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Covid-19: Three more children among 12 deaths in Fiji

Three more children have died from Covid-19 in Fiji. This takes the death toll since the pandemic hit the country in 2020 to 791. Fiji's Government also confirmed on Wednesday the 10 day-old infant, 8 year-old girl and 13 year-old boy are among 12 Covid-19 patients who died.

Fiji

Fiji shifts focus from Covid-19 to NCDs

At least 70 percent of the Fijian population who had Covid-19 when they died were also suffering from a chronic disease, health authorities said.

China slashes its aid to the Pacific

China has dramatically scaled back its aid to the Pacific in the past two years.

Pacific Islands


New fiber-optic cable for Tokelau means reliable internet

On 20 September 2021 Tokelau, one of the world's most remote territories, took a significant step to becoming less isolated, via the Southern Cross NEXT submarine fiber-optic cable network cable.

Regional


NZ govt urged to ban seabed mining for Pacific's sake

A New Zealand Supreme Court ruling against seabed mining has been described as important for the Pacific region.

New Zealand


In brief: News from around the Pacific

Two men missing at sea in Solomon Islands have landed in PNG; Cook Islands govt wants to vaccinate target youth population before opening borders to NZ; Vanuatu health director flags mandatory vaccination; Forum keen to host Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zones in the Pacific

Pacific Islands


Covid-19: Fiji Govt urged to let people into church

Some church leaders in Fiji want the Government to allow non-vaccinated people to enter their houses of worship.

Fiji


New Caledonia extends lockdown again, due to Covid-19 crisis

The lockdown in New Caledonia has been extended by two weeks due to the worsening Covid-19 crisis in the French territory.

New Caledonia


Survey 'honest snapshot' of Fiji's poverty position, says sacked statistician

The man sacked for publishing Fiji's household and income survey says the report is an 'honest snapshot' of the country's poverty situation.

Fiji


In brief: News from around the Pacific

Samoa Airlines explains delay; Samoan sailors head for work abroad; Tongan brothers killed in US city; Tongan brothers killed in US city

Pacific Islands


New multimedia segment for Pasifika on mental health

A new mental health segment led by Pacific organisations has launched online and on air this week to address mental health concerns in the Pasifika community.

Pacific Islands


Church ministers in Fiji quit over refusal to vaccinate

A group of church ministers in Fiji have resigned because they do not want to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

Fiji


In brief: News from around the Pacific

Prospective RSE workers scammed in Samoa; Vaccination for workers not yet mandatory, says Vanuatu union; Tonga's PSA calls for the Secretary to Government to be sacked

Pacific Islands


New data shows Pacific leading NZ youth in vaccination rollout

More Pasifika teenagers in Aotearoa New Zealand are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 than teenagers in other ethnic groups.

New Zealand


In Brief: News from around the Pacific

Another eight Covid-10 deaths in New Caledonia; 75 candidates register for Tonga election; Kanak broadcaster Joseph Caihe mourned; Samoa reissues travel advisory for incoming travellers

Pacific Islands


In Brief: News from around the Pacific

One hundred and nine medical personnel have arrived in Noumea from France to help combat the spread of Covid-19; Samoa's Parliament resumes today to discuss and pass amendments to the Electoral Act 2019.

Pacific Islands


Moana Pasifika to call Mt Smart home

Auckland's Mt Smart Stadium has been announced as the new home ground for the inaugural Moana Pasifika's Super Rugby team in their debut season of the 2022 Super Rugby Pacific competition.

New Zealand


Phone chats with Xi for Tonga and Solomons leaders

China's President Xi Jinping has held phone talks with the King of Tonga and the prime minster of Solomon Islands in recent days.

Pacific Islands


In Brief: News from around the Pacific

Fiji PM calls for better global co-operation on pandemic; Samoa Airways financial woes under investigation; Samoa's PM reflects on key phase in democratic journey; Five million Covid vaccination doses milestone reached in NZ; Vanuatu launches International Court of Justice

Pacific Islands


Samoa Covid vaccination figures below official expectations

A total of 19,567 Covid shots were administered during Samoa's two day mass vaccination campaign but its below what officials hoped to achieve.

Regional


Stranded Cook Islanders help out with vaccination drive

A ‘Kuki Airani Vaccination Drive Through Centre’ was organised and held at the Atiu Hall in Mangere for Cook Islanders including those stranded in New Zealand this week.

New Zealand


Indonesian forces evacuate residents amid more violence in Papua

Indonesia's military forces have been evacuating residents of Kiwirok district in Papua province's Pegunungan Bintang regency following more violence there.

Papua New Guinea


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