Avoid travel to Pacific islands, CDC advises travelers

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Servicemembers from the United States, Australia and the Republic of Korea pose in formation during a photo exercise at the commencement of Exercise Sea Dragon. Exercise Sea Dragon is an annual, multilateral exercise that stresses coordinated anti-submarine warfare pro...

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The first in a series where Lowy Institute experts look back on what surprised them in 2018.

If you had told me this time last year that in 2018 I would be one of the most frequently quoted Lowy Institute staff members in the media, I would have laughed you out of the r...

Monday, June 4, 2018

Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop handed the check to Palau State Minister of State Rehuher-Marugg for the Palau Pledge Initiative. Photo by Bernadette Carreon

Koror — The Australian government has donated US$60,000 to Palau in support of the Pacific nation’s ec...

Koror- Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop will arrive in Palau on Sunday for the first leg of her North Pacific visit, according to the Australian Embassy in Pohnpei.  

From Palau, Bishop and International Development Minister Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, oppositio...

Saturday, December 2, 2017

 Honiara-- China has been making inroads into the Pacific region, marking its footprint where it can and splashing cash in desperate islands where any foreign investment is embraced.

   In July, China’s state-owned company Huawei announced the signing of a US$53 million...

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