New Zealand, Australia and other nations in the Pacific need to do more to combat rampant vaccine misinformation in Pacific Island countries, which poses a threat to the whole region, a researcher says.
The head of the Pacific Islands Forum says New Zealand's climate aid boost augurs well heading into COP26, and is pushing all developed countries to meet climate funding commitments made in Paris in 2015.
The Marshall Islands hopes to see the global spotlight focused on climate adaptation and mitigation financing as world leaders and climate negotiators come together at the end of this month for the annual COP26 climate summit in Scotland.
Samoa by-elections set for November 12; Former CNMI cop jailed for possessing child pornography; Gender and ethnic pay gaps in New Zealand wide; Thousands of year 12 and 13 students in Fiji will return to classroom next month
French Polynesia's government says the United Nations is welcome to send a team to assess the territory as the pro-independence Tavini Huiraatira party has repeated its calls for France to allow its decolonisation under the auspices of the UN.
Tonga police noticing an increase in drug cases; Legal action filed against Vanuatu's President; Widodo visit to Papua criticised; Samoa govt look to repatriate Samoa students in Fiji; CNMI acquires 2 new COVID testing machines