23 Mar 2020

Dateline Pacific for Monday 23 March 2020

From , 5:05 am on 23 March 2020

More travel restrictions and measures have been imposed around the Pacific as COVID-19 coronavirus cases in the region continue to increase; how are Pacific businesses in New Zealand coping since the break of Covid-19 coronavirus in the country? A ceasefire agreement has paused three years of tribal fighting in Enga Province, in which 42 people were killed; communities in New Ireland in Papua New Guinea remain worried foreign companies may still get to mine the ocean floor near their island; the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation has published its latest findings from the Global Reef Expedition - the largest coral reef survey and mapping expedition ever undertaken.