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Pacific fisheries observers work in dangerous environments on board foreign fishing vessels holding them to account and helping protect the region's fish stocks and oceans. But who is protecting them?
Police in Solomon Islands are to be taken to court over their seizure of personal protective equipment donated to a local province by Taiwan.
The embattled premier of Malaita Province in Solomon Islands says he will continue to voice and stand up for the concerns of his constituents.
The Solomon Islands government is being urged to explain how a ship dropped off cargo from China in Honiara last week without the port approval.
In Vanuatu's north, whole villages still lie devastated three weeks after Cyclone Harold tore through on that terrifying Monday, 6 April.
An inquiry into this month's ferry tragedy in Solomon Islands, which resulted in 27 people dying, is set to begin on Monday.
Vanuatu's Disaster Management Office has given NGOs the green light to distribute relief supplies to communities affected by Cyclone Harold.
The Asian Development Bank says tourism-driven economies in the Pacific will be the worst affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Pacific economies will suffer a sharp fall as resource prices collapse and tourism numbers plummet to zero, but their remoteness could provide something of a buffer.
Rehabilitative programmes top the list for reforms within Kiribati's corrections system. Audio
Transparency Solomon Islands is asking whether two former MPs who lost their seats for bribing voters should also face criminal charges.
Vote buying and cross-border registrations marred a mostly peaceful and democratic election in Solomon Islands last year, an Australian National University report has found. Audio
A sudden spike in the number of drug-related domestic violence cases in Tonga is worrying, says a crisis centre for women and children. Audio
Solomon Islands university students left in limbo after their government switched diplomatic relations from Taiwan to China could be given some certainty soon. Audio
Political leaders from 11 Pacific countries have been hosted in New Zealand this week, as part of the Pacific Parliamentary Forum. Audio
Solomon Islands' decision to switch allegiance from Taiwan to China was predetermined, a former prime minister says. Audio
Australia says Solomon Islands' decision to end 36 years of diplomatic relations with Taiwan will not affect the Pacific nation's bilateral relationship with Canberra.
Taiwan has cut its diplomatic ties with Solomon Islands and recalled its ambassador, accusing China of "dollar diplomacy" in the Pacific.
The High Court in Solomon Islands is due to rule tomorrow on the validity of prime minister Manasseh Sogavare's initial nomination to contest the top job.
With the date for the Solomon Islands parliament to elect a prime minister expected to be announced this week, MPs may be trading more than just horses, writes RNZ Pacific's Koroi Hawkins.
As Solomon Islanders go to the polls today, the police commissioner has called for an election the country can be proud of.
The Solomon Islands police commissioner is appealing for calm on the eve of the country's election. Video
A campaign blackout is now in force in Solomon Islands ahead of the National General Election on Wednesday.
Today is the last day of campaigning in Solomon Islands ahead of the National General Election on Wednesday.
Domestic and sexual violence in Solomon Islands is costing companies almost two weeks worth of work per employee each year.