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Fiji vaccination of teens going strong after adult rollout success
Sun, 24 Oct 2021
RNZ Pacific With most of its eligible adult population covered, Fiji’s covid-19 vaccine rollout for teenagers is gaining pace. The Health Ministry said 28,965 children aged 15 to 17 had received...

Glasgow showdown: Pacific Islands demand global leaders bring action, not excuses, to UN summit
Fri, 22 Oct 2021
ANALYSIS: By Wesley Morgan, Griffith University The Pacific Islands are at the frontline of climate change. But as rising seas threaten their very existence, these tiny nation states will not be subme...

Cardinal’s message for COP26 climate conference: ‘Listen to the Pacific’
Fri, 22 Oct 2021
Kaniva Tonga Cardinal Soane Patita Mafi has a message for the politicians who will soon gather for next month’s COP 26 conference, regarded by many as the last chance to avoid the worst that cli...

PNG’s capital Port Moresby reaches crisis point over covid surge
Fri, 22 Oct 2021
By Gorethy Kenneth in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea’s biggest referral hospital has reached a crisis point as the covid-19 pandemic positivity rate surged drastically to 85 percent yesterday. Port Mor...

129 new covid cases in NZ community – Pacific talanoa series provides info
Thu, 21 Oct 2021
Episode 1 one of the Let’s Talanoa series – “Know Your Vax”. Asia Pacific Report newsdesk New Zealand reported a record 129 new community cases of covid-19 today — the da...

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