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RNZ Pacific Fijian authorities have confirmed 28 new cases of Covid-19, taking the total number of active cases to 349. The Ministry of Health said last...

COMMENT: By Fred Wesley, editor-in-chief, The Fiji Times Bula. The big announcement last night must be a very firm reminder for us all in Fiji about...

By Antonio Sampaio in Dili The Timor-Leste government may apply disciplinary action to public officials doing face-to-face work who refuse to take the vaccine, while...

RNZ Pacific Ten percent of Papua New Guineans confirmed to have been infected with covid-19 are health workers, while the death toll from the pandemic...

By Antonio Sampaio in Dili Timor-Leste today registered 172 more cases of covid-19 infection with the majority in Dili - passing the barrier of 5000...

By Talebula Kate in Suva Fiji has reported no new case of coronavirus infection after the screening of 7560 Fijians and 1212 tests conducted by...

By Josefa Babitu A French Polynesian territorial government cabinet minister says the pandemic and climate justice have provided an opportunity to think about the progress...

By Rebecca Kuku in Port Moresby Papua New Guinean Prime Minister James Marape has defended the adjournment of Parliament for four months, saying this is...

The Pacific Newsroom Fiji’s Health Secretary Dr James Fong strongly attacked his country’s media for “reckless reporting” today, saying it could spark panic. He gave no...

By Rowan Quinn, RNZ News health correspondent New Zealand is scrapping district health boards and creating a new Māori health agency in a radical "fairer...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Fiji Health Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Dr James Fong says the breach at the quarantine facility in Nadi was an incident waiting...

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 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...

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...