Exactly fifty days to go before Fiji's general election, poverty and joblessness are high among the concerns of the country's grassroots.
Papua New Guinea's acting deputy police commissioner, Jim Andrews, says there is no rift in the force and no need for any reconciliation.
A memorial service has been held at sea in American Samoa in remembrance of the two victims of last week's plane crash.
An extraordinary session of the Vanuatu parliament was adjourned yesterday until later on Tuesday.
Papua New Guinea's national court has permanently stayed an attempt by the National Executive Council to disband the anti-corruption unit Taskforce Sweep.
The Niue Tourism Authority Board says it is confident the country's new strategic plan for tourism outlines a clear path for substantial growth.
Former civil servants, farmers and community workers make up the latest batch of candidates of Fiji's People's Democratic Party.
French Polynesia's president is still in office - four days after France's highest court advised the French High Commisson in Tahiti that Gaston Flosse had lost his appeal and he was disqualified from public office for three years.
The Governor of Papua New Guinea's national capital has signed a deal with a company that will see betelnut sold in packaged form.
The former American Samoa hospital CEO says his sacking was due to irreconcilable differences with the board.
The Polynesian Leaders Group has chosen Niue as the chair for next year, taking over from French Polynesia.
A People's Representative for Ha'apai in Tonga where a category-five cyclone displaced 5,000 people in January says residents do not have enough food and up to 200 families are still living in tents.
The Manu Samoa sevens team have missed out a medal at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games after Australia ran out 24-0 winners in the bronze playoff.
Transparency Solomon Islands is trying to encourage people not to sell their votes in this year's general election.
A Solomon Islands academic has sounded a note of caution about moves to re-arm the local police force.
A former union chief and political party leader in Fiji Felix Anthony has welcomed police assurances a case of alleged assault against him by members of the Bainimarama government will be followed up.
The Prime Minister of Fiji, Frank Bainimarama, says the attitude of some medical staff to their professional duties is a contributor to poor levels of healthcare in the country.
The Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Tuiloma Neroni Slade, says the suspension of Fiji from the 16-strong group has been a traumatic experience for member countries.
Police in Vanuatu are on alert this week to ensure the country's 34th Independence Day celebrations this week go smoothly.
Health authorities on Palau have asked Pacific Island Forum leaders to lead the way and not to smoke during this week's summit.
The deputy Prime Minister of Tonga is defending the government's relief work in Ha'apai following a tropical cyclone which displaced 5,000 people in January.
The Solomon Islands police force has has come under criticism for the appointment of a man accused of manufacturing a riot at an Australian offshore detention centre.
New figures on tuna populations in the Pacific show that the region's bigeye stocks have been critically depleted.
The outgoing Indonesia administration has signed a deal with the United States company operating one of the world's largest copper and gold mines in West Papua.
An extra-ordinary meeting of the Vanuatu Parliament begins today with a supplementary budget the key issue before MPs.
Papua New Guinea's Chief Justice has referred contempt charges laid against the police commissioner, Geoffrey Vaki, to the Supreme Court to hear.
Police in Papua New Guinea have been accused of raiding and burning down a village in Southern Highlands province, which has left two people dead and hundreds homeless.
The Marshall Islands shark protection legislation is being used as a global model by an international conservation group.
An academic says there remains a public perception in Solomon Islands that it is still too difficult to find a suitable local to be the Police Commissioner.
The family of the plane crash victims in American Samoa is appealing for more help in the search for the sole missing victim of the crash.
The police in Samoa say they will trap dogs in the capital ahead of the Small Islands Developing States conference in September.
More than 300 delegates are expected in the Micronesian state of Palau for the 45th Pacific Islands Forum leaders' summit, which opens on Tuesday.
A leader of a political party in Fiji says no action has been taken by the Fiji Police Force on the people who had allegedly assaulted him in 2012.
The Fiji Rugby Union will introduce full-time player contracts for the upcoming World Sevens Series, and have also announced a higher threshold for bonus payments.
The ex-chairperson of the Niue Tourism Authority Board says a poorly considered strategic plan for tourism sparked her resignation earlier this month.
A Fiji academic in Australia says the Pacific Islands Forum is going through a turbulent phase but it is still a key body in the region.