Australia offers $340 million in climate funding to Pacific islands

Asia Pacific Aug 13, 2019

Australia offers $340 million in climate funding to Pacific islands

Australia on Tuesday announced a 500 million Australian dollar ($340 million) climate change package for Pacific island countries, which have been increasingly vocal in demanding their powerful neighbor curb its carbon emissions. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the funding, drawn from Australia's existing international aid ...

Sophomore backup Rui Hachimura helps lead Gonzaga past Pacific

Basketball Dec 29, 2017

Sophomore backup Rui Hachimura helps lead Gonzaga past Pacific

Rui Hachimura scored 19 points, Josh Perkins added 16, and No. 20 Gonzaga beat Pacific 81-48 on Thursday night, winning its 22nd consecutive West Coast Conference opener. Zach Norvell Jr. scored 13 points for Gonzaga (11-3, 1-0 West Coast), which has beaten Pacific 11 consecutive ...

National Apr 28, 2017

Japan breaches international cap on annual Pacific bluefin catches

The government said Thursday that Japan has exceeded the annual limit on its catches of immature Pacific bluefin tuna, breaking an international commitment only two years after the regulation was introduced. The domestic catch of the threatened fish, a popular choice for sushi and other ...