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Ban Ki-moon, the UN Secretary-General was made a Samoan Chief yesterday, 31 August.
Monday 1 September 2014
Tonga currently has an increasing number of cases of Dengue serotype 3, while Samoa and American Samoa have increasing numbers of Chikungunya, and there are current Measles alerts in the Western Pacific in Papua New Guinea, Federated States of MIcronesia and the Solomon Islands. The alerts can be seen on a new web-based map of the ‘Epidemic and emerging disease alerts in the Pacific region’ launched recently by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC).
Monday 25 August 2014
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The Secretariat of the South Pacific Community (SPC) is encouraging its Pacific Island members to adopt a fisheries management plan that ensures sustainable use of coastal resources.
Friday 22 August 2014
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The Fijian Navy has stated that an online video showing men being shot dead in the ocean were not Fijians.
Wednesday 20 August 2014
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Around 100 people from various sectors attended a “Tonga Foresight Xchange 2014” held today, 19 August, which aims to discuss and agree upon future priorities they want to see implemented through government policies.
Tuesday 19 August 2014
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After visiting Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands, the United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, on August 14 expressed his concern over the effects of Climate Change on Pacific Islands.
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Private Sector Development is “the backbone” of the work of Development Financial Institutes in the Pacific; to provide capital for the Private Sector to enable their business ventures to grow, Anna Mendiola, the ADFIP chairperson, said in opening its regional meeting at the Fa’onelua Convention Centre, in Nuku’alofa yesterday, 14 August.
Friday 15 August 2014
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Suicide rates in Pacific Islands are some of the highest in the world reaching up to 30 per 100,000 in countries such as Samoa, Guam and Micronesia, doubling the global average, with youth rates even higher.
Thursday 14 August 2014
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The Pacific Island Tuna Industry Association (PITIA) has complained that Albacore and Bigeye Tuna stocks are continuing to decline in the Western Pacific as a result of overfishing.
Wednesday 13 August 2014
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Tonga’s Ambassador to Australia, Princess Angelika Tukuaho delivered a keynote address to the Professional Australian Pacific Women committee in Sydney, Australia last night August 7.
Friday 8 August 2014
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Prime Minister Tu’ivakano is currently in Thailand attending the 70th annual policy session of the United Nations Economic & Social Commission for Asia & the Pacific (ESCAP).
Wednesday 6 August 2014
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Dame Meg Taylor of Papua New Guinea has been appointed as the new Secretary-General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, replacing Tuiloma Slade of Samoa.
Saturday 2 August 2014
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Oceania’s Humpback whale population is slowly recovering, but it will take three decades before the population will fully recover from its near extinction levels in the 1960s, according to an assessment by the South Pacific Whale Research Consortium (SPWRC).
Friday 13 June 2014
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Immigration New Zealand will announce the results of those who registered in a ballot for immigration to New Zealand, next Monday, 16 June.
Wednesday 11 June 2014
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Development partners are being asked to channel Aid for Trade resources through a regional trade and development facility that now has ten Pacific Islands as signatories.
Tuesday 10 June 2014
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Two foreign fishing boats were boarded in Tongan waters and one apprehended during a ten-day maritime surveillance operation to quell illegal fishing across the South Pacific Ocean, that ended last Friday 23 May.
Wednesday 28 May 2014
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The Prime Minister of New Zealand, Mr John Key will leave New Zealand on Sunday June 1 on a five-days tour of Samoa, Tonga and Niue.
Tuesday 27 May 2014
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Trade ministers from around the region will attend the Pacific Forum Trade Ministers tomorrow 28 May in Tarawa, Kiribati.
Tuesday 27 May 2014
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Pacific Leaders at a Special Retreat meeting in the Cook Islands on May 5 agreed to overhaul the Pacific Plan. Consultation meetings are currently being held throughout the region, to prepare a draft Framework for Pacific Regionalism, including a consultation meeting in Nuku’alofa last week.
Monday 26 May 2014
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The Pacific Islands Forum announced intentions by Pacific leaders to revitalize regionalism under the 2005 Pacific Plan after a recent review by Sir Mekere Maurata stated that progress had been very limited.
Wednesday 14 May 2014
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