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Australia Tells Its Citizens in India Amid COVID Crisis: Don’t Come Home

Critics condemned the move to temporarily bar Australians, including children, as unnecessarily harsh, a violation of citizenship principles and a cultural double standard. Officials say the policy is necessary. Via The New York Times.

Fiji

Four more Covid-19 cases in Fiji

Fiji's permanent secretary of health James Fong says another four Covid-19 infections were found on Thursday - three in the community.

Tui Short enlisted to help with games

Saturday 28 March: An old hand with proven organisational skills was recruited this week to the Pacific Mini Games organising team. ‘Tui’ Ngariki Short was the leading administrator as games organiser in 1985 and with his wife Cecilia he has jumped on board again to be part of the “wonderful Cook Islands experience”. “It’s very […]

Regional

Cooks drawn with Australia in WYNC

Friday 27 March: The Cooks have been drawn in pool B with Australia, at this year’s World Youth Netball Championships in Rarotonga. Other teams in pool B are Malaysia, Wales and Vanuatu. For the August 11-21 championships, the unseeded Barbados, and Trinidad & Tobago will contest pool A with defending champions New Zealand, Northern Ireland, […]

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