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Pacific Media Watch Fiji Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama today confirmed that Fiji is putting into place a number of tighter measures following the first case...

By RNZ Pacific New Caledonia's government has confirmed the territory's first two cases of Covid-19. The government said last night two people who arrived from Australia...

Pacific Media Watch Papua New Guinea has a probable imported case of Covid-19 coronavirus, Health Minister Jelta Wong has announced today, The case is a 45-year-old...

By Aika Rey in Manila President Rodrigo Duterte has declared a state of calamity in the Philippines as cases of the novel coronavirus in the...

By RNZ News New Zealand has eight new cases of Covid-19, all related to overseas travel, the Ministry of Health has confirmed. It brings the total...

Pacific Media Watch CNN Philippines temporarily stopped broadcasting today after another tenant of the building in the capital Manila where it is located confirmed a...

By Scott Waide in Lae The Papua New Guinea Defence Force has been put on alert as Health Minister Jelta Wong formally declared the Covid-19...

ANALYSIS: By Tony Walker of La Trobe University When the Federal Reserve cut interest rates to the bone this week, this represented the most decisive...

By RNZ Pacific Air Tahiti Nui has decided to reroute its flights to France via the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe. The change was announced after...

By RNZ Pacific Pacific countries have further tightened border measures to try to keep the coronavirus from gaining a foothold in the islands. Six cases of...

By RNZ News Health officials have ramped up their presence at airports in New Zealand as tougher travel restrictions came into force today. From 1am today...

By RNZ News Some travellers trying to beat the New Zealand deadline early today for self-isolations to prevent the Covid-19 coronavirus spreading have been turned...

By Rappler The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed 29 new cases of the Covid-19 novel coronavirus in the country today - bringing the...

By Dr Crispin Maslog in Manila As fake news on Covid-19 spreads faster than the virus, scientists call for a halt to the "infodemic". As China...

By RNZ News A public health professor says the World Health Organisation's failure to declare Covid-19 a pandemic is giving New Zealanders a false sense...

Pacific Media Watch New Zealand is providing NZ$1 million to the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Suva, Fiji, to support its Pacific Action Plan for...

By Colin Peacock of RNZ Mediawatch Authorities and the media alike knew it was just a matter of time before New Zealand had its first...

Rappler editorial It’s not the virus. It’s not the Chinese flying into the Philippines. Our biggest enemy amid the Wuhan crisis is panic. Here's the situation:...

By Andrio Adiwibowo in Jakarta After beating the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) epidemics in the past, we may...