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

Two former Vanuatu MPs to be released on parole Friday

Two jailed former MPs will be released on bail tomorrow after serving half their sentences on corruption convictions.

Signs of the times: Early warnings translate to early actions

FAO has developed a system to translate climate warnings into anticipatory actions to reduce disaster impacts on agriculture sectors.

World Ocean festival in June

The inaugural World Ocean Festival will kick off the week-long United Nations conference in June.

Pacific growth to pick up in 2017

The ADB says Pacific economies face gradually improving growth prospects in the next 12 months on the back of stronger economic fundamentals.

Melanesian nations question global responses to climate change

Global politics is not helping the focus on climate change issues in the Pacific.

Fiji wants comprehensive review of state of world’s oceans

PM Bainimarama says Fiji wants a comprehensive review of the current state of the world’s oceans to detail the scope of the damage they have sustained.

Students in Papua demand government close Freeport

Around 400 Papuan students took to the street on Monday asking the government to close PT Freeport Indonesia, which has mineral mines in the country.

Fiji Warriors win Pacific Challenge in style

Fiji Warriors went into the final game of the round robin tournament knowing that the title was within their grasp...

Fijian PM calls on Pacific to raise a unified voice on climate change

Fiji PM Bainimarana says his objectives are ‘to stave off disaster, to save our oceans for ourselves and all humanity’.

Fiji to further lift and protect kava industry

A training workshop is under way at SPC, Suva this week to promote the quality, safety standards and production of kava in Fiji.