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Vice chancellor of the University of the South Pacific, Professor Pal Ahluwalia has expressed grave concern about the university.

The expulsion of University of the South Pacific (USP) vice chancellor Professor Pal Ahluwalia and his wife from Fiji was a debacle watched across the region and frowned upon by many.

A leak of internal emails within the Nauru Police Force pertaining to the offshore refugee processing centre could have been deliberate.

The spotlight has been thrown on Cook Islands Prime Minister Mark Brown in the fiasco about the reinstatement of a cabinet minister.

In an unusual case, a woman has been sentenced to eight years in jail for raping another woman in a flat they shared in Nadi, Fiji.

The Fiji 7’s men’s team dished out a full serving of Pacific rugby in the finals of the Toulouse 7s to outclass a strong Ireland team.

The Pacific is likely to see the United States boost military spending in the region as a response to fears.

Samoan environmental champion Brianna Fruean has been announced as a recipient of the Global Citizen Prize.

Football fever will grip the Pacific in June as the Oceania’s flagship club football competition, the OFC Champions League starts.

Tuvalu’s foreign minister Simon Kofe has called for Pacific solidarity to deal with the China–Solomon debacle.

The Kanaks, indigenous people of New Caledonia, could be made to disappear.

THROUGH THE PACIFIC LENS

Leader of the Australian Labor Party Anthony Albanese (C) with Labor candidate for Reid, Sally Sitou (R) and supporters after winning the general election. Picture: Wendell Teodoro / AFP
Drua captain Meli Derenalagi and Moana Pasifika captain Sekope Kepu after the game on 14 May. Picture: Twitter
Moana Pasifika captain Sekope Kepu celebrating Tongan father’s day on May 15. Picture: Twitter
Officials carrying the coffin of Papua New Guinea's deputy prime minister Sam Basil during a state funeral ceremony in Port Moresby. Picture: Andrew Kutan / AFP
Parents and family members with the medical team at the Sai Sanjeevani Children’s Hospital. Picture: supplied
Children in Honiara. Picture: UN Habitat
Singer Sheldon Riley performs on behalf of Australia during the final of the Eurovision Song contest 2022 on May 14, 2022 at the Pala Alpitour venue in Turin. Picture: Marco Bertorello / AFP
Fijian Drua beat Moana Pasifika 34-19. Picture: Twitter
Last week saw 2,614 students from 20 different countries graduate from the University of the South Pacific, with more than 1,500 being women. Picture: USP
Fijian Drua against the Highlanders. Picture: Fijian Drua
Defence forces in PNG were part of a workshop getting ready for the 2022 elections. Picture: Twitter
Australia's Ivania Wong (L) is tackled by Fiji's Emma Masi (R) during the women's rugby Test match between Fiji and Australia in Brisbane on May 6, 2022. Picture: Patrick Hamilton / AFP
The superyacht Amadea, reportedly owned by a Russian oligarch, berthed at the Queens Wharf in Lautoka. Picture: Leon Lord / Fiji Sun / AFP
To-Sua Ocean trench is a favourite tourist attraction in Samoa. Picture: Twitter
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Beauden Barrett nailed a last-gasp drop-goal as the Auckland Blues edged ACT Brumbies in a top-of-the table Super Rugby clash.

The Fiji sevens team has had a major blow as double Olympic Games gold medalist Jerry Tuwai was ruled out of the squad.

The Fijian Drua have come out winners in the Super Rugby clash called ‘Battle of the Pacific’.

Moana Pasifika flyhalf Christian Leali’ifano has made Super Rugby history, crossing the 1,000 points mark in the competition.

Meeting a vaccination target early has reopened Fiji’s borders three weeks ahead of schedule.

Political expediency appears to have reversed a commercial decision just days after cancelling flights from Taiwan’s national carrier to Palau.

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Several Pacific nations are preparing to open up foreign travel restrictions to neighbouring islands and New Zealand.

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