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The new head of the University of the South Pacific aims to improve governance at the regional institution.
Nauru is today marking 50 years since the country got control of its phosphate industry.
The Nauru Government is bringing in tough new laws this month to combat sex offenders.
Micronesian countries say they oppose a postponement of the appointment of a new Secretary-General for the Pacific Islands Forum. Audio
A call by Nauru's President and incoming chancellor of the University of the South Pacific for the USP's full council to sit today was dismissed.
Twenty-eight refugees detained on Nauru and PNG's Manus Island are due to fly to the US today for resettlement.
Five nurses from Fiji have been reportedly detained in Nauru for violating Covid-19 quarantine regulations on the island.
The Asian Development Bank has granted Nauru $US5 million to improve its management of expenditure and infrastructure.
About 40 more refugees, who were detained in PNG and Nauru, have flown to the United States for resettlement.
The Nauru Government has provided more funding for the state owned airline as it confronts the effects of the Covid-19 lockdown.
A new report into seabed mining in the Pacific warns of irreversible damage to the marine environment.
Three refugees formerly detained on Nauru and Manus Island have been flown to the United States from detention in Australia.
Nauru police have engaged 33 reserves to help maintain security at Covid-19 quarantine facilities.
Nauru has issued a joint statement with nine other countries, committing to ensure the countries' supply chain remains connected despite the global Covid-19 pandemic.
The Australian government says the welfare of Pacific workers and students still in Australia is a priority for it.
The last of the members of the so called 'Nauru-19', former cabinet minister Mathew Batsiua, has been released from prison.
Refugees previously detained on Manus Island and Nauru should be released from Australian hotels into the community, doctors say. Video
The Covid-19 pandemic has prompted calls for the evacuation of refugees detained in Papua New Guinea and Nauru by Australia.
Nauru's Covid-19 preparations are set for a boost with Taiwan donating a testing machine.
A Kurdish refugee and musician detained in an Australian hotel is being prevented from recording his new song. Audio