Posted inWomen's Corner

SHAKE THE DUST OFF

When Jesus sent his disciples out two by two, he tells them how to handle the relationships they will encounter along the way. He tells them what to do if the people they meet, the ones assigned to them, don’t receive their values well.  In effect Jesus said, “If they don’t receive you, shake the […]

Posted inOpinion

Pacific Ocean Commissioner to champion Blue Pacific Ocean priorities at 2nd UN Oceans Conference

LISBON  (PIF) — With the ocean at the heart of Pacific cultures, security and economies, the Secretary-General of the Pacific Islands Forum and Pacific Ocean Commissioner, Mr Henry Puna, is amongst the Pacific travellers to Lisbon this weekend. The Secretary-General will join the Forum Chair, PM of Fiji Hon. Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, who is also […]

Posted inPacific News

Tuvalu Foreign Minister cancels trip to UN Oceans conference due to protest from China

SYDNEY (AAP) — Tuvalu’s foreign minister will land in Brisbane today after withdrawing from an international forum in protest against Chinese coercion. Simon Kofe was due to arrive in Portugal for the UN’s Ocean Conference which is focusing on sustainable use of marine resources, a key issue for Pacific island nations concerned about climate change […]