The use of language such as "gender" and "feminism" can be a hindrance to engaging Pacific men to supporting women's leadership in the region as such words can "alienate or provoke resistance", new research has found.
A member of the International Atomic Energy Agency team visiting Fukushima for its first marine sampling since the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant started releasing treated radioactive wastewater into the sea said Thursday, he does not expect any rise in radiation levels in the fish caught in the regional seas.
New Zealanders are bananas for bananas, but the country relies on imports from Mexico, Ecuador and the Philippines for its supply.
Some fruit growers hope to change that by sowing the seeds for a homegrown industry.
As Japan will begin releasing a second batch of wastewater from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant Thursday, the issue is expected to be a standing agenda item between the Pacific and Japan at the Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM) to be hosted next by the Asian nation. PACNEWS reports.
Fiji's attorney general has confirmed the acting director of public prosecutions (DPP) and acting commissioner of the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC) David Toganivalu, 49, has died.
Vanuatu's opposition has filed a motion to call an extra-ordinary session of parliament Monday next week to debate a motion of no confidence against new Prime Minister Sato Kilman, who was elected for the top job.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration (MFAI) says it continues to advance preparations to host the 52nd Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting (PIFLM52) in November but would not say how much it would cost.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration (MFAI) Director of the Pacific and Regional Affairs Division (PRAD) Antonina Browne is chairing the Pacific ACP (African, Caribbean and Pacific States) Officials meeting and the Smaller Island States Officials Meeting in Suva, Fiji this week.