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The Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority has signed on one of the Pacific region's top fisheries experts provide it legal advice.
Pre-departure testing for passengers travelling to NZ from nearly all countries will come into force at 11.59pm on Monday.
Fisheries revenue normally injects between 10 and 15 percent of the government's total annual revenue, but several factors in 2020 means this could fall significantly.
The Asian Development Bank has further cut growth expectations in the Pacific as coronavirus continues to squeeze the region's economies.
The new head of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement is to relocate to the Marshall Islands as part of her role. Audio
The Solomon Islands government is moving to suspend Facebook in the country; Border restrictions due to the pandemic are forcing people in the Pacific to miss out on life-saving treatments; Nauru… Audio
A refugee advocate in Australia is mystified at the treatment meted out by Australia's Border Force to a group of ten asylum seekers from Nauru Audio
Tuna transshipment activity in the Marshall Islands has picked up, but remains low compared to previous years, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact the industry.
Children are being irreversibly damaged by malnutrition in the Pacific. Audio
The Cook Islands prime minister has described Micronesian threats to withdraw from the Pacific Islands Forum as unhelpful for the region.
There are mixed reactions in the Pacific to a new free trade deal which comes into force in December. Audio
The Chair of the Pacific Islands Forum has recommended an elimination process for candidates in the election of secretary-general at the regional body.
Australia's government says trade in the Pacific will thrive when the regional trade agreement comes into force within two months.
Tuvalu's Foreign Minister has called Micronesia's threat to leave the Pacific Islands Forum concerning.
Pacific health professionals in New Zealand are calling on the next government to better empower them to improve health outcomes for the community. Audio
The La Niña weather pattern is officially underway in the Pacific, according to the Pacific Meteorological Desk Partnership at SPREP.
Several Pacific Island countries have signed a joint letter in support of Taiwan's participation in the United Nations.
The University of the South Pacific says jobs are safe for the time being as NZ and Australia have reaffirmed their financial support to the regional institution.
Pacific nations and territories have been urged to diversify their tourism sector to meet new market demands amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ten refugees held on Nauru by the Australian government for over seven years left Nauru yesterday to be resettled overseas.
Pacific women have been urged to seek decision-making roles, and join boards and councils to fight corruption.
There are fears that a drop in fisheries revenue in the Marshall Islands could be more than the $US4 million initially forecast.
The Nauru government has issued an updated travel advisory removing Papua New Guinea from its safe countries list.
Nauru, Kiribati and Fiji have received 50 ventilators to use for Covid-19 patients.
There's another warning about the welfare of refugees stuck in the Pacific due to the uncertainty created by Australia's ongoing offshore detention policy. Audio