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By Talebula Kate in Suva After 1616 tests in the past 24 hours, Fiji’s Ministry of Health and Medical Services has reported three new cases...

By Timoci Vula in Suva Fiji has today reported seven new cases of covid-19 and all are locally transmitted cases. These were confirmed after 1349...

By Timoci Vula in Lautoka, Fiji Fiji's Lautoka Hospital is now closed to members of the public after a new positive case announced last night...

By Geraldine Panapasa in Suva Information as a public good is a powerful theme for this year’s World Press Freedom Day and serves as a...

ANALYSIS: By Sukhmani Khorana, Western Sydney University In the past five years, the number of overseas-born migrants from India grew more than any other group...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Journalists are fearful that increased harassment, abuse and violence directed towards them during the covid-19 pandemic could become the new normal,...

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 Thierry Lepani in Port Moresby Only seven governors out of Papua New Guinea's 21 provinces and Bougainville attended a meeting in the capital Port...

By Lice Movono, RNZ Pacific correspondent in Suva Fiji's government has taken the most drastic measures since covid-19 hit the country in March last year. Most of...

RNZ Pacific One of Fiji's latest two cases of covid-19 remains a concern for health authorities. The Health Ministry said a 53-year-old caretaker from the town...

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 Vijay Narayan and Semi Turaga in Suva Fiji's Permanent Secretary for Health, Dr James Fong, has confirmed that the Health Ministry has stopped police...

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...

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...

ANALYSIS: By Ilan Noy, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington and Nguyen Doan, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington What have...

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...