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Pacific fishing controversies, Fiji flood updates

Highlights from the region’s media:

  • PNA slams Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission meeting: disappointed by decision to reopen some high seas fishing (Radio New Zealand International)
  • One dead in high-sea chase, 25 in custody: Palau, Coast Guard search continues for three from missing plane (Pacific Daily News)
  • Australian citrus industry worried about bacterial outbreak. ‘Citrus greening’ already present in PNG, Indonesia (ABC)
  • Foreign youths join cultural scholarship program in Indonesia. Pacific Islanders represented (Antara)
  • Taiwan Naval Goodwill Squadron to Visit Marshall Islands (Yokwe)
  • Indonesia: Redirected spending can lead to higher, more inclusive growth (World Bank)
  • Indonesia encourages ASEAN`s inclusive economic development (Antara)

Fiji flood updates

More than 11,000 people displaced. Evacuation centers full after ‘worst ever’ flooding (Radio New Zealand International)

Manmade element in Fiji floods? (Grubsheet)

Air Pacific resumes normal flight schedule (Air Pacific)


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