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Queen Elizabeth II dies, Buckingham Palace announces

Queen Elizabeth II, the UK's longest-serving monarch, has died at Balmoral aged 96, after reigning for 70 years.

Pacific Islands

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China helping PNG's fight against illegal drugs; Vanuatu chiefs want presidency; and increase in HIV in Fiji.

Cooks' newcomers look set to take five seats in election

The Cook Islands parliament looks set for a shake up after today's general elections.

Regional


PNG police hunting candidates who they say tried to derail election

Papua New Guinea Police claim they are closing in on 15 candidates in Enga Province who allegedly used guns to threaten civilians in their attempt to derail the General Elections. The Post Courier reports the Police Commissioner David Manning saying police have the candidates names and know where they are hiding and has called on […]

Papua New Guinea


PNG's Baru takes Commonwealth Games silver

Papua New Guinea weightlifter Morea Baru borrowed his team-mate's national uniform to receive his second Commonwealth Games medal as his own one was too baggy.

Pacific Islands


World Bank's $1 billion grant for Vanuatu aims to reform squatter settlements

A VT2 billion grant from the World Bank Group is set to reform unplanned urban settlements in Vanuatu and effectively improve the standard of living for many families.

Regional


Niue: 'Dramatic rise' in Covid-19 community cases

Community cases of Covid-19 in Niue have jumped from four to 17 since the first cases were reported last Thursday.

Niue


New Caledonia and Vanuatu sign memorandum for marine cable

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between the governments of Vanuatu and New Caledonia last Friday afternoon effectively paves the way for a second submarine cable instalment from Port Vila to Lifou, in New Caledonia.

New Caledonia


Pacific nations add colour, oils to Games opening ceremony

Five years of build-up has become a reality after the 22nd Commonwealth Games began in Birmingham in England on Friday morning.

Pacific Islands


Cook Islanders get ready to go to the polls

Cook Islanders go to the polls on August 1st to choose a new 24 member parliament.

Pacific Islands


NZ Air Force delivering critical freight to Kiribati and Fiji

A New Zealand Air Force Hercules is delivering crucial water infrastructure to help Kiribati cope with a severe drought.

Kiribati


Niue has first covid cases in the community

Covid-19 has arrived in the community in Niue.

Niue


Dentist wants action to reverse high levels of child tooth decay

A paediatric dentist in Fiji is dedicating his career to improving dental health outcomes for the South Pacific.

Fiji


France pays out on nearly 100 nuclear compo claims

The French nuclear compensation commission CIVEN says last year it paid out US$16.6 million to victims of France's nuclear weapons tests.

French Polynesia


MP blames Commission for election chaos

Re-elected Papua New Guinea MP Tim Masiu says much of the blame for the country's election fiasco can be directed at the Electoral Commission.

Papua New Guinea


Commonwealth Games 2022 begins: Follow live updates

Five years of build-up are set to become a reality as the 22nd Commonwealth Games begin in the English city of Birmingham.

Pacific Islands


Tokelau itching to get its people home again

Plans are underway to help Tokelauans stuck abroad, mostly in New Zealand and Samoa, to return home.

Regional


PNG's Governor-General to delay return of election writs

The Governor-General of Papua New Guinea Sir Bob Dadae has accepted a recommendation from the Electoral Commission to delay the return of writs in the country's general election.

Papua New Guinea


Pacific news and sport in brief

PNG monkeypox warning, Tokelau leaders meet again, and honour for Tahiti MP.

French Polynesia


Vanuatu athletes' battles just to get to Friendly Games

Vanuatu's 17-strong team for the Commonwealth Games has jumped through hoops to get to England.

Regional


Wallis experiencing Covid surge

More people are succumbing to Covid-19 on the French territory of Wallis due to the refusal to vaccinate and test.

Pacific Islands


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America is sending high ranked diplomats to Solomon Islands.

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