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Duty editor of the Asia Pacific Report/Evening Report collaboration or the Pacific Media Centre at the Auckland University of Technology. Feedback: Email the editor

When help finally arrived on Koro Island and the media flew in to bear witness, the scenes were of total devastation. The sign pointing to...

Gradually it is sinking in with the people of Fiji how “powerful and ruthless” severe tropical cyclone Winston has really been with entire villages...

By Benny Mawel in Jayapura and Ryan Dagur in Jakarta Indonesian police are seeking to question a Catholic priest over possible treason charges for leading...

Compensation for the victims of three decades of French nuclear tests in the South Pacific was a focus of President François Hollande's visit to...

Protesters rallied outside the Australian Embassy in the Timor-Leste capital of Dili yesterday, demanding Canberra come to the table “in good faith” to end...

By Cheerieann Wilson of Fiji One News February 20, 2016, will be a date every single villager on Koro Island in Fiji will never forget. As...

The Pacific nation was already struggling to adapt to rising oceans and increasing temperatures when severe tropical cyclone Winston struck, comments Common Dreams staff...

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama speaking to Fiji after severe tropical cyclone Winston devastated the nation at the weekend. Video: FijiGov By Peni Shute and Allison...

By Rita Narayan Vanuatu's record on women's rights will be scrutinised by a United Nations committee in Geneva from tomorrow. The committee will review the country's...

By Sikeli Qounadovu of The Fiji Times All Fijian Atunaisa Raralevu (No.3) hoped to do was to be able to save 15 people trapped in...

Indonesia's Environmental Affairs and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya says her ministry's team has found some 370 to 500 "hotspots" of forest fires in the...

By Avinesh Gopal in Suva Fiji's Acting Police Commissioner, Brigadier-General Sitiveni Qiliho, has warned parents and guardians to make sensible decisions about the movements of...

The death toll from severe tropical cyclone Winston in Fiji has reached 21 and disaster officials fear this will rise as communications is restored...

Fiji Times editor-in-chief Fred Wesley today praised the people of Fiji for their resilience and courage after severe tropical cyclone Winston punished the country...

By Mere Naleba in Tailevu for The Fiji Times As strong winds and waves pounded Qelekuro Village in Fiji's Tailevu province on the main island...

The front row accounts for 26 percent of total injuries with the hooker the worst affected, says French rugby union research. Worst injuries and...

The French government plans to pave 1000 kilometers of its roads with solar panels in the next five years, which will supply power to...

Ten people lost their lives in Fiji's Western Division when severe tropical cyclone Winston swept through the country at the weekend leaving a trail...

Electricity sparks as powerlines snap during tropical cyclone Winston in Fiji yesterday. Authorities have declared a 30 day "state of natural disaster". Video: Earthsky...

Compilation of scenes as tropical cyclone Winston batters Fiji. Video: World News By Ellen Stolz in Suva Five casualties have been confirmed in the aftermath of...

Tropical cyclone Winston hits Suva last evening. Video: Breaking Disaster By Mere Naleba, Nasik Swami and Sikeli Qounadovu in Suva Tropical cyclone Winston has left the...

Howling wind rips away at a house roof in Savusavu on the island of Vanua Levu yesterday. Video: Breaking Disaster Fiji's capital of Suva was...