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Refugees stranded on Nauru have refused medical transfers to Australia for fear of being detained without treatment, an advocate says
The Nauru Government remains tight-lipped over revelations its officials accepted bribes.
A 46-year-old Sydney man has been jailed for 30 months after an Australian Federal Police investigation into a company bribing Nauru government officials.
Amnesty International is urging Nauru's government to take action to protect the independence of the judiciary and the right to a fair trial.
Nauru, Kiribati and Fiji have received 50 ventilators to use for Covid-19 patients.
There's another warning about the welfare of refugees stuck in the Pacific due to the uncertainty created by Australia's ongoing offshore detention policy. Audio
As Covid-19 cases surge in Port Moresby, refugees stranded there by Australia fear they are too weak to fight off infection. Audio
Amnesty International has told the UN that Australia is still failing to protect the rights of refugees it sent to PNG and Nauru.
Nauru Shipping Line will be chartering a single vessel, Kiwai Chief, to carry freight between Suva and Nauru.
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.