SUVA, Fiji – June 28, 2018: 11am (PACNEWS): Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has assured Fijians there will be no Muslim or Chinese takeover in Fiji.
HONIARA, Solomons – June 27, 2018: 4.30pm (SOLOMON STAR): An estimated 12.7 percent of the country’s population which equals to about 78,500 people in Solomon Islands live ‘below’ the poverty line and are regarded as ‘poor.’
TEL AVIV, Israel – June 27, 2018: 4.15pm (FIJI TIMES): The Israeli Government confirms it is willing to assist and support Fiji and other Pacific Island states in achieving and reaching their maximum potential with no cost at all.
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea – June 27, 2018: 4pm (MEDIA COUNCIL OF PNG): The Media Council of Papua New Guinea is concerned about the move by Madang MP, Bryan Kramer, in kick starting a protest against the country’s two daily newspapers (Post Courier and The National) because of what he brands as “corrupt” activities within these two mediums that contribute to “fake news on a daily basis.
SUVA, Fiji – June 20, 2018: 12.12pm (cchange4good.org): Putting teeth in the new seasonal ban on kawakawa and donu, the Ministry of Fisheries has begun confiscating kawakawa and donu sold illegally.
NUKU’ALOFA – June 19, 2018: 3pm (UN/Nuku’alofa Times): Officials from small island developing States in the Pacific region are meeting in the Tongan capital Nuku’alofa to review progress in implementing the SAMOA Pathway – the dedicated programme of action for small island developing States (SIDS).
NUKU’ALOFA – June 19, 2018: 12.55pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Police have arrested a 22-year-old man from Fua’amotu in relation to the death of a 52 year-old man from Tatakamotonga early on Friday night (June 15).
SUVA, Fiji – June 19, 2018: 12.50pm (Nuku’alofa Times): The ‘Ikale Tahi will have a fight on their hand when they meet the Flying Fijians in Lautoka this weekend in a one-off Test.
SUVA, Fiji – June 19, 2018: 12.40pm (RNZI): The Flying Fijians retained regional bragging rights after recovering from a half-time deficit to beat Georgia 37-15 in Suva on Saturday and clinch a fourth straight Pacific Nations Cup rugby title.
NUKU’ALOFA – June 19, 2018: 12.35pm (Nuku’alofa Times): The National Reserve Bank of Tonga has approved maintaining its current monetary policy measures to encourage utilisation of the excess liquidity in the banking system, through further lending, particularly to the growth sectors, in order to support economic growth and the recovery from Tropical Cyclone Gita.