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10:16 pm GMT+12, 26/03/2020
 
The World Bank has delivered US$5.1 million in immediate funding to support Samoa’s response to the global COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. The funds will support Samoa’s efforts to prepare and manage its response to COVID-19.   Samoa currently has no confirmed COVID-19 cases, however a State of Emergency is now in place across the country.   “Protecting Samoan people from COVID-19 is our absolute » read more
 
COVID-19: Fiji wide curfew to come into effect from Monday Vanuatu State of emergency, curfew imposed
45 in quarantine centres in Solomon Islands 20 percent suspended pay for Fiji cabinet, MPs -COVID-19 response budget
 
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UNICEF scales up support in Pacific Island countries to keep children learning, as COVID-19 forces majority of schools worldwide to close
5:07 pm GMT+12, 26/03/2020, Fiji
As nationwide school closures disrupt the education for more than 80 per cent of students worldwide, UNICEF has announced it will significantly scale up support in all countries to help children continue their learning while keeping schools safe.    “As schools in the Read more

COVID-19 has exposed the fragility of our economies
By Guy Ryder, Director-General, International Labour Organisation
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PDF calls for inclusion of persons with disabilities in COVID-19 response
The Pacific Disability Forum (PDF) is urging all governments in Pacific Island Countries and T
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UN launches major humanitarian appeal to keep COVID-19 from ‘circling back around the globe’
To confront the unprecedented worldwide challenge posed by the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic,
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Pandemic across the Pacific
By Nic Maclellan   I was supposed to be in Tahi
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Business News
Marshalls worried for seafarers caught up in Covid-19 restrictions
10:19 pm GMT+12, 26/03/2020, Marshall Islands
The Marshall Islands is encouraging countries to recognise and protect seafarers as key transport workers amid restrictions around the Covid-19 pandemic.   The country's international shipping registry has made the plea as many countries implement precautionary measures in response Read more

Foreign banks’ behaviour is ‘unacceptable’: Cook Islands Finance Minister
Cook Islands Government threatens to legislate to force banks to give debt relief to those str
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Narita recovery flights rescheduled to early April: Fiji Airways
Fiji Airways has rescheduled its recovery flights to/from Tokyo-Narita announced Thursday to o
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Fiji Employee FNPF contributions to be reduced by three percent
All employees in the country will have a 3 percent reduction in their Fiji National Provident
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Reserve Bank of Fiji announces measures to counter predicted recession
The Reserve Bank of Fiji says the Fijian economy is currently in unchartered waters and headed
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Sports News
Fiji 7s coach contract expected to be renewed after Olympics postponement
10:24 pm GMT+12, 26/03/2020, Fiji
Fijian 7s coach Gareth Baber’s contract will expire at the end of the year.   Fiji National Sports Commission(FNSC) Chairman Peter Mazey says it is up to the Fiji Rugby Union whether they want to renew his contract.   Baber was brought in to guide the side to the Tokyo Read more

Team PNG still focused despite deferral of Olympics
The Olympic Games for this year have been postponed but Team PNG athletes are encouraged to ma
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Tonga NRL expelled from international rugby league, will appeal the decision
A new governing body will have to take charge of rugby league in Tonga after the Tonga Nationa
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Fiji Rugby support decision by IOC to postpone Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Fiji Rugby Chief Executive John O’Connor together with Fiji Airways Fijian 7s Head Coach
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Fiji's Olympic title defence postponed for a year
Fiji will have to wait an extra year to defend their Olympic Sevens title after Tokyo Games of
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