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Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 30 November

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |    Solomon Islands rocked by large earthquake Late last week, Solomon Islands was rocked by a large earthquake. The… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 23 November

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |     COP 27 concludes The COP27 meeting in Egypt has concluded. The negotiations ran over time and well into the… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 16 November

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |  COVID in Tuvalu After successfully keeping COVID-19 out of the country for the best part of three years, Tuvalu is… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 9 November

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |    New government in Vanuatu The people of Vanuatu have a new government. The members of the 13th legislature were… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 2 November

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |    Fiji elections date announced The President of Fiji has issued the writ for the next general elections. Fiji will… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 26 October

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |  Official results of Vanuatu elections declared In Vanuatu, the official results of the recent elections have been announced. The two pre-independence… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 19 October

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |  Australian Deputy Prime Minister visits PNG Last week saw Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence, Richard Marles, visit… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 12 October

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |  Final preparations for Vanuatu elections Vanuatu’s snap elections will be held on Thursday 13th October. The Electoral Commission is busy getting… Read More

Who said what? Pacific leaders speak at UNGA77

RACHEL SMITH | The 77th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA77) motto was “a watershed moment: transformative solutions to interlocking challenges,” with member states… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 5 October

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |  Outcomes of the White House summit Last week’s White House summit had some significant outcomes. It was the first time that… Read More


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