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Fiji Airways’ decision to let go nearly 800 staff due to the Covid-19 pandemic highlights the importance of establishing a Pacific travel bubble as soon as possible, an aviation expert says.

Papua New Guinea’s former prime minister Peter O’Neill has been charged with suspicion of misappropriation, abuse of office and official corruption.

Cook Islander wins science award

Wednesday May 20, 2020

Grandmother’s traditional medicines inspires a Cook Islands chemical scientist.

 

Australia has said it would support Fiji's bid to join a potential trans-Tasman travel bubble amid the Covid-19 pandemic, RNZP reports.

Confirmed Covid-19 cases in Indonesia's Papua province has rocketed past four hundred, reports RNZP.

The US aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, which has been stuck in Guam for the past month, is struggling to get free of Covid-19.

More than 60,000 babies are expected to be born in the Pacific Island countries in the 40 week period since the global pandemic was declared on March 11, UNICEF has revealed.

Fiji’s prime minister has announced the continuation of Covid-19 restrictions in the country despite almost a month without a new case.

New Zealand National Party List-MP Alfred Ngaro said a lot of people are confused about why a Cook Islander has jumped to the defence of New Zealand Maori in regards to their rights to hold tangihana (funerals) on marae to grieve for their loved ones.

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