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Alleged Sexual Harassment Case: Credibility Question New! 2019-12-13 18:16:29Police are still investigating the case. The senior business executive’s lawyers have warned of defamation action over claims being made.This bu

Mathematics Year 13, Low Pass Rate Hurts Mass New! 2019-12-13 17:34:35Fijian Teachers Association (FTA) general secretary Paula Manumanunitoga said the problem was more than a tough paper.

Congratulations, Fonua Talei! New! 2019-12-13 17:14:51Fiji Sun senior journalist completes her 10-month journalism training with the China Asia Pacific Press Centre (CAPPC).

Couple Charged For Conspiring to Obtain Gain New! 2019-12-13 16:35:46A former clerk for the Department of Heritage and Arts and her husband appeared in the Suva Magistrates Court today charged with corruption-related of

Former School Manager Remanded New! 2019-12-13 16:20:16He is alleged to have cashed a cheque meant for the school he managed to obtain $1,500.00 FJD in 2014 and $1,600.00 FJD in 2015.

Partial Closure Of Thompson Street Bridge Due To New! 2019-12-13 16:09:10The emergency closure is due to structural failures identified on the section of the bridge abutment that supports the two lanes on the upstream end.

‘MHCC Tower Project On Track’ New! 2019-12-13 01:38:06Carpenters Fiji Limited managing director, Daniel Whippy has confirmed testing works have resumed on the MHCC Tower development in Suva.

Taqele Naiyaravoro: Give Me A Chance New! 2019-12-13 01:29:30After playing for the Wallabies twice, he has already served a three-year stand down period as required by World Rugby.

Former Ministry Of Agriculture Employee Charged New! 2019-12-13 01:14:32The Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC) charged Ms Siliva Senivasa with one (1) count of General Dishonesty – Obtaining a Gai

Walesi Free Live Rugby For Naitasiri As Cape New! 2019-12-13 01:04:07With the second round of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens series kicking off in Cape Town this weekend, some communities in Fiji will be watching Free Live

Post-Termination Of The Suva Arterial Road Upgrade Project New! 2019-12-13 00:50:25Following the recent termination of the Suva Arterial Road Upgrade Project 2 (SARUP 2) contract we have noted a number of repeated queries on the subj

Lakeba Runaway Upgrade Completed 2019-12-12 21:35:18Fiji Airports has this week completed the runway upgrade at Lakeba with the first flight landing on the new runway yesterday.

Radio New Zealand Pacific

Samoa measles epidemic: More than 5000 cases, 72 2019-12-12 18:13:03More than 5000 measles cases have been reported in Samoa since the outbreak began in mid-October, the government says.

Tonga pleased with funding for climate change projects 2019-12-12 17:45:39Tonga's commitment to climate change issues has yielded over $US123 million in funding for ongoing projects, as well as another $45m for projects yet

US federal court ruling gives American Samoans citizenship 2019-12-12 17:30:20A US federal judge has ordered the government to grant birthright citizenship to individuals born in America Samoa.

Call in New Caledonia for new anti-independence front 2019-12-12 16:54:40The largest bloc in New Caledonia's Congress has called for a new anti-independence front to contest next year's referendum on independence from Fra

Marshall Islands ramps up measles prevention 2019-12-12 16:50:07With measles spreading throughout the Pacific region, the Marshall Islands has stepped up its prevention campaign.

Registration rejection wrong, says French Polynesia's Flosse 2019-12-12 15:49:31French Polynesia veteran politician Gaston Flosse says the mayor of Papeete erred when he rejected his registration as a voter of the city.

Sport: Building for 2023 Pacific Games underway in 2019-12-12 15:16:10The Pacific Games Council is confident planning towards the 2023 Games in Solomon Islands remains on target, following a major milestone.

Tahiti to host 2024 Olympic surfing competition 2019-12-12 15:16:10Tahiti is set to host the surfing competition at the 2024 Paris Olympics, after beating out rivals bids from Biarritz, Lacanau, Les Landes and La Torc

Australia labelled 'black sheep' of Pacific family as 2019-12-12 15:10:37Fiji's attorney general says Australia's climate actions have been disappointing, as UN climate talks continue to falter.

Plan mooted in New Caledonia to shift time 2019-12-12 15:05:32There's been a suggestion in New Caledonia to shift the territory one time zone to the east in order to have more daylight in the evening.

NZ confirmed as likely source of Samoa's measles 2019-12-12 14:51:06New Zealand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has confirmed New Zealand as the likely source of Samoa's measles epidemic, compounding its resp

Papua New Guinea confirms new police commissioner 2019-12-12 11:19:24David Manning has been confirmed as Papua New Guinea's new police commissioner.

ABC Radio Australia Pacific

Pacific Beat: Friday 2019-12-05 15:00:00On the program: Samoa's unprecedented door-to-door vaccination campaign continues, as authorities take action against those spreading anti-vaccinatio

Samoan anti-vaxxer charged as mass mobile vaccination drive 2019-12-05 15:00:00The country wide "shutdown" in Samoa is continuing today as the government steps up its mass vaccination campaign in the wake of the ongoing measles

Manus landowners want security contract at former refugee 2019-12-05 15:00:00A Manus Island civil society group is calling on authorities to step in and resolve tensions that led to gunshots being fired and a scuffle breaking o

Pacific Beat: Thursday 2019-12-04 15:00:00On the program: We cross to Samoa where mobile units are now going door to door, to reach those still unvaccinated as the country's measles emergency

Impact of rising sea levels on Pacific maritime 2019-12-04 15:00:00Discussions on the sidelines of the COP25 climate talks on how rising sea levels might impact the Pacific's maritime boundaries in future.

Samoa shutdown for mass vaccination drive as measles 2019-12-04 15:00:00Samoa is in virtual "shutdown" today to allow a mass vaccination campaign to take place, aimed at stopping the deadly measles epidemic. Authorities

Political storm deepens over Australian miner and Prime 2019-12-04 15:00:00An Australian miner's legal battle in Solomon Islands has escalated into a full-on political stoush with the opposition calling for the sacking of Pr

Experts say Samoa's deadly measles crisis far from 2019-12-03 15:00:00As the number of measles related deaths continues to rise in Samoa experts say it could still be some time before health authorities are able to bring

Australian lawyers want Federal Government to act on 2019-12-03 15:00:00Law societies in both Australia and New Zealand are pushing for the Australian Government to intervene in the re-trial of the anti-government protest

Responsibility weighing on Bougainville youth's shoulders as voting 2019-12-03 15:00:00Voting is finished in Bougainville's historic independence referendum. A young Bougainvillean woman who was forced to flee the island during the cris

Pacific Beat: Wednesday 2019-12-03 15:00:00On the program: As the Samoan government brings in new extreme measures to try to bring the country's measles crisis under control, experts warn it c

Pacific Beat: Tuesday 2019-12-02 15:00:00On the program: Samoa's government temporarily shuts down the public service as it continues to grapple with the growing measles emergency, and a str

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