Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ralph Regenvanu and Special advicer to the the Prime minister of Dominica on the recovery from hurricane Maria, Avinash Persaud, have made a call for those responsible to cause climate change to pay for it.

The second ordinary session of parliament has been adjourned to Thursday this week.

Four civillians have reportedly been killed in Papua province as Indonesian security forces continue their pursuit of the West Papua Liberation Army.

The Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) and the National Federation Party (NFP) have filed a petition in the Fiji High Court challenging the procedures and results of last month's general election.

The Solomon Islands Prime Minister Rick Hou has signed a pledge to ban logging, mining and other commercial activities at and above the 400 metre contour line.

The Vanuatu government has raised 3 billion vatu through its citizenship program.

The 2018 second extra ordinary session of parliament ended yesterday afternoon.

Schools and houses on Vanuatu's southernmost island of Aneityum were damaged when a tsunami hit after yesterday's 7.6 earthquake off New Caledonia.

Vanuatu has launched a three day trial for the delivery of vaccines to remote areas by drones.

Parliament will debate the motion of no confidence against the Prime Minister, at 4 oclock this afternoon.

In region, Solomon Islands police are calling for the cooperation of all road users, when the newly upgraded Kukum Highway in Honiara is officially opened tomorrow.

THE Public Service Commission (PSC) has appointed Shadrack Welegtabit as the new Acting Director of the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO).

THE United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) in partnership with the Vanuatu West Papua Association and the South Moluccas association have joined in with West Papuans around the globe to commemorate the West Papua Day, celebrated annually on December 1.

Smiles shone on the faces of the Pacific Vocational Training Centre (PVTC) students as they reaped the rewards of years of hard work, study, commitment, and practicals.

The Council of Ministers has decided not to extend the State of Emergency on Ambae island.

The Public Service Commission has suspended two government officers for misusing of government vehicles after working hours.

The Public Service Commission has appointed the new Director Generals based on merit and their work experiences.

In region, the first of three new wharves in Tokelau has been completed.