Police have arrested the prime suspect into the death of the year 10 student from Montmartre secondary school on Efate.

The police in Samoa are investigating the death of a business woman who was killed at her residence on Sunday.

Vanuatu Red Cross Society (VRCS), in partnership with the National Disaster Management Office and CARE International, has conducted an evacuation centre baseline survey on the island of Maewo.

Pacific countries must be able to manage climate and disaster and thier risks.

The Samoa Ministry for Revenue is owed more than 34-million US dollars in unpaid taxes and duties, some going back 20 years.

The environmental group Global Witness is calling for a moratorium on all logging operations in Solomon Islands.

A flood alert has been issued for low lying areas in Fiji and disaster authorities are advising people to be prepared with heavy rain forecast across the country.

Mixed voter mood among young ahead of Fiji elections.

An Australian medical service operating in Nauru says its chief medical officer was stood down yesterday.

The Unity party in Fiji has had another candidate for next month's election approved after winning an appeal.

Samoa's leaders have called for a drawn out merger of the National Health Services and the Ministry of Health to be implemented urgently.

Fiji Airways Flying Fijians coach John McKee says his players need to maintain their form in the National Rugby Championship semifinal clash against the Canberra Vikings on Saturday.

Vanuatu Police appeal for information on whereabouts of murder suspect.

Vanuatu joined other Pacific nations at the second Pacific Labour Mobility Annual Meeting this week in the Solomon Islands.

The Vanuatu Project Management Unit, VPMU's communications officer, Kiery Manaseh, has said that according to VPMU plans, work on Port Vila town's permanent wharf will resume next year.

Vanuatu's President, Temarnevere His Excellency Pastor Obed Moses Tallis, says that the country countinues to face issues with its political groupings, the role of customary authorities, citizens' fundamental duties and effective constitutional reforms.

The Ministry of Justice and community services has handed over copies of the Criminal Task force riport on the VNPF and European development fund 9, to the office of the public prosecutor.

American Samoa have recorded the first victory by a Pacific Island team at the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires.