Pacific headlines with summaries.
Authorities on Papua New Guinea are warning people on the island of Manam to take precautions and remain vigilant after a volcanic eruption this morning.
The Solomon Islands government has given the go-ahead for the controlled release of millions of litres of untreated waste water into a Guadalcanal river.
Papua New Guinea's prime minister says the government will remove all foreign advisors and consultants from government departments because they're making locals lazy.
Australian Federal Police say they may look into claims staff at the Manus Island asylum seeker detention camp in Papua New Guinea are avoiding standard police checks.
Detainees from Nauru needing medical treatment will soon be sent to hospital Papua New Guinea rather than Australia.
More than a dozen small island nations have made an urgent appeal to the UN Security Council for help in combatting climate change, which they say poses a threat to their existence.
Tropical Storm Soudelor is expected to develop into a typhoon over the weekend but forecasters say its track should mean minimal impact for the Northern Marianas.
The Premier of Niue says other nations are making it poor by not sharing returns made from Niue's resources.
A state funeral is being held today in Port Vila for Vanautu's former prime minister, Edward Natapei, who died this week.
The Papua New Guinea Government has passed the Sovereign Wealth Fund bill after hold ups earlier in the week.
A leading Anglican churchman has called for leaders to stand up on environmental issues on a visit to Samoa.
The Governor of Papua New Guinea's National Capital District says Port Moresby is running out of land for development.
The Governor of Tonga's Reserve Bank says a one seniti levy imposed on foreign exchange will help pay for the Pacific Games.
Hawaii longline vessels fishing in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean have reached its bigeye tuna catch limit of 3,502 metric tonnes.
A boat remains grounded on a reef in the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas after running aground on the northern side of Rota Island five days ago.
A guest house is to be built in Indonesia's Papua province for the Indonesian president Joko Widodo.
An expert on the law of small island countries Tony Angelo says the Cook Islands' deal with New Zealand on self goverment can be hailed as a success. (AUDIO)
Papua New Guinea police say staff at the Manus detention centre initially refused to hand over reports on a sexual assault.
Samoa netball confronts challenge of stringing a team together and preparing for the sport's pinnacle event.
An American Samoa fisheries task force has warned of economic catastrophe if the US purse seiner fleet packs up due to lost fishing grounds in near waters.