The head of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat Dame Meg Taylor has called for greater commitment from member countries to collectively solve problems and help the Pacific reach its potential.
Over 1,000 people in Guam are still living in government-provided tents after this month's Typhoon Dolphin wrecked their homes.
Facebook says it remains concerned about a ban imposed on its services by the Nauru government.
The Papua New Guinea Foreign Affairs Minister says the country is standing firm on a travel ban imposed on Australians to the autonomous region of Bougainville.
A Samoan woman who was outspoken about AIDS, Peati Iupeli, has died at the Tupua Tamasese Meaole national hospital.
The French Polynesian president, Edouard Fritch, says he won't resign from the Tahoeraa Huiraatira Party despite him being its only member in government.
The Cook Islands Renewable Energy Division has put out tenders for a power upgrade on Atiu Island.
The Nauru government claims it is not blocking internet access but it confirms it has temporarily banned Facebook to ensure there is no promotion of child pornography.
The District Court in Samoa has found the suspended editor of the government newspaper, Tupuola Terry Tavita, guilty of five assault charges.
Vanuatu's parliament has adjourned its first extra-ordinary sitting of the year until Monday over complaints about the sound system in the chamber.
A survey by an Australian think tank shows most Australians support recent budget cuts to Australia's overseas aid.
A total of 46 people were arrested yesterday in Jayapura in Indonesia's Papua region during rallies in support of Papuan membership of the Melanesian Spearhead Group.
Samoa and Vanuatu have become the first Pacific countries to sign visa waiver agreements with the European Union.
Fiji's prime minister, Frank Bainimarama, has again criticised Australia for refusing to sign up to binding cuts on carbon emissions.
The lawyer representing a refugee on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island says his client's constitutional rights have been been breached after he was barred from entering a court this week.
A Papua New Guinea MP says there's no reason for West Papuan refugees to fear for their safety after the country ratified an extradition treaty with Indonesia.
In American Samoa, almost 200 litres of diesel fuel was removed yesterday from the long-liner that has run aground on the reef off the airport, the Seahawk 68.
A Papuan separatist group, the United Liberation Movement for West Papua, says as many as 30 of its members were arrested on Thursday by Indonesian security officials.
The Cook Islands Ministry of Internal Affairs says it's hoped a free legal service for victims of domestic violence will encourage women to seek help.
It's proposed an Arbitration Court will be set up in Fiji under an amendment to the Employment Relations Promulgation.