Category: South Pacific

Tonga, Jubi –  Setelah melalui serangkaian kontroversi, pemerintah Tonga dikabarkan telah mengeluarkan surat izin sementara bagi sebuah perusahaan kasino Tavake Tamafua. Bersama investor dari Amerika Serikat, Tavake berencana membangun kasino, pusat perbelanjaan, vila mewah termasuk bandara di sebuah pulau kecil…

Guam, Jubi – Gereja Guam kembali dituntut secara hukum. Kali ini oleh dua orang pria dewasa yang mengaku mengalami pelecehan seksual oleh beberapa orang pastor terhadap anak altar pada tahun 1960-an. Dengan demikian, jumlah tuntutan hukum terhadap Gereja Guam dengan…

NUKU‘ALOFA, Tonga (Matangi Tonga, March 7, 2017) – The Prime Minister Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva at mid-day today announced a new reshuffled cabinet, which has yet to receive the official consent of King Tupou VI. He named the new Minister of Finance and…
MSG Actions Disgrace to Melanesia: Tarimanu

Vanuatu Daily Post – One of the Vanuatu former Senior Public Servant, Politician, customary chief and civil society leader, George Tarimanu, has come out publicly to express his views on the recent article on Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) carried by…

A Tribute to The Honorable Faleomavaega Eni Faua‘a Hunkin Former Congressman of American Samoa, Pacific Statesman, Humanitarian Warrior Ua tagi le fatu ma le ele‘ele Alaga’upu Samoa The rocks and the earth weep Samoan Proverb Amuia e fa‘anoanoa Aua ‘e…
West Papua issue stirs during Jokowi’s PNG visit

The thorny issue of West Papua has stirred controversy during a state visit by Indonesia’s President, Joko Widodo, to Papua New Guinea. Indonesia’s Papua region: the provinces of West Papua and Papua Photo: RNZ Mr Widodo left Port Moresby today after a…

WATI TALEBULA, Suva, FIJI Sun The Methodist Church in Fiji wore special ribbons as a sign of their solidarity for West Papua yesterday. The church’s Secretary for Communication and Overseas Mission Reverend James Bhagwan said the red and black ribbons were…