The Pacific island nation is following Australia and the U. S. in introducing tougher requirements for skilled overseas workers. DNA, 1 week ago
Sri Lankan asylum seekers held on Pacific island camps who could potentially find new lives in the United States are free to return home without fear of persecution, Sri Lanka's prime minister said today. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe made the comments ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago US Pacific Fleet in Sri Lanka on goodwill mission Business Standard, 1 month ago Sri Lankan prime minister says refugees safe to come home DNA, 2 months ago
Uniquely vulnerable to the impacts of a warming world, Pacific island countries have long been considered the front-line of climate change, so it’s not surprising that they are also leading the fight to tackle the problem. These tiny nations have vowed ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
The Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean became the first nation on Tuesday to ratify a 2016 accord to cut the use of powerful factory-made greenhouse gases, saying the survival of the nation was at risk from climate change. The parliament of the Marshall ...Reuters, 2 months ago Marshall Islands first to ratify greenhouse gas pact Business Standard, 2 months ago
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We won't succumb to your dog whistle politics: Twitterati react to Jeff Sessions calling Hawaii an 'island in the Pacific'
While referring to a judge in Honolulu who struck down the second version of Trump's immigration order banning immigrants from six majority-Muslim countries temporarily, Sessions said he was amazed that a judge sitting on an island in the Pacific can issue an ...DNA, 1 week ago
A 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit northwest of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu today, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The quake, which struck at a depth of 20 kilometres (12.4 miles) and about 250 ...Business Standard, 1 week ago Magnitude 5.7 quake strikes northwest of Vanuatu - USGS DNA, 1 week ago 6.0-magnitude quake hits off Solomon Islands Business Standard, 1 month ago
More than 50 construction workers hired for a casino resort on the Pacific island of Saipan staged a street protest on Friday demanding to be paid, after their employer was charged with illegally importing Chinese workers on tourist visas.DNA, 2 weeks ago Ahead of Trump-Xi meet, FBI cites illegal Chinese workers at casino site on U.S.-controlled island Reuters, 3 weeks ago
Tropical Cyclone Cook formed in the Southern Pacific Ocean and on Sunday, April 9, 2017 and moved across the island of New Caledonia in the South Pacific Ocean on early on April 10. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP Satellite passed over Cook as it was making ...Business Standard, 2 weeks ago
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman said today someone who traveled to the Pacific Islands apparently contracted the disease there then spread it to others in New Zealand.DNA, 3 weeks ago
Ten members of US President Donald Trump's Advisory Commission on Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) have resigned to protest against some of his policies on immigration including visa ban on travellers from seven Muslim-majority nations.DNA, 2 months ago 10 members of President Trump's Advisory Commission resign over immigration policies Money Today, 2 months ago 10 members of Donald Trump’s advisory commission resign One India, 2 months ago Trump commits to defend Japan through 'full range of U.S. military capabilities' Sify, 2 months ago
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