Your trusted source for Pacific Islands news, analysis, opinions, events and business intelligence.

Pacific refugee processing centre
2021

Refugee processing in PNG to end

By Nic Maclellan Australia and Papua New Guinea have announced the closure of Canberra’s offshore refugee processing program by the end of this year, leaving responsibility for the remaining asylum

Micronesian Presidents Summit
2021

“We stand by what we said”

Micronesian leaders discuss transport, COVID and the Forum split By Nic Maclellan Leaders of five Micronesian countries have moved to strengthen their sub-regional co-ordination at the 20th Micronesian Presidents’ Summit

July

Nauru determined to back Deep Sea Mining

By Netani Rika With the COVID-19 Pandemic maintaining its crippling grip on the Pacific, legislators have struggled to find alternative sources of income to buoy national economies. On the rocky