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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...

RNZ Pacific Police in Solomon Islands say they cannot successfully secure the western border with Papua New Guinea and stop the spread of covid-19 without...

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...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk In a lawsuit filed with the public prosecutor in Paris this week, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has accused Facebook of “deceptive...

RNZ Pacific New Zealand expects to open a two-way travel bubble with the Cook Islands in May and is planning a vaccination campaign there. The leaders...

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...

RNZ News Today marks one year since Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made the call to put New Zealand into a covid-19 lockdown. At the time, Aotearoa...

Have the New Zealand government’s covid-related messages been getting through to Pacific and non-Pacific ethnic communities in South Auckland? Justin Latif tried to find...

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...