By PITA LIGAIULA in Manila MANILA, Phillipines – December 4: 2.45pm (PACNEWS): The region’s two peak bodies representing Pacific nations’ fisheries interests pledged to maintain their solidarity at the WesternRead More
By RONALD TOITO’ONA in Manila MANILA, Phillipines – December 4: 7.55am (Solomon Star): SOLOMON Islands has pulled out from a key tuna deal called the Tokelau Arrangement, citing it as aRead More
Small nations suffer huge burden By NETANI RIKA in Manila, Phillipines MANILA – December 3: 11pm (Islands Business): KIRIBATI already faces the huge burden of rising sea levels which threatensRead More
By ILIESA TORA in MANILA MANILA, Phillipines – December 3: 3.37pm (Nuku’alofa Times): This year’s 14th Regular Session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission here in Manila openedRead More
By Pita Ligaiula in Manila, Philippines MANILA – December 2: 11.15pm (PACNEWS): A proposal from Japan and South Korea for a ‘code of conduct’ for fisheries observers has been condemnedRead More
By Pita Ligaiula in Manila, Philippines MANILA, December 2: 8.45am (PACNEWS): There were emotional scenes yesterday at special meeting on tropical tuna in the lead up to next week’s WesternRead More
By Pita Ligaiula in Manila, Philippines MANILA – December 1: 9.12pm (PACNEWS): The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission(WCPFC) is currently holding its second Intersessional meeting in Manila this weekend andRead More
SUVA, Fiji – November 24: 9am (PIFS Media): In the Pacific region, culture is engrained in the social fabric of our nations where human creativity, traditional skills and practices areRead More
AUCKLAND, New Zealand – November 15: 8.52pm (RNZI): Westpac has been disciplined by the Reserve Bank for breaking the rules meant to keep banks safe against financial crisis.
NUKU’ALOFA-October 19: 9.10am (RNZI): A lawyer says ousting two journalists from the Tonga Broadcasting Commission’s newsroom is a political move designed to control coverage of the upcoming election.