Samoa prisoners COVID-positive

Nine prisoners and 22 guards in Samoa tested positive for COVID-19 and have been placed in isolation to avoid its spread.

Nauru President Lionel Aingimea

Nauru records first COVID cases

Nauru’s President Lionel Aingimea has announced the first two COVID-19 cases in Nauru, and says there is no cause for panic.

Farewelling the HMAS Canberra as it departed Tonga following volcano, tsunami and COVID assistance this month. PHOTO: Government of Tonga

Tonga lockdown restrictions eased

Lockdown restrictions in Tonga will be eased with businesses able to operate for three days starting on Saturday, Tuesday, and Thursday, said