100,000 doses of vaccines from India received by Fiji PM

Fiji, March 30 -- 100,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have arrived in Fiji thanks to the Indian Government. The AstraZeneca vaccines were handed to Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama at the Nadi... Read More

250 Port Moresby General Hospital staff to be vaccinated today

Papua New Guinea, March 30 -- A total of 250 staff from the Port Moresby General Hospital in Papua New Guinea have signed up to be vaccinated with the Astra-Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Hospital chief ex... Read More

Solomon Island Parliament extends State of Public Emergency for four months

Solomon Islands, March 30 -- Solomon Islands Parliament has passed the motion to extend the current State of Public Emergency for four months. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare moved the motion Monday... Read More

Super Rugby franchises would provide professional pathway for Pacific Island players

Ireland, March 25 -- Plans to create two Super Rugby franchises in the Pacific Islands could provide the "missing element" that allows Fiji, Samoa and Tonga to retain the region's best and brightest t... Read More

Pacific Way(s) and regionalism

United States, March 25 -- Written by Tarcisius Kabutaulaka The tumultuous dispute over the selection of the Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF), which led to Micronesian countries d... Read More

Biodiversity at risk, threatens human survival, UN forum hears

United States, March 25 -- As the living tissue of the earth, biodiversity is "intimately linked to human health" the head of the UN's scientific agency told a global forum on Wednesday, noting that "... Read More

Pacific Fisheries Surveillance Operation a success

Solomon Islands, March 25 -- The first Forum Fisheries Agency coordinated fisheries monitoring, control and surveillance operation of 2021, Operation Rai Balang concluded last week after two weeks of ... Read More

Savusavu bay to open as Yacht Port

Fiji, March 25 -- Following the approval of more than 100 yachts through Fiji's Blue Lanes initiative, the Fijian Government's COVID-19 Risk Mitigation Taskforce (CRMT) has approved Savusavu Bay - kno... Read More

Fiji working to secure COVID-19 vaccines for the rest of its population, 18 years and above

Fiji, March 25 -- Fiji is working to secure COVID-19 vaccines for at least 650,000 of its nationals, who are above 18 years old. This is in addition to the 100,800 AstraZeneca vaccines allocated to t... Read More

Fiji Supervisor of Elections Mohammed Saneem re-appointed

Fiji, March 25 -- Fiji's Supervisor of Elections Mohammed Saneem has been reappointed for an extended term of five years on the advice of the Constitutional Offices Commission. In accordance with the... Read More