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Pacific Media Centre Papua New Guinea's Minister for State Enterprises Sasindran Muthuvel has reassured the nation that Air Niugini is taking all necessary steps to...

By Global Voices A backlash against China’s official response to the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak has left local officials and the central government scrambling to offset...

By RNZ Pacific Four cruise ships have been refused entry into Tonga due to health warnings following the global covid-19, or coronavirus, outbreak. The Nuku'alofa Tourism...

Pacific Media Watch The World Health Organisation has pledged to "hit hard" against the deadly coronavirus while saying there is hope and "we are not defenceless". WHO...

BACKGROUNDER: By Oiwan Lam Former human rights lawyer and famous citizen journalist Chen Qiushi arrived in Wuhan city, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, on...

By RNZ Pacific Thirty Pacific islanders are being quarantined at a New Zealand military base, following their evacuation from China. They are among 193 evacuees who...

By RNZ News About 60 people failed to board a New Zealand-led evacuation from China yesterday. Nearly 200 people, mostly New Zealanders, were flown to Auckland...

Al Jazeera's Inside Story features the global coronavirus health emergency. BACKGROUNDER: By Global Voices What started at a seafood market as a local health issue...

Pacific Media Watch The Media Council of PNG has called on all state agencies involved in policing and securing the country's borders and people against...

By Harry Lock of RNZ News New Zealand universities fear the temporary travel ban on foreigners from China due to the novel coronavirus outbreak is...

By Benny Geteng in Rabaul A Papua New Guinean student leader in the Chinese city of Wuhan says students fear for their lives with the...

By RNZ News A New Zealand district councillor says he has been bombarded with racist messages since he spoke out about racism towards Asian people...

By RNZ News Some Chinese students are being rejected by their homestays in New Zealand over fears about the deadly coronavirus. Infections from the novel coronavirus...

Video report by RNZ Pacific. RNZ Pacific's Jamie Tahana reports In the Pacific, where several countries are already dealing with epidemics, some countries have taken extreme...

By RNZ News New Zealanders evacuated from Wuhan amid the coronavirus outbreak will be quarantined in Aotearoa - not on Christmas Island like the Australians. As...

By Stanley Ove Jnr in Port Moresby The PNG Immigration and Citizenship Authority (PNGICA) has ordered a temporary shutdown of the Wutung border post with...

By RNZ News The unexpected death of a person in New Zealand who recently travelled to China is being investigated for coronavirus, but a local...

OPEN LETTER: By Keith Jackson I joined the Australian Journalists Association (now the MEAA - Media Alliance) in, I think, 1971, when I still lived...