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Global warming is being blamed for the king tides that have washed away houses in a village on Papua New Guinea's south coast. Audio
Refugees stranded on Nauru have refused medical transfers to Australia for fear of being detained without treatment, an advocate says
Bringing uncapped internet to remote Pacific islands is the aim of Kuk i Net, a start-up in the Cook Islands. Audio
Pacific households are being surveyed to find out how food security is being affected by the pandemic.
With Guam in lockdown after a surge of coronavirus cases, there's anger that the US military is flouting restrictions. Audio
As Covid-19 cases surge in Port Moresby, refugees stranded there by Australia fear they are too weak to fight off infection. Audio
Solomon Islands is taking precautions against African Swine Fever, as the deadly pig disease grips neighbouring PNG. Audio
Air Vanuatu has delayed repatriation flights, which were due to commence tomorrow, while its Covid-19 safety protocols are reviewed.
The discovery of ancient artifacts and a burial ground could delay the build-up of US military forces on Guam. Audio
New Zealand robotics firm X-craft is trialling an autonomous sea craft that could one day police Pacific island fisheries. Audio
The charity ChildFund has gone into partnership with the New Zealand government to improve well-being in the Asia Pacific region.
Test results are expected to confirm that African Swine Fever is spreading in Papua New Guinea's Highlands. Audio
A planned rubber plantation on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island could be a front for illegal logging, a new report claims.
An urban private school and a rural public school in Papua New Guinea have found different ways to adjust to the "new normal" of life with Covid-19.
Refugees detained in Australia will only be protected from Covid-19 by the government if the courts force it, a refugee says.
Australians have risked penalties by protesting during Covid-19 restrictions in support of Nauru and Manus Island refugees detained in Australia.
Vanuatu's Pentecost is in desperate need of aid after Tropical Cyclone Harold devastated the island.
Pacific governments are being advised to respond to the threat of another deadly virus in the region, African swine fever.
The Covid-19 pandemic has prompted calls for the evacuation of refugees detained in Papua New Guinea and Nauru by Australia.
More refugees detained on Manus Island and Nauru have been moved to an Australian hotel amid calls for their release to protect them from Covid-19.
A ceasefire agreement has paused three years of tribal fighting in Enga Province, in which 42 people have been killed and more than 100 injured. Audio
A Kurdish refugee and musician detained in an Australian hotel is being prevented from recording his new song. Audio
Following unconfirmed reports of Covid-19 in PNG's Western Province, the mayor of the provincial capital, Daru, has warned the coronavirus could "wipe out" his town. Audio
A Manus Island refugee has a broken leg and several others are injured after being attacked by an angry mob in Port Moresby.
A vision of the Pacific united against corruption has been released from last week's first Pacific Regional Anti-Corruption Conference in Kiribati. Audio