Coronavirus in the Pacific

COVID a wild card in efforts to help Tonga

TESS NEWTON CAIN | It has been a long 24 hours for those with family, friends, and connections in Tonga. The eruption of the… Read More

Pacific predictions 2022

TESS NEWTON CAIN | The new year brings opportunities and challenges for the Pacific. There are big questions being asked across the region –… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 3 November

TESS NEWTON CAIN | Pacific delegations commence work in Glasgow Although the number of delegations attending COP26 from the Pacific is smaller than… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 27 October

TESS NEWTON CAIN | COVID-19 cases at the Vanuatu border Vanuatu authorities are reporting that two people have tested positive for COVID-19. Both… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 20 October

TESS NEWTON CAIN  | PNG COVID-19 crisis worsens As more information comes in from provinces across Papua New Guinea, a picture is building of the… Read More

One region, one family, one report: Activating trade and investment between Australia and the Pacific islands region

CAITLIN BYRNE AND TESS NEWTON CAIN | Pacific island nations, like many others in the Asia Pacific, face a long and challenging road to recovery… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 6 October

TESS NEWTON CAIN | Pacific countries caught up in ‘Pandora Papers’ revelations Two countries in the Pacific islands region feature in revelations in the ‘Pandora… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 29 September

TESS NEWTON CAIN | Vanuatu launches campaign to seek advisory opinion from the World Court The government of Vanuatu has launched a global campaign to… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 22 September

TESS NEWTON CAIN | Pacific reactions to AUKUS announcement Further to last week’s announcement of a new security relationship between Australia, the USA, and the… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 15 September

TESS NEWTON CAIN | COVID-19 surge in New Caledonia highlights risks to Pacific island countries A rapid surge in COVID-19 cases in New Caledonia… Read More

Social media and democracy in the Philippines
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Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 19 January

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