Philippines President holds historic peace talks

The Philippines president has held talks with the leader of separatist rebels the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, in a historic meeting held in Japan. President Benigno Aquino met Murad Ebrahim of the MILF, the Philippines'...

Unionists arrested in Fiji

Two trade unionists have been arrested in Fiji, leading to further allegations the coup-installed military government is trying to destroy the nation's union movement. The interim government has recently introduced new laws restricting union rights...

KFC in a flap over Fiji ban

The international fast food chain KFC says it has been forced to close its three restaurants in Fiji because of a dispute over ingredients. The company says the Fiji Quarantine and Inspection Division will not...

Fiji retirees threaten to sue PM over pension cuts

Disgruntled retirees in Fiji have threatened to sue the interim Prime Minister and National Provident Fund board members if controversial pension cuts go ahead without an independent review.Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and...

Northern Marianas gets geothermal boost

The Northern Marianas have been given a $US1.26 million grant by the United States to develop geothermal energy. The grant will fund an assessment of the resources available on the islands and will fund some...

Fiji flights threatened amid violence claims

Australians travelling to Fiji are being warned of possible disruptions as unions fight what they say is a crackdown on workers’ rights by Fiji’s military government. The Australian Transport Workers’ Union is threatening to delay...

FEATURE: Yingluck Shinawatra on the campaign trail

You're new to politics but you have campaigned very well, given the government a bit of a fright. Do you think you are going to win the election, get a majority of seats? YINGLUCK SHINAWATRA:...

UN urged to review Sri Lankan civil war

Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Kevin Rudd says new information about atrocities against Sri Lankan civilians at the end of the civil war is appalling. A new British television documentary has shown evidence of civilians being...

Japan’s nuclear waste spreads through Pacific

Japanese scientists predict that radioactive material leaking from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant will spread 4,000 kilometres through the Pacific Ocean in the next year. Japan's Atomic Energy Agency says the caesium contamination will also...

Tokyo says radiation levels at 100 locations pose no risk

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government says radiation levels at 100 locations across the city pose no health risk, but that there are high readings in some eastern areas. The monitoring was carried out in response to...