Pacific Outlook

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 14 April

Too close to call in Samoa’s elections With official results yet to be confirmed, the results of Samoa’s general elections could not be any closer. Read More

Pacific climate diplomacy and the road to COP26

Today, the Griffith Asia Institute launches a new blog series that explores the road to the COP26 UN climate summit, to be held in Glasgow… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 7 April

COVID-19 continues to affect the region Whilst the region as a whole has been largely unaffected by severe health impacts that have occurred elsewhere, there… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 31 March

Delays and uncertainty surround vaccine rollout in PNG The commencement of vaccinations of frontline health staff in PNG has been delayed. Uncertainty among health… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 24 March

PNG COVID-19 situation worsens The COVID-19 situation in PNG continues to worsen. The number of confirmed cases now exceeds 3,000 and the number of… Read More

How are Pacific businesses really doing?

For the first of our Pacific Outlook webinars of 2021, the Pacific Hub partnered with Pacific Trade Invest (PTI) Australia. Their ‘Pacific Business Monitor’… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 17 March

The Grand Chief makes his final journey home The body of Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare has been transferred to his home province of East… Read More

Papua New Guineans farewell the Grand Chief in Brisbane

In the heart of Brisbane, the PNG community came together to mark the passing of the Grand Chief, Sir Michael Thomas Somare. As a… Read More

Economic informality in Pacific island countries

Anyone who has travelled to Southeast Asia knows that cities such as Jakarta and Bangkok display a rich variety of ‘informal’ economic activities. Pedestrians often… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 10 March

Cyclone Niran batters New Caledonia Tropical Cyclone Niran has caused extensive damage in New Caledonia. The cyclone made landfall during Sunday. Although it was… Read More

Social media and democracy in the Philippines
Pacific climate diplomacy and the road to COP26
Indonesia's "Pacific elevation": Elevating what and who?
Supernatural beliefs in today's China

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