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UK reports 89,176 new cases and 277 deaths – as it happened
UK cases and deaths fall day-on-day; Hong Kong government to compensate pet shops affected by culling of hamsters for Covid reasons

Tom Ambrose (now); Georgina Quach, Martin Belam and Samantha Lock (earlier)

28, Jan, 2022 @11:19 PM

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Fear and dread: Covid-free for two years, Pacific islands experience explosion in case numbers
The virus has swept into remote island countries, sowing panic and confusion

Bernadette Carreon in Koror, Lagipoiva Cherelle Jackson, Rimon Rimon in Tarawa and Dorothy Wickham

28, Jan, 2022 @6:00 PM

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‘It’s a mystery for us’: the puzzling death at sea of a Tongan fisheries observer
Arnold Latu was found dead in his berth – one of numerous deaths of monitors who ensure fishing boats follow the rules

Iliesa Tora in Nuku'alofa and Bernadette Carreon in Koror

03, Jan, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Labor rules out post-election climate deals, dismissing Coalition scare campaign
Chris Bowen says party’s stance is not negotiable as Morrison claims a vote for Labor is a vote for ‘Greens targets’

Daniel Hurst in Canberra and Bernadette Carreon in Koror

06, Dec, 2021 @6:01 AM

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Kiribati to open one of world’s largest marine protected areas to commercial fishing
The Phoenix Islands Protected Area is about the size of California and has been fully closed to commercial fishing since 2015

Bernadette Carreon in Koror

15, Nov, 2021 @11:08 PM

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Vanuatu to seek international court opinion on climate change rights
The Pacific island nation wants clarity on the legal responsibilities owed to its people related to climate change

Bernadette Carreon in Koror

26, Sep, 2021 @3:23 AM

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Death at sea: the fisheries inspectors who never came home
Eritara Aati Kaierua is one of more than a dozen observers who have died since 2009. A year later his family are still waiting for answers

Bernadette Carreon in Koror

19, Jun, 2021 @8:00 PM

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The typhoon that hit my island didn’t make the news. This is what the climate crisis looks like
Palau was hit by Typhoon Surigae last week, but even the typhoons that don’t claim lives or flatten cities are devastating for those who live through them

Bernadette Carreon

23, Apr, 2021 @2:10 AM

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Palau to welcome first tourists in a year with presidential escort
Palau is opening up to visitors from Taiwan under strict Covid-safe measures, but locals still have doubts

Bernadette Carreon in Koror and Erin Hale in Taipei

30, Mar, 2021 @11:45 PM

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Pacific Islands Forum in crisis as one-third of member nations quit
Micronesian sub-grouping walks out over selection of new secretary-general

Bernadette Carreon in Koror, and Ben Doherty Pacific Editor

08, Feb, 2021 @10:17 PM

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Future of Pacific Islands Forum in doubt as Palau walks out
Palau, the Federated States of Micronesia and Nauru had questioned whether to remain members amid bullying claims

Bernadette Carreon in Koror and Ben Doherty Pacific editor

05, Feb, 2021 @12:45 AM

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Palau's new president vows to stand up to 'bully' China
Former senator Surangel Whipps Jr promises to stand by allies US and Taiwan when he takes office on Thursday

Bernadette Carreon in Koror

18, Jan, 2021 @1:08 AM

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