Flying into the uninhabited Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Midway Atoll appears out of the vast blue Pacific as a tiny oasis of coral-fringed land with pristine white sand beaches that are teeming with life.

WELLINGTON, March 1 :  An environmental disaster is unfolding in the Pacific after a large ship ran aground and began leaking oil next to a UNESCO World Heritage site in the Solomon Islands, Australian officials said Friday.

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Dec 5: A powerful earthquake that struck in the southern Pacific Ocean on Wednesday sent jitters around the region after authorities warned of possible tsunamis, but there were no initial reports of destructive waves or major damage.

A glance of Asia-Pacific Summit 2018

November 29, 2018 17:16 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: With the slogan “Addressing Critical Challenges of Our Time: Interdependence, Mutual Prosperity and Universal Values” Nepal is hosting for the regional summit for Asia-Pacific nations, which is scheduled to be held on November 30 –December 2.

The Ocean Cleanup, an ecologically minded tech startup, plans to gather up and recycle millions of tonnes of plastic floating in the Pacific Ocean.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV) has appointed Upendra Poudyal, a senior banker, as its representative for the Asia Pacific region.

April 23: Scientists are preparing to launch the world's first machine to clean up the planet's largest mass of ocean plastic.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: With slogan ‘Our young scientists: our strength, our hope’, the sixth Asia Pacific Conference of Young Scientists (APCYS 2017) is all set to kick-off from November 1 to 5 at Park Village Resort, Budanilkantha. This mega conference is being hosted for the first time in Nepal by the Research Center for Applied Science and Technology (RECAST), Tribhuvan University.

KATHMANDU, May 19: From May 10th to 13th, Hyundai Motor Company’s Head of Subsidiaries and Distributors from all over the world gathered in South Korea for 2017 Global Distributors Convention.

KATHMANDU, March 21: Admiral B. Harris, commander of U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM), today has called on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal at latter's official residence at Baluwatar.

U.S. President Donald Trump formally withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on Monday, distancing America from its Asian allies, as China's influence in the region rises.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: The United Nations Regional Center for Peace and Disarmament (UNRCPD) in Asia and the Pacific is set to resume its operations from its headquarters in Kathmandu following the relocation of its office after the devastating earthquakes that hit Nepal in 2015.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Australian envoy to Nepal Glenn White inaugurated Pacific Hospitality and Culinary Academy amid a function in Kathmandu on Sunday.