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By Godwin Eki in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea has been hit with a positive delta variant case of covid-19 for the first time, Deputy...

By Rebecca Kuku in Port Moresby As the delta variant of covid-19 spreads to more than 96 countries, Papua New Guinea has put in tighter...

SPECIAL REPORT: RNZ Pacific WARNING: This article contains graphic content that some readers may find disturbing. Unexplained deaths spark sorcery claims, torture and murder, as fears...

RNZ Pacific The Papua New Guinea Council of Churches (PNGCC) has declared its support for the covid-19 vaccination rollout, following a conference in Port Moresby. Papua...

By Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific journalist Anti-vax misinformation is throwing a spanner in the works for covid-19 vaccination programmes in Papua New Guinea and Solomon...

RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister James Marape is appealing to people to take the covid-19 vaccine before doses expire. This comes as the number...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The Papua New Guinean government should protect women accused of practicing “sorcery” from violence and hold the attackers to account, says...

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

RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea's parliament has adjourned for almost four months, dashing an attempt to oust Prime Minister James Marape. The adjournment allows Marape to...

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...

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

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...

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...

Asia Pacific Report news desk East Sepik, preparing for the state funeral of Papua New Guinea's Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare, could expect a surge...

By Lulu Mark and Miriam Zarriga in Port Moresby A medical academic has warned the Papua New Guinea government to immediately bring in more than...

By Lulu Mark in Port Moresby Governor Powes Parkop says there will be no lockdown in Papua New Guinea's National Capital District (NCD) despite a...

By RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinean health authorities are struggling to gauge the extent of the country's latest covid-19 outbreak. More than 100 new confirmed cases...