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How Australia got blindsided in the great Pacific climate coup

How Australia got blindsided in the great Pacific climate coup

The powerful Pacific Islands bloc is demanding the developed world delivers on the $100 billion promised in climate finance.

  • by Nick O'Malley

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Pacific nations refuse to be the canary in the climate coal mine

Pacific nations refuse to be the canary in the climate coal mine

As the Glasgow climate talks loom the small island nations with the most at stake are demanding real action from their more powerful neighbours, Australia included.

  • by Nick O'Malley
I live in Canterbury-Bankstown and I’m worried about my Pasifika community

I live in Canterbury-Bankstown and I’m worried about my Pasifika community

A Fijian university professor describes his fears for his community in Sydney amid widespread vaccine hesitancy.

  • by Jioji Ravulo
Australia to give $68m Fiji airport loan in effort to beef up lending in the Pacific

Australia to give $68m Fiji airport loan in effort to beef up lending in the Pacific

Australia will provide a $68 million loan to Fiji to upgrade its airports as part of a step-up in infrastructure lending across the Pacific to help the region recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and compete with China’s decade-long spending spree.

  • by Anthony Galloway
Fijian rugby players dump jumper with vaccination message

Fijian rugby players dump jumper with vaccination message

The Pacific Island nation is in the midst of a COVID-19 crisis with cases rising sharply, but the pro-vaccination message was dumped at the last minute due to resistance from some team members.

After Fiji’s initial success, second wave of COVID is causing grave concern

After Fiji’s initial success, second wave of COVID is causing grave concern

The mortuary at Fiji’s largest hospital is now full, the country’s health ministry says, and people are getting increasingly worried.

  • by Georgia Forrester and Colin Packham
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Flying cargo: Getting athletes to pandemic Games a logistics nightmare

Flying cargo: Getting athletes to pandemic Games a logistics nightmare

Fijian teams are travelling on planes that normally carry chilled seafood. Others describe even getting the sporting equipment to Tokyo as a “true war operation”.

  • by Katrina Nicholas
Fiji locks down 400-patient hospital after COVID death

Fiji locks down 400-patient hospital after COVID death

Health authorities are quarantining all patients and staff within the compound until they can determine who had contact with the coronavirus patient.

Fiji, Pasifika teams to join Super Rugby in ‘new dawn’ for region

Fiji, Pasifika teams to join Super Rugby in ‘new dawn’ for region

The competition will expand to 12 teams next year, and the two new sides will come from the Fiji and Pasifika regions.

  • by Sam Phillips
Asian holidays on the cards by winter as Australia looks to open other travel bubbles

Asian holidays on the cards by winter as Australia looks to open other travel bubbles

Immigration authorities are exploring plans to open up to Singapore within months, followed by other nations such as Fiji, Vietnam, Thailand, Japan and South Korea.

  • by Anthony Galloway, Rob Harris and Chris Barrett
‘Our responsibility’: 23 nations back pandemic treaty idea for future emergencies

‘Our responsibility’: 23 nations back pandemic treaty idea for future emergencies

It is still an idea, but one that already has substantial backing. It could avoid some of the nationalistic decisions made this time around.

  • by Jan Strupczewski