Friday, June 23, 2017
Authors Posts by PACNEWS/Pasifik


PACNEWS is the regional news agency of the Pacific Islands' News Association.

Seabed mining threatens ‘last frontier’

A new documentary has been released as part of a series focusing on experimental seabed mining, an imminent venture in the Pacific.

PACER Plus is not much to celebrate

The Pacific Network on Globalisation (PANG) describes the agreement as ‘unbalanced’ in favour of Australia and New Zealand.

Pacific rally support of SIDS to include climate change

The fact remains that many of the Pacific countries have no buffer or resources to tap into when disasters strike.

Coastal and marine ecosystems critical for a resilient Pacific region

It is critical for the Pacific to recognise and value the opportunities and resilience provided by natural ecosystems, a major conference has been told.

Six Pacific female soccer teams out of FIFA world ranking

The delisting of the Pacific nations from the world rankings is simply due to prolonged inactivity.

Community apathy over violence leads women losing their lives

The Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre has called on people to show be brave enough to intervene to prevent the escalation of an attack on a woman by her partner.

Australia to assist Fiji through AUD$35 million package

Australia has committed AUD$35 million to assist Fiji in the rebuilding phase after Tropical Cyclone Winston.

PM praises NZ development assistance

The Prime Minister says New Zealand’s development assistance to Solomon Islands focusses on areas that ‘really’ matter to the country.

Incoming COP23 Presdent to reach out to President Trump

Incoming COP23 President, Voreqe Bainimarama, says he intends to reach out to US President Donald Trump to move the global agenda forward on Climate Change.

Right to Information act becomes law in Vanuatu

The Right to Information (RTI) Act became law Monday, less than three months after it was unanimously endorsed by the Vanuatu Parliament.