By CLIFFORD FAIPARIK, the National PNG A GROUP of 15 Papua New Guinea citizens, including two women, serving terms in an Indonesian prison for drug-related offences are on the run, police say. West Sepik Police Commander Chief Inspector Moses Ibsagi…

Jayapura, Jubi – Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) tidak akan membahas isu politik terkait West Papua, demikian menurut Direktur Jenderal sekretariat, Amena Yauvoli. Kepada Fiji Times saat berlangsungnya pertemuan kelompok kerja Strategi Keamanan Regional MSG di Nadi, 26 Juli lalu, ia mengatakan…

Nadi, Jubi – Menteri Pertahanan dan Keamanan Nasional Fiji, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola, telah meminta para pemimpin Melanesia, untuk mengatasi dengan tepat dan sigap semua ancaman internal dan eksternal, yang dapat bereskalasi menjadi isu-isu yang lebih besar. Ratu Inoke mengemukakan hal ini…

The Solomon Islands has welcomed 1500 participants to this year’s Melanesian Arts and Cultural Festival in Honiara. Source: https://www.radionz.co.nz/ The Solomon Islands has welcomed 1500 participants to this year’s Melanesian Arts and Cultural Festival in Honiara. The festival, held every four…

RNZI: Vanuatu’s Foreign Minister says he’s lost faith in the Melanesian Spearhead Group because of a lack of consensus and political engagement. The group had become especially contentious after including Indonesia in 2015, which had clashed with United Liberation Movement…

By PETER WARI PRIME Minister Peter O’Neill will confirm this week the date of the 2018 local level government elections after the Government sorts out “conflicting legal advices” which have been causing its delay. He also told Parliament on Friday…

“Hereby proclaim the establishment of the united and free Republic of Vanuatu founded on Traditional Melanesian Values, Faith in God and Christian Principles”. Minister of Internal Affairs, Andrew Napuat, quoted the lines from the Preamble of the Constitution at the…

By NEAL CONAN• JUL 24, 2018 Earlier this year, Hawaiʻi joined the Polynesian Leaders Group, a sub-regional organization in the Pacific modeled on the Melanesian Spearhead Group. But the MSG is having its problems and the Foreign Minister of Vanuatu now says…

On Monday last week the declared custom land owners of the land Port Vila town has been built on met President Obed Tallis to officially inform him of the declaration. The declaration was reportedly made in May last year by…