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Pacific confident of good response from China's Tourism Minister

Samoa, April 2 -- China's Minister for Culture and Tourism, Luo Shugang, gave a positive response to the key issues raised by Pacific Island countries in their bid to cash in on China's tourism market... Read More


France to reach out to Pacific Leaders on a global agreement on the protection of the world's biodiversity

Fiji, March 31 -- After the success of the Paris Agreement on climate change in 2015, France now wants to champion a similar global agreement for the protection of the world's biodiversity. And the E... Read More


Pacific value of 'one family' lost on Indonesian government

Indonesia, March 28 -- ANALYSIS: By Yamin Kogoya Last Thursday, The Jakarta Post published an opinion article by the Indonesian Foreign Affair Minister, Retno LP Marsudi, highlighting a plan for dipl... Read More


Ignoring international law in the Blue Pacific

Australia, March 28 -- By Nic Maclellan Both the Australian Labor Party and Coalition have expressed support for France to remain as a Pacific power, seeing the French Republic as a stable, democrati... Read More


Let us hang on to the hope that we can do better after the elections

Solomon Islands, March 27 -- By Dr Transform Aqorau Next Wednesday the people of Solomon Islands who are eligible to vote will be going to the polls to elect our next representatives in Parliament. W... Read More


Renowned French company to trial smart water project in Suva

France, March 26 -- Water consumers in Fiji are expected to join the new global 'smart water' project - if the trial in the greater Suva area is successful. The smart metre project is a modern, innov... Read More


France ready to host Vanuatu Government officials to negotiate North Loyalty Island border issues

France, March 26 -- The French Government is ready to host Vanuatu to continue negotiations on the delimitation of the border in the North of Loyalty Islands in New Caledonia. Last week diplomatic so... Read More


French research institute to study coastal erosion for UNESCO heritage site in Raietea

France, March 21 -- A marine research Centre in Perpignan in Southern France will undertake a study of the impact of climate change and soil erosion on a sacred burial site on the French Polynesian is... Read More


French & EU candidate for FAO top job wants more Pacific presence in Rome

France, March 20 -- For the first time in 40 years, France and the European Union are putting up a female candidate for the position of Director General of the the Food and Agriculture Organisation (F... Read More


PNG joins Australian Pacific worker scheme

Papua New Guinea, March 20 -- People from Papua New Guinea will soon have the chance to work in rural and regional Australia for up to three years. That comes as PNG has become the latest nation to j... Read More