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Former Fijian prime minister and leader of the Social Democratic Liberal Party, Sitiveni Rabuka, is finally free to contest the country's general election this week.
A majority of voters in the South Pacific territory of New Caledonia chose to remain part of France instead of backing independence, election officials announced Sunday as French President Emmanuel Macron promised a full dialogue on the region's future.
China has "blindsided" New Zealand by signing a multimillion dollar deal with the tiny island state of Niue â and is said to be on the brink of signing another with the tourism trophy that is the Cook Islands.
Paris and the political leaders who hold sway over this South Pacific island chain are nearly 17,000 kilometres away. The question now for New Caledonia is whether to keep these faraway bonds or splinter off as the world's newest nation.
The royals are coming! After a hugely successful visit to Australia, Fiji and Tonga, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are now on their way to New Zealand to finish up their 16-day tour.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex laughed as they were serenaded with a song about mosquitoes during a visit to the oldest school in the Pacific.
From Fiji's forest green Jason Wu, to Tonga's ravishing red Self Portrait, the Duchess of Sussex has proved herself the queen of the quick change when it comes to couture.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have arrived in Tonga, where people gathered at the airport to welcome them wearing traditional outfits, playing guitars and singing.
Wearing a floral pink and blue print with a garland of glorious tropical flowers, the Duchess of Sussex delivered an impassioned plea in Fiji about the importance of educating girls, her first speech this royal tour.
The Duchess of Sussex treated royal fans to a glimpse of her growing baby bump in a stunning gown for a state dinner in Suva, Fiji.
The Duchess of Sussex was rushed through her visit to an indoor market in Fiji's capital over apparent concerns about the location's security.
Australia's Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has revealed 13 refugee children on Nauru are with parents deemed national security risks by the United States, raising the question of which country might ever take those children without breaking up the families.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were greeted by hundreds of flag-waving well-wishers on Tuesday after arriving in Fiji for a three-day visit as part of their tour of the South Pacific.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have touched down in Sydney ahead of their first Australia and Pacific tour as a couple.
A South Pacific airline has announced that a passenger died when a plane crashed into a Pacific lagoon in Micronesia last week.
The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has found two men adrift on a boat in the Pacific, four days after two fishermen were reported missing from Kiribati.
The airline operating a flight that crashed into a Pacific lagoon on Friday in Micronesia says that one man is missing, after earlier saying that all 47 passengers and crew had safely evacuated the sinking plane.