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Australia wildfires: communities must stay vigilant, urges UN weather agency

Australia, Nov. 12 -- As Australia's "catastrophic" and deadly wildfire emergency continues, UN weather experts on Tuesday echoed Government warnings for people to remain vigilant in the face of the f... Read More


Manatua Consortium approves cable lay

Samoa, Nov. 10 -- A crucial meeting of regional telecommunications leaders has approved the final stages of planning for the installation of the Manatua - One Polynesia Cable. The new optical fibre s... Read More


60 Minutes Australia crew detained in Kiribati

Kiribati, Oct. 29 -- A five member film crew from 60 Minutes Australia has been in detention in a hotel in Tarawa since Monday, for what government sources claim was false declaration by the team on a... Read More


Future generations have the right to live in a beautiful, clean planet ? Fiji's Young Climate activist

Fiji, Oct. 24 -- By Pita Ligaiula in Nadi Fiji's Young Climate Activist, Timoci Naulusala has called on the Pacific region to work together to combat the impacts of climate change in the region. Add... Read More


Fiji appointed chair of new Pacific Regional Council for Early Childhood Development

Fiji, Oct. 24 -- By Pita Ligaiula in Nadi Fiji's Minister of Health and Medical Services, Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete, has been appointed chairman of the new Pacific Regional Council for Early Childhood ... Read More


High rates of stunting in the Pacific

Fiji, Oct. 24 -- By Pita Ligaiula in Nadi Study shows the Pacific has stagnant or rising rates of stunting in children. This was revealed by Wendy Erasmus, UNICEF Pacific Chief of Health and Nutriti... Read More


Child Obesity is a serious concern in many Pacific Island countries

Fiji, Oct. 24 -- By Pita Ligaiula in Nadi Tongan Prime Minister Dr Pohiva Tu'i'onetoa says childhood obesity is a serious concern, as it is reaching alarming levels in many Pacific Islands countries ... Read More


Celebrity chef encourage fresh local food for Early Childhood Development

Fiji, Oct. 24 -- By Pita Ligaiula in Nadi Robert Oliver, Celebrity Chef and host of Pacific Islands Food Revolution has encourage Pacific Islanders to eat more local fresh food instead of processed f... Read More


Call for more investment on Early Childhood Development in the Pacific: Forum SG

Fiji, Oct. 23 -- By Pita Ligaiula in Nadi The Pacific has been called upon to invest more in Early Childhood Development (ECD.) Speaking at the 2019 Early Childhood Development (ECD) Forum in Nadi t... Read More


Pacific children need action, not just word and commitment says UNICEF Pacific rep

Fiji, Oct. 23 -- By Pita Ligaiula in Nadi Pacific children needs action - not just word and commitment says Sheldon Yett, UNICEF Pacific representative. Speaking at the opening of the 2019 Pacific E... Read More