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Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Much of the Timor-Leste capital of Dili has been heavily flooded with rivers bursting their banks after three days of heavy...

By Antonio Sampaio in Dili Hundreds of people, many of them students, mobbed exit routes out of the Timorese capital Dili on Good Friday seeking...

RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister has warned citizens against relying on information on Facebook to guide their approach to vaccines. James Marape was speaking...

By Jeffrey Elapa in Vanimo, PNG The West Sepik administration is not happy with the way illegal border crossers are being handled by the Indonesian...

By Clifford Faiparik in Port Moresby Eleven new covid-19 coronavirus deaths were reported in Papua New Guinea on Friday and Saturday, raising the country’s death...

By Marjorie Finkeo in Port Moresby Thirty Papua New Guinea Defence Force soldiers are working with other security personnel and the NCD covid-19 team to...

RNZ News More than a thousand people have turned out for a rally in central Auckland calling for discrimination against Asians to stop. They claim Asians...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk As the covid-19 coronavirus infections continue to rise seemingly unabated, Papua New Guinea's National Pandemic Response Controller David Manning has acted...

ANALYSIS: By Brendon Blue for The Democracy Project The day after New Zealand's first lockdown was announced, I expressed to a senior colleague my concern...

By Sue Ahearn, founder of The Pacific Newsroom and former editor, ABC International A PNG member of Parliament died from covid-19 this week but it...

RNZ Pacific An 83-year-old woman in Wallis and Futuna has become the first fatality in the French territory's covid-19 outbreak. Earlier this month, she had been...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Timorese authorities have announced that they have detected a record surge in new covid-19 cases - 55 in one day. According to...

ANALYSIS: By Tony Heynen, The University of Queensland; Paul Lant, The University of Queensland, and Vigya Sharma, The University of Queensland Australia’s nearest neighbour, Papua...

By Eleisha Foon, RNZ Pacific journalist The race is on to reach Pasifika communities in New Zealand to counter the spread of misinformation about the...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Papua New Guinea's main hospital emergency chief has clarified the tragic death of a female patient dying while trying to access...

RNZ Pacific New Zealand is sending personal protective equipment to Papua New Guinea to assist health workers treat a surge in covid-19 cases. PNG's total number...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Australia and New Zealand - plus other key donors - need to urgently step up and provide assistance to Papuan New...

By Christine Kildi in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea’s biggest referral hospital in the country, Port Moresby General (PMGH) is seeing a massive increase of...

By Brendan Crabb, Burnet Institute and Leanne Robinson, Burnet Institute The covid epidemic in Papua New Guinea has significantly accelerated, judging by the available reports...

By Katie Doyle of RNZ News A new anti-vaccine publication with links to the Advance New Zealand fringe political party should be ripped up and...

By RNZ Pacific Fijians have been urged to register as the government's covid-19 vaccination campaign got underway this week. The vaccine rollout started on Wednesday following...

ANALYSIS: By Michael Toole, Burnet Institute One year ago today, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared covid-19 a pandemic, the first caused by a coronavirus. As...