A US congressional delegation has been in Fiji this week for bilateral talks with the government. The delegation included the Senate appropriations committee chairman Richard Shelby; the Senate’s banking, housing and urban affairs chair Michael Crapo; subcommittee on military construction…
500 US marines, naval officers arrive in NCD

The Ntationl (POM) – FIVE hundred United States marines and naval officers have arrived in Port Moresby aboard USS Green Bay to help provide security during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders’ Summit. The Marines are from the 469 Marine Light…
Pato confirms Pacific leaders attending APEC

Leaders of Pacific Island nations have confirmed they will be in Papua New Guinea for the November 2018 APEC Summit. PNG’s Foreign Affairs Minister Rimbink Pato, says the other Pacific countries conveyed this to him during last week’s Pacific Islands…
Arrests at West Papua Protest

INDONESIAN security forces have arrested 50 protesters who want human rights abuses in West Papua to be addressed by Pacific leaders. The protest in Sentani called on leaders at the Pacific Islands Forum on Nauru to raise the issue of…