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By Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific journalist A 43-year-old woman has reportedly died due to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic in Indonesian-administered West Papua province. It is the...

IN-DEPTH: By Kate Newton of RNZ News A week ago, Shaun Hendy packed up a desktop computer and monitor at his University of Auckland office...

By Ardila Syakriah in Jakarta Experts are warning the public in Indonesia against panic-buying chloroquine phosphate, an antimalarial drug thought to be a possible treatment...

By Philip Cass Tonga will go into lockdown at 1am on Sunday morning, March 29. There will also be a night time curfew from 8pm to...

By RNZ News New Zealand has - almost - made it through the first day of the national month-long lockdown, and according to Prime Minister...

OPINION: By Antonio Sampaio in Dili The Timor-Leste authorities have to improve significantly the conditions in which journalists are working to cover the Covid-19 coronavirus...

By RNZ Pacific More Covid-19 pandemic cases have been confirmed in the Pacific, taking the total of infected people to at least 172, with several...

ANALYSIS: By Rizki Fachriansyah and Ary Hermawan in Jakarta The Covid-19 pandemic situation is already bad in Indonesia, which now has the highest death toll...

By Felipe F Salvosa II in Manila The Philippines Senate and the House of Representatives have passed identical bills granting extra powers to the president...

By RNZ Pacific New Caledonia has recorded a further two Covid-19 cases, bringing its total to nine. Few details have been released but a government spokesperson...

By RNZ News Four new cases of community transmission have been reported in New Zealand today, as the Health Ministry revealed 40 new cases of...

OPINION: By Scott Waide in Lae So it’s a global pandemic with 16,000+ dead already, more than 375,000 infected and nearly 102,000 recovered. It was a...

By RNZ News New Zealanders are preparing to go into an unprecedented lockdown period at midnight on Wednesday to stem the spread of the Covid-19...

By RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister James Marape has declared a national state of emergency and warned the public to prepare for a...

ANALYSIS: By Michael Baker and Nick Wilson of the University of Otago With some of the toughest border restrictions and a newly-announced NZ$500 million boost...

By Jane Patterson, political editor of RNZ News New Zealanders now have an alert system for Covid-19, giving people more certainty and clarity as the...

ANALYSIS: By Jeremy Mogi in Port Moresby And so it’s out. Papua New Guinea's first infection case. 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Covid-19. In what is arguably the...

By Theckla Gunga in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea has reported its first confirmed Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic case. The announcement, made last night live on television...

By RNZ News Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed that the New Zealand border will be closed to anyone who is not a New Zealand...

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...

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...