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New Caledonia protest over high cost of air travel turns deadly

The French government has tried to calm tensions on the south Pacific archipelago of New Caledonia after four people died and 23 were injured in clashes during a protest at the high cost of local air

Destination news: Loyalty Islands socked by mother nature

(eTN) - Loyalty Islands, part of the French territory of New Caledonia, is on the receiving end of a one-two punch from mother nature.

Is New Caledonia Pacific’s last tourism frontier?

With a population of less than 200,000 inhabitants, New Caledonia is relatively unknown.

Health alert as dengue fever rages in Pacific

Dengue fever is scorching through the Pacific Islands, with Fiji reporting nearly 2000 cases and American Samoa reporting a year's supply of cases last month alone.

Cruise tourist complains of rape

An international police investigation is under way after a New Zealander was allegedly raped while on a cruise ship in New Caledonia.The 46-year-old woman from New Zealand says she was attacked by an Australian man while she was sleeping in her cabin on the Pacific Star on New Year's Eve in the French Loyalty Islands.