Friday 26th August 2016

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Celebrations on hold as Samoa awaits IOC confirmation of its first ever Olympic medal

Two weeks after Fiji struck gold at the Rio Olympics with their men's rugby sevens team, the sporting community in Samoa is waiting nervously for confirmation that, belatedly, it too has won a first ever Olympic medal.

Danish MPs to visit Nauru for offshore resettlement study

A delegation of Danish MPs is preparing to visit Nauru early next week to study the use of offshore settlements for asylum seekers.

Pacific nations top list of World Risk Index

Vanuatu has again been listed as one of the most dangerous places to live due to vulnerability to natural disasters and food shortages, topping the list of the World Risk Index.

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