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By Josefa Babitu in Suva The dream of putting a smile on his mother’s face on his graduation day from university has become one that...

By Agustinus Beo Da Costa Hospitals in Indonesia's easternmost region of Papua are nearing full capacity amid a surge in covid-19 cases, with health officials...

RNZ Pacific Fifteen more deaths, including that of a 102-year-old woman, and 918 positive cases have been confirmed by Fijian health officials in the 24...

By Timoci Vula in Suva Two Fijian pregnant women are among the 21 covid-19 deaths reported within a seven-day period from July 14. Their babies, however,...

COMMENT: By Professor Biman Prasad Pictures and videos emerging about the shocking and deplorable conditions for covid-isolated patients in Fiji hospitals are no surprise. Nor...

RNZ Pacific Fiji has recorded a daily record 1405 new cases of covid-19 in the 24 hours to 8am on Friday. That compares to 1220 cases...

By Josefa Babitu in Suva If it was not for his friend who broke into his home after he was gasping for air, Antonio Ratuvili...

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 Josefa Babitu in Suva Fiji has recorded 1220 new cases of covid-19 as at 8am today -- the highest daily record so far --...

RNZ Pacific Fiji health authorities have reported an additional 10 deaths from covid-19 over the past week. In his daily statement on covid-19 cases, Health Secretary...

ANALYSIS: By Dicky Budiman, Griffith University Indonesia is currently experiencing a massive spike in covid-19 infection and deaths, as experts (including myself) have unfortunately been...

By HA Kapisa and Rahmad Nasution in Manokwari, West Papua Indonesian police have begun tightening entry controls in Manokwari district and Sorong city as part...

By Robert Iroga in Honiara The Solomon Islands government has kicked off its full rollout of its nationwide covid vaccination strategy. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare said...

By Serafina Silaitoga in Labasa, Fiji Villagers and surrounding farmers in Labasa on Fiji's Vanua Levu island turned up in big numbers for the covid-19...

By Josefa Babitu in Suva A 15-year-old girl has become Fiji’s youngest death due to the covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, taking the total of deaths due...

RNZ News The agent for a ship carrying two covid-19-infected fishermen says New Zealand officials jumped the gun in announcing all its crew would be...

By Talebula Kate in Suva Fiji's FEMAT field hospital at Laucala Bay in the capital Suva has begun its transition into a covid-19 dedicated hospital...

RNZ Pacific The Fiji government's response to the covid-19 pandemic outbreak is an utter failure, but it is not too late to follow New Zealand's...

By Josefa Babitu in Suva Fiji’s fight against the covid-19 pandemic seems to have no light at the end of the tunnel after the Pacific...

ANALYSIS: By Michael Toole, Burnet Institute While Australians may be focused on the havoc the Delta variant is wreaking on our shores, Delta is in...

By Litia Cava in Suva Fiji's opposition SODELPA leader Viliame Gavoka has condemned Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum for their “unimaginable recklessness”...

RNZ Pacific Public frustration over mixed messages from the government is growing in Fiji as covid-19 continues to spread rapidly. The latest daily update saw another...