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May 13, 2019
UN gears up for major climate action effort starting with Pacific islands next weekUN's climate change push starts with visits to the Pacific islands, which are threatening to disappear due to sea level rise.
Sep 20, 2018
Australia to build military base in Papua New Guinea to curb China's influence in Pacific; officials visit potential locationAustralia was aiming to finalise an agreement on the joint facility — to be built on Papua New Guinea's Manus island — ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Port Moresby in November,
Sep 06, 2018
Nauru demands apology from China over spat at Pacific Islands Forum, says delegation 'disrespected forum leaders'In a press conference, Nauru president Baron Waqa said that not only are they demanding an apology from China, they will also take up the issue with the UN.
Jun 02, 2017
Donald Trump pulls out of Paris Accord: Pacific Islands accuse US of 'abandoning' them to climate changePacific Islands, at risk of being swallowed by the rising seas, accused Donald Trump of "abandoning" vulnerable nations.
Apr 09, 2015
Emperor of Japan prays at WWII battleground on Pacific islandThe emperor of Japan visited a remote Pacific island Thursday to pray for thousands of Japanese and American soldiers who died during the World War II battle of Peleliu.
Mar 30, 2015
After 7.7 magnitude earthquake, tsunami warning issued in Papua New GuineaA powerful earthquake struck near the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Monday, prompting officials to warn that hazardous tsunami waves could affect some coastlines in the Pacific.
Nov 19, 2014
LIVE: Prime Minister Modi thanks Fiji for its role in success of India's MangalyaanFollow live updates from the 2014 G20 summit in Brisbane, and PM Modi's Australia trip here.