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More details have emerged about a strong earthquake which struck late this morning off Papua New Guinea's Bougainville Island. Initial reports centred the quake in neighbouring Solomon Islands but the...
Two weeks after floods devastated communities in Solomon Islands, the government and authorities are prioritising the repatriation of flood victims. The Director of the National Disaster Management Office, Loti Yates,...
The Cook Islands education and tourism minister, Teina Bishop, has resigned just a day after early elections were called for July. The MP from Aitutaki is expected to be replaced...
A market at the Papua New Guinea/Indonesia border has again been closed amid fears over a shooting incident. The Antara news agency says the Skouw border market was shut after...
The Judiciary of Guam has been ranked on the list of the top 30 employers from all over the United States and its territories. The Judiciary was selected among 2,600...
Employers in New Caledonia have called for an end to the partial price freeze in place since August to curb the high cost of living. This comes as unions say...
Latest from Dateline Pacific
Australia promises not to send babies of asylum seekers to Pacific detention camps this weekend; Getting people to return to their communities is the new focus of the Solomons flood relief; An NGO says Solomon Islands' flood affected farmers need immediate help; Tuvalu says by formally re-establishing ties with Georgia it is joining its traditional firends; The Cook Islands prepares for an early election; Fiji appoints a new netball coach.
Twenty six babies born in Australia to asylum seeker parents will not be transferred to Nauru or Manus detention centres this weekend.
A look at the situation in Solomon Islands two weeks after the floods.
Tuvalu re-establishes ties with Georgia ( 3′ 36″ )
Tuvalu's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Taukelina Finikaso, says the country risked isolating itself when the previous government set up diplomatic ties with Russia.
The Cook Islands prepares for an early election; An NGO says Solomon Islands' flood affected farmers need immediate help; Relief efforts are underway in Papua New Guinea in the wake of Cyclone Ita; Niue's caretaker premier is confident he will be re-elected; There are fears dengue fever is spreading among asylum seekers in Nauru; Fiji appoints a new netball coach.
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