You are here

Results for Press Releases

Thursday 22 January 2009
Suva, Fiji
The General Voters Party (GVP) is in agreement with Prime Minister Bainimarama in asking that the meeting in Port Moresby on the 27th January 2009 be deferred to a later date because of the great humanitarian crisis being faced by Fiji at this time.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 19 January 2009
Port Vila, Vanuatu
The Daily Post publisher Marc Neil- Jones claims he has been assaulted by members of Correctional Services in a nasty incident at the newspaper office on Saturday, January 17 at about 12.45pm that left him with a suspected broken nose, bruised eye and abrasions.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 16 January 2009
Manila, Philippines
A partnership of government and international development agencies today announced the establishment of a new advisory center to assist in improving infrastructure and services in Pacific Island nations.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 16 January 2009
Manila, Philippines
Following severe floods that have devastated parts of Fiji this week, ADB has expressed deepest sympathy for the people of Fiji who have lost family and friends in the disaster.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 15 January 2009
Nuku'alofa, Fiji
The Government is donating FD$100,000 towards the victims of the natural disasters in Fiji as a result of heavy rains and flooding which so far has caused 8 deaths and forced at least 6,200 people to seek shelter and food at the 114 evacuation centres that have been established around the country.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 15 January 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Kuo fakanofo 'a e kau memipa Komisiona ki he Komisoni Konisitutone mo Fili Fale Alea 'o Tonga 'i he 'aho 5 Sanuali 2009, pea na'e fuofua fakataha ai pe 'a e kau Komisiona 'i he 'aho 7 'o Sanuali 2009. Na'e Sea 'i he fakataha ni 'a e Tu'i Fakamaau ko Gordon Ward. Ko e kau memipa 'o e Komisoni ko 'Eiki 'Alipate Tu'ivanuavou Vaea, Dr. Sitiveni Halapua, Dr. 'Ana Taufe'ulungaki, pea mo Sione Tu'itavake Fonua.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 9 January 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan and Chinese officials today signed a co-operation agreement in Nuku'alofa this afternoon under which Tonga received a grant of $3 million pa'anga.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 9 January 2009
Port Vila, Vanuatu
ALAC stands for Advocacy and Legal Advice Centre. It is a new project set up by Transparency Vanuatu. ALAC provides legal advice and assistance to victims and witnesses of corruption. It helps citizens, from the unemployed to entrepreneurs, from public servants to business people, to pursue corruption-related complaints, encouraging them to come forward. ALAC observes strict client confidentiality.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 9 January 2009
Washington DC,USA
Today, President Bush designated three areas of the Pacific Ocean as marine national monuments including the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument, The Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monuments, and the Rose Atoll Marine National Monument.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 9 January 2009
Suva, Fiji
There is urgent need for a national Freedom of Information Act quickly, says Transparency International Fiji chairperson, Suliana Siwatibau.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 5 January 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Embassy of Japan in the Kingdom of Tonga has been officially established on January 1, 2009.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 2 December 2008
Suva, Fiji
Claims about "national security" allow the military to be secretive and cover up unethical behaviour or simple incompetence, says a political scientist at the Australian National University, Peter Larmour.
Node is premium Premium content
Sunday 14 September 2008
Suva, Fiji
The Fiji interim Minister of Education, Filipe Bole, has declared a strike by nearly 400 staff of the regional University of the South Pacific "illegal".
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 9 September 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Government of Australia will provide funds totaling T$1,606,234.00, for nineteen (19) projects in Tongatapu, seventeen (17) in Ha'apai and four (4) in Vava'u as outlined in the Attachment.
Node is premium Premium content
Saturday 23 August 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Pacific Islands Forum Leaders have officially endorsed Tonga's nominee, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health, Hon Dr. Viliami Ta'u Tangi, for the post of Regional Director for Western Pacific Region of the World Health Organisation (WHO) through their Communique issued at the end of the 39th Forum meeting in Niue on 20 August 2008.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 5 June 2008
Noumea, New Caledonia
The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) has just released its 2008 Pacific Island population estimates, with updated demographic indicators and trends for the period 2008-2030.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 5 June 2008
Suva, Fiji
Pacific Island Countries have joined forces with south-pacific.travel to exhibit at the Shanghai World Expo 2010, in response to the invitation of the Government of the People's Republic of China.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 15 May 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The US Secretary of State, Condoleeza Rice, has agreed to a request from Tonga's Prime Minister, Dr. Feleti V. Sevele, for applications by Tongan citizens for Non-Immigrant Visas to the United States to be lodged and processed in Nuku'alofa, during a bilateral meeting in Washington DC on May 13.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 15 May 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Total Australian Official Development Assistance (ODA) to the Kingdom of Tonga will increase from an estimated $15.7 million in 2007-08, to an estimate of $19.3 million in 2008-09, this includes an increase in bilateral assistance from an estimated $12 million in 2007-08 to an estimate of $13.2 million in 2008-09.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 14 May 2008
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
The Greenpeace ship Esperanza has been confronting Taiwanese fishing boats in international waters between Papua New Guinea and the Federated States of Micronesia.
Node is premium Premium content

Pages