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Tahiti may replicate French curfew

Monday October 19, 2020

French Polynesia’s Covid-19 pandemic has claimed a 14th life as the number of patients in hospital has risen to 61.

Anyone who plans to take the traditional tabua or whale’s tooth out of Fiji will now be required to seek the government’s consent.

A remand prisoner in New Caledonia has been freed after the conditions in the Camp-Est jail were considered to be inhuman.

The United Nations wants to help turn the tide on unhealthy eating in the Pacific with a new project aimed at reviewing existing dietary guidelines and promoting healthier lifestyles.

Pacific warned to remain vigilant

Thursday October 08, 2020

The regional director of the World Health Organisation has urged Pacific countries to stay vigilant amid Covid-19.

Suggestions are being made in Paris to devise a new accord for New Caledonia to avert a third referendum on independence from France.

Fiji’s government is pressing ahead with its ‘Bula Bubble’ concept for New Zealand and Australia, despite the two countries opting to resume travel arrangements elsewhere.

French military fly to Rapa Nui

Wednesday October 07, 2020

The French military will repatriate about 20 Rapa Nui people stranded in Tahiti since the outbreak of the Covid-19 outbreak.

First Covid case in Solomons

Monday October 05, 2020

Solomon Islands has recorded its first case of Covid-19 – a student who had been repatriated from the Philippines earlier in the week.

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