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Tonga facing lockdown

Tonga is expected to go into lockdown later today after the kingdom reported its first COVID-19 case. Preparations are underway with churches

COP26
2021

COP26 cop out?

Making Glasgow matter Build back better. Blah, blah, blah. Green economy. Blah, blah, blah. Net-zero by 2050. Blah, blah, blah. This is

Tuvalu satellite dishes
2021

Catalysing Tuvalu’s ICT ambitions

A five-year agreement signed last year between the Tuvalu Government and satellite service provider Kacific Broadband Satellites International Limited (Kacific) came at

Pacific refugee camp
2021

Refugee processing in PNG to end

Australia and Papua New Guinea have announced the closure of Canberra’s offshore refugee processing program by the end of this year, leaving

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Telstra seals Digicel Pacific deal

Australian telco, Telstra has partnered with the Australian government to buy Digicel’s South Pacific businesses for $US1.6 billion, finalising negotiations that have