific Islands Forum’s Secretary General position in April this year.

Local


University’s local student body wants resolution

Friday 5 February 2021 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Education, Regional

The local student body of the University of the South Pacific has put their trust in the principles of good governance of the University to solve its internal issues.

Education

University saga takes new twist

Thursday 4 February 2021 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Education, National, Regional

The University of the South Pacific’s Cook Islands campus director hopes member countries will come together and put extreme pressure on the Fijian Government after shock deportation of their vice chancellor.

Education


1  2  3  4  5    350  Next »