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16

Apr '18

16 Apr 2018

Fiji

NZ looks to support Fiji further after cyclones

New Zealand is looking to provide more immediate aid and long term help to Fiji after it was struck by two cyclones and heavy rain in less than two weeks. New Zealand High Commissioner to Fiji...

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12

Apr '18

12 Apr 2018

Papua New Guinea

Postal Service Utilised

Western Union Money Service is Now Accessible at Post PNG Outlets By Simon Keslep - Post Courier Western Union International Money service is now accessible at Post PNG outlets. This was...

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11

Apr '18

11 Apr 2018

Pacific and General

Cook Islands, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu win medals at Games

Three countries that have never won a medal in Commonwealth Games history are celebrating after bagging bronze in weightlifting, javelin and lawn bowls competitions on the Gold Coast. A quarter...

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11

Apr '18

11 Apr 2018

Fiji

Devastating Cyclone Keni moves out of Fijian waters, clean up begins

Cyclone Keni has moved out of Fijian waters and lies about 275km south-southwest of the Tongan capital of Nuku’alofa, reports Pacnews. The Fiji Met Service said the cyclone still remains a...

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11

Apr '18

11 Apr 2018

Pacific and General

Golden day for Samoa and Fiji at Commonwealth Games

Samoa won't top the medal table at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games but a trio of weightlifters gave the island nation its day in the sun on Monday. Sanele Mao and Feagaiga Stowers hoisted...

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09

Apr '18

9 Apr 2018

Tonga

Tonga earns US$45m a year from seasonal work

Tonga's government says the country earns close to US$45 million every year from the seasonal workers programme in Australia and New Zealand.The Minister of Internal Affairs 'Akosita Lavulavu...

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05

Apr '18

5 Apr 2018

Samoa

Women's leadership project launched in Samoa

A new leadership project aimed at advancing gender equality has been launched in Samoa. The Women in Leadership in Samoa project also seeks to improve women's leadership in the country Samoa...

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05

Apr '18

5 Apr 2018

Fiji

Waters recede in Fiji's west as north bears brunt of new rain

Disaster authorities in Fiji say floodwaters in the west are finally receding after the weekend's cyclone but the north has been struck by a fresh spate of flooding as heavy rain hit there...

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04

Apr '18

4 Apr 2018

Fiji

Four dead, one missing as cyclone causes floods in Fiji

Floods caused by a tropical cyclone that brought torrential weekend rains to the Pacific island nation of Fiji have killed four people, with another presumed drowned, a disaster management...

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29

Mar '18

29 Mar 2018

Pacific and General

World Bank advocates more participation for women in Seasonal Worker Programme

Increasing the participation of Pacific women in Australia's Seasonal Worker Programme is one of the recommendations in a new report by the World Bank. The Seasonal Worker Programme has employed...

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29

Mar '18

29 Mar 2018

Pacific and General

NZ Immigration launches annual Pacific Access

Registrations for Pacific Islanders wanting to enter New Zealand under the annual quotas are open again, despite ongoing concerns that the quotas not being filled every year. The Samoan Quota...

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26

Mar '18

26 Mar 2018

Solomon Islands

Solomons tourism market passes annual milestone

Solomon Islands has surpassed the 25,000 annual international visitor mark for the first time since numbers were first recorded in 1990. Figures released by the Solomon Islands National...

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