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Best New Private Island Resorts: Hot List 2017

This year, a number of resorts took over sand-rimmed isles from Africa to the South Pacific. The best of them, however, have that extra something—think overwater suites where dolphins splash around under your deck, or access to your own 62-foot yacht—that goes beyond an empty beach. Show More Summary

Pence cites 'challenging times' to troops in American Samoa

Pence met with American Samoan officials and troops on his way to Hawaii at the end of a tour of the Asia Pacific region that included a stop along the Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea.

International Rescue Recap & Season 3 Trailer: Thunderbirds Are Go!

When disaster strikes, International Rescue answers the call! From their hidden island base in the South Pacific, the five Tracy brothers pilot remarkable, cutting-edge Thunderbird vehicles from the depths of the oceans to the highest reaches of space – all for one purpose: to help others in need. Show More Summary

Geologist studies South Pacific volcano that's been erupting continuously for hundreds of years

For two weeks last fall, Ingrid Ukstins lived life on the wild and dangerous side. The University of Iowa volcanologist spent her days collecting samples from a volcano on Tanna, an island in the remote South Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu. The volcano, called Yasur, spews out flaming masses or "bombs"—some the size of a small car.

Festival offers seven new plays in three days

South Coast Repertory’s Pacific Playwrights Festival marks its 20th anniversary this weekend with the usual compelling and often provocative line-up that mixes new work from some of America’s most important playwrights – this year the festival introduces plays by PPF regulars Amy Freed and Donald Margulies – with a slate of relative unknowns. Every year […]

South County business wrap up: Ray’s Barber Place opens in Dana Point, new owner for Mountain Mike’s in Lake Forest, more

Ray’s Barber Place opens in Dana Point After serving San Clemente for more than 14 years, Ray’s Barber Place has opened a second location in Dana Point at Monarch Bay Plaza, 32932 Pacific Coast Highway. The business, which has a staff of 14 licensed barbers and cosmetologists, specializes in haircuts and hot towel face shaves […]

Magnitude 5.7 quake strikes northwest of Vanuatu: USGS

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 struck northwest of the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

American Programmers Escape to New Zealand

In the South Pacific, software no longer needs a hard sell. New Zealand has long wanted to be a tech hub, but distance was an issue. Now, at a moment of political upheaval around the globe, that isolation has become a selling point.Show More Summary

North Korean test missile "fizzles" hours before Pence arrives in South

last weekNews : Trending Now

By Roberta Rampton and Sue-Lin Wong SEOUL/PYONGYANG (Reuters) - A North Korean missile "blew up almost immediately" on its test launch on Sunday, the U.S. Pacific Command said, hours before U.S. Vice President Mike Pence landed in South Korea for talks on the North's increasingly defiant arms program. Show More Summary

If you're looking for authentic Hawaii, away from neon lights and crowds, look no further than Lanai

Graceful 80-foot-tall pine trees line the streets of tiny Lanai (Lah-na-ee) City. The trees, imported from the Cook Islands in the South Pacific, lend a lush green appearance. Lanai, 13 miles wide and 18 miles long, is one of the smallest islands in the Hawaiian chain, with 3,100 residents and...

Ocean Networks Taps OSI, Updates Plans for SAPL Cable System

Ocean Networks has tapped Ocean Specialists for full turnkey network development services for the proposed South America Pacific Link cable system.  It's a project that has been in the works for a few years now and I had been wondering where it was at.... [visit site to read more]

Michelle Obama Is Giving Us Major Vacation Envy In French Polynesia

Michelle Obama will make a highly anticipated return to public life later this month. But first, there’s paddleboarding to do in the South Pacific. Michelle Obama a rejoint son mari au fenua — TNTV (@TahitinuiTV)...Show More Summary

Warning lifted as cyclone shifts away from New Caledonia

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON (Reuters) - A powerful cyclone that hit New Caledonia late on Monday and shuttered nickel operations has moved offshore, allowing authorities to lift warnings on the French South Pacific territory.

A Director And Designer Resign Over Calgary Opera's Plan To Cast A White Woman To Play A Tonkinese Role In 'South Pacific'

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Former Calgary Opera CEO Bob McPhee: "It’s an enormously sensitive topic, especially in the theatre world, and it is bleeding into the opera world.... So it’s not from a lack of wanting to be sensitive to the issue. I understand. But is there repertoire we stop doing if we can’t accomplish that goal?"

Mining suspended in cyclone-hit New Caledonia as people seek shelter

WELLINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Cyclonic winds and heavy rain buffeted New Caledonia on Monday, prompting residents of the French South Pacific territory to seek shelter and halt mining of nickel, its most important export.

NASA sees new Tropical Cyclone Cook moving past New Caledonia

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 landfall.

New Caledonia braces for cyclonic flooding, huge waves

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

New Caledonia was bracing for high winds, massive waves, and heavy rain as a powerful cyclone bore down on the French South Pacific territory on Monday. Cyclone Cook had already swept through Vanuatu as a Category one storm over the weekend, causing flooding. Show More Summary

Opera in turmoil over casting white woman in Asian role

Calgary Opera has lost three members of its South Pacific team, including the director, after a row over casting. The company says it cannot find an Asian singer strong enough to play the role of Bloody Mary. An unnamed white singer was chosen, but the director, designer and one performer resigned before she could be […]

The South Pacific’s Most Exciting Conference Destinations

The Pacific’s Most Exciting Locations For A Business Conference Planning to hold a business conference or special event? Turn it into a real adventure by choosing a location that offers more than just a place to talk business. Though...Show More Summary

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