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The call comes from about two dozen countries that call themselves the climate high ambition coalition.
The Fiji Meteorological Service says Tropical Cyclone Mal is "likely to has intensify" into a category 3 system as it approaches the Fiji Group on Tuesday night.
Pacific Churches welcome Melanesian Spearhead Group decision to appoint Fiji and Papua New Guinea PMs as special envoys to Indonesia to "address West Papua issue".
Pacific youth environmental advocates have handed their "demands" for climate action to the head of the region's premier political organisation.
Melanesian leaders have agreed to write to the French President "expressing their strong opposition" to the results of the third New Caledonia referendum.
People in Vanuatu believe politicians need to look beyond their own four walls and work to improve the livelihoods of ordinary citizens.
The Vanuatu Supreme Court has ruled in favour of the opposition, who contested a decision by parliament's speaker regarding what constitutes an absolute majority in parliament.
The leaders of five Melanesian countries and territories avoided a definitive update on the status of the United Liberation Movement of West Papua's application for full membership in Port Vila.
Australia and China both say they intend on strengthening their engagement and cooperation with Melanesia.
Vanuatu's only female MP Gloria Julia King says she's "praying for strength" and urging ni-Vanuatu people to hold their political representatives to account, following the recent political impasse in… Audio
The leader of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua, Benny Wenda, is confident the leaders' meeting in Vanuatu will grant his group full membership of the Melanesian Spearhead Group.
Melanesian Spearhead Group Secretariat's director general Leonard Louma says the Pacific region continues to be the centre of geopolitical interests by global superpowers. Audio
A market vendor in Port Vila is still waiting on government assistance almost six months after two category four cyclones decimated Vanuatu's economy.
The Pacific region's focus will shift to Port Vila next week when Vanuatu hosts the 22nd Melanesian Spearhead Group Leaders' Summit.
News media in Indonesia act as "government loudspeakers" by advancing a one-sided narrative regarding the conflict in West Papua, a new study reveals.
Pacific anti-nuclear advocacy groups and campaigners have condemned the Fijian Prime Minister's backing of Japan's plans release treated nuclear wastewater into the Pacific Ocean.
The media sector in the Pacific should be supported with an enabling environment to report "without fear" in the face of ongoing challenges brought about since the covid-19 pandemic - new study.
The Australian government says it is "ready" to talk to Solomon Islands about its plans for a defence force.
The New Zealand government has rejected claims by Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare that it has withheld financial support promised to the country.
Fiji continues to grow its appeal as Australians' holiday destination of choice, despite reports of Aussie travellers finding it difficult to travel abroad.
Pacific islands "relentless" efforts at UN's specialist body on shipping has led to adoption of a new emissions reductions strategy to align the maritime transportation sector to the Paris Agreement…
Pacific nations' push for the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to align the sea transportation sector to the Paris Agreement goal and keep 1.5 degrees alive is a step closer, but only just.
Pacific island nations have sounded the alarm on a possible "disinformation" campaign peddled by a "couple of countries" about their proposal to introduce a carbon levy.
In a last ditch effort, Pacific nations are rallying the United Nations governing body for maritime transportation to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions to protect climate vulnerable countries.
With the International Maritime Organisation about to meet, member states are already showing signs of a major divide on how to align shipping industry with the Paris Agreement goal.