COP25: 'Signals of hope' multiplying in face of global climate crisis, insists UN chief Guterres

Spain, Dec. 1 -- The UN Secretary-General has outlined the "increased ambition and commitment" that the world needs from governments during the coming days of the COP25 UN climate change conference wh... Read More

Media trailblazer, Nina Ratulele Lomas dies in Suva

Fiji, Dec. 1 -- A woman who headed Pacific Islands News Association's Secretariat in its heyday and won international recognition for her media freedom and environmental journalism work died in Suva F... Read More

Climate fuelled disasters forcing more than 20 million people a year from their homes

Australia, Dec. 1 -- Climate fuelled disasters were the number one driver of displacement within countries over the last decade, forcing more than 20 million people to leave their homes each year, Oxf... Read More

Fijiana qualify for Rugby World Cup 2021

Fiji, Dec. 1 -- Fijiana have qualified for their first Rugby World Cup after beating Samoa in the final round of the Oceania Rugby Women's Championship 2019 in Lautoka, Fiji. Fiji's second win over S... Read More

Fiji to lobby for tuna deal at WCFC in PNG

Fiji, Dec. 1 -- Fiji's Fisheries Minister Semi Koroilavesau will lead the Fijian delegation to Papua New Guinea this week to attend the Western and Central Fisheries Commission. Among the priority ar... Read More

Four more measles fatalities, Samoa death count 48

Samoa, Dec. 1 -- The measles death toll in Samoa has worsened by four more during the past 24 hours. This was confirmed by the National Emergency Operation Centre's latest measles update, issued on S... Read More

Bougainville Referendum polling 99 per cent complete

Papua, Dec. 1 -- By the end of Friday 820 out of 829 polling locations for the Bougainville referendum will have completed polling- over 99 per cent of polling according to referendum schedule. Chief... Read More

Honiara-based Bougainvilleans cast votes

Solomon Islands, Dec. 1 -- The Bougainvilleans in Honiara have finally had their opportunity to cast their votes as part of the Bougainville Referendum. The two-day voting started last Thursday at th... Read More

Fiji Health Minister warns against mass gathering due to measles outbreak

Fiji, Dec. 1 -- Fiji's Health Minister Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete says Fijians need to follow advisories and not participate in mass gatherings especially in the Central division. Dr Waqainabete says me... Read More

Ex BRA leader calls for Pacific support towards Bougainville

Papua New Guinea, Nov. 26 -- By Makereta Komai, PACNEWS Editor in Buka, Bougainville A former leader of the Bougainville Revolutionary Army (BRA) in exile but now back in Bougainville, Martin Miriori... Read More