Vanuatu and Kiribati have joined the world policing body INTERPOL.

New Zealand's Chief Justice Dame Sian Elias has rejected a bid to have a high-profile court case heard in Tokelau.

The governor of Papua New Guinea's capital district says it's business as usual today in Port Moresby after unrest gripped the city yesterday.

A 41-year-old Samoan man has been jailed for three years after pleading guilty to cultivating marijuana plants for sale.

Indonesia's President is encouraging Indonesian companies to develop palm oil in Solomon Islands.

Vanuatu will benefit from a chinese government grant of almost 5 billion vatu.

The Vanuatu Ministry of Health has issued advice to the general public to assist authorities in reduce dengue fever cases in the country.

A company owned by Papua New Guinea's prime minister won a US$32 million contract to build bridges through an allegedly corrupt procurement process.

An epidemiologist from the Pacific Community says dengue fever outbreaks are currently active in American Samoa as well as Wallis and Futuna.

Police in Papua New Guinea's Western Province have placed a temporary ban on the movement of people along the PNG-Australian-Indonesian borders until the end of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders' Week.

Fiji's security forces are standing by in case of unrest as Fiji goes to the polls.

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Board of Directors has approved a total financing package of $29.7 million to support the introduction of new vaccines in Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu through the System Strengthening for Effective Coverage of New Vaccines in the Pacific Project.

The government of Vanuatu will be attending the Asia-Pacific  Economic Corporation (APEC) forum in Papua New Guinea these week.

Three new ministers have been appointed in Vanuatu, as Prime Minister Charlot Salwai works to shore up support amid speculation of a possible motion of no confidence.

In region, A majority of Tonga's parliament has voted to recognise an Auditor General's report that found inappropriate spending by the Prime Minister and six cabinet ministers.

Ten Members of Parliament in Solomon Islands are being investigated by the police for corruption.

Vanuatu's Prime Minister, Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas, has told media that he has the support of 30 + members of parliament.

The Deputy Prime Minister, Bob Loughman, has also said that the current government still has a majority of MPs supporting it.