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Fiji has become the first Pacific nation to join the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity.

Former Wallaby star Israel Folau is set to return to international rugby after being named Friday in Tonga’s squad for their World Cup qualifiers.

Tokelau has become the seventh member of the Pacific Tourism Organisation to sign the Pacific Leaders Statement of Commitment.

Superpower interest in the Pacific region is not new, said Tuvalu’s Foreign Minister Simon Kofe.

Australia is committed to working with Pacific nations to make the Pacific family even stronger, said Australian Foreign Minister.

What Australia’s Foreign Minister Penny Wong has told journalists during her Pacific visit is a sharp departure from the previous govt.

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

Australia A will feature as the fourth team in the upcoming World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2022, to be held in Fiji from July 2 to July 16.

The Pacific is certainly in focus now. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has begun his tour of the Pacific starting with the Solomon Islands and then hopping to ten countries within eight days. On Mr Wang’s travel itinerary is Kiribati, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Timor Leste and Fiji. The so called historic tour … Continue reading Home

The USP Council is the governing authority of the university, and usually meets twice a year to discuss the affairs of the university.

An Australian expert on the Pacific region has warned Australia’s new prime minister not to approach the Pacific with a “colonial mentality”.

One of the world’s last Covid-free countries has set a date to reopen its borders for the first time since the pandemic began.

It seems to be the end of the political road for the former Prime Minister of Samoa.

THROUGH THE PACIFIC LENS

Moana Pasifika wing Tima Fainga'anuku dives for a try. Picture: Super Rugby NZ Twitter
Anthony Albanese, Joe Biden, Fumio Kishida and Narendra Modi. Picture: Narendra Modi Twitter
Samoa taking on Canada in 2015. Picture: Fiji Rugby
Fiji's Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum with aviation students in Nadi. Picture: Fijian Government
The Auckland Blues edged ACT Brumbies in a top-of-the table Super Rugby clash on the weekend. Picture: Super Rugby Pacific Twitter
USP's marine science students at the lower campus in Laucala Bay, Suva. Picture: USP
Penny Wong meets with PIF staff at the PIF Fale in Suva on Thursday night. Picture: Shalveen Chand
Moana Pasifika captain Sekope Kepu celebrating Tongan father’s day on May 15. Picture: Twitter
Relief supplies bound for Tonga. Picture: High Commission of India, Suva
Australian PM Anthony Albanese and Foreign Minister Penny Wong. Picture: Anthony Albanese 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
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
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
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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.

It was not the result the Moana Pasifika team had wanted as they went down 48-28 to the Western Force in Super Rugby Pacific on Tuesday night at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland.

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 Moana Pasifika know the importance of winning this weekend’s game against the Reds in Super Rugby Pacific.

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.

In a heartfelt country where tourism pays more than 40 per cent of its working population a decent wage, Fijians have had plenty of time to practice greeting tourists. ‘Bula’, the friendly hello that reverberates around the islands, never sounded so welcoming as it did on Wednesday. Fiji, a dream destination of many Australian travellers, … Continue reading Home

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

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