Asia Review

Asia Review

Por ABC Radio Australia
En Asia Review

Calls for Porgera Mine to reopen immediately

Porgera Mine is slated to start up again in 2022 two years after it was shutdown in a dispute...

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Hospital CEO calls for government directive to stop use of anti-worm drug for COVID-19 patients

Doctors at Papua New Guinea’s main hospital are prescribing an anti-worm medicine to treat...

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Pacific Beat: Wednesday

As PNG wrestles to bring their COVID-19 outbreak under control, doctors at the country's main...

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Pacific: Fiji is about to open its borders, but other island nations are holding off

Tourists are itching to travel to the Pacific, but some countries have other priorities.

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PacMOSSI project looking to ramp up mosquito control and reduce disease

While the advent of a malaria vaccine offers new hope in the fight against mosquito borne...

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Majority of Pacific homes affected by economic fallout from COVID-19 pandemic

The health impacts of COVID-19 are well known in places like Fiji and Papua New Guinea but even...

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Pacific Beat: Tuesday

As Australians look forward to international borders reopening, demand for travel to the Pacific...

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Race against time to vaccinate Vanuatu's population before borders open up

As Fiji prepares to re-open its borders next month other Pacific countries are considering their...

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Surge in COVID-19 cases raises questions about PNG's 2022 elections

As Mt Hagen heads into lockdown for two weeks to contain the growing spread of COVID-19...

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Pacific Beat: Monday

The latest spike in COVID-19 cases in Papua New Guinea is raising questions over whether the...

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Pacific countries confident despite alarm over Australia ending production of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Aid groups and opposition politicians in Australia are sounding the alarm over the news that the...

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Pacific Beat: Friday

The Australian opposition and aid groups urge the federal government to extend its contract to...

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Pacific countries face COVID-19 hurdles to get to COP 26 climate talks

Palau and Solomon Islands will send a delegation to Glasgow next month but COVID-19 restrictions...

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New research suggests cassowary 'farming' in New Guinea dates back 18,000 years

New research suggests that people on New Guinea island (now PNG highlands) were 'farming'...

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Pacific Beat: Thursday

PNG's Health Minister says he's in talks with Australia about getting a team of health workers to...

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Measure with your eye: making Panipopo without a recipe

Writer and food lover Lillian Arp describes eating her Auntie's panipopo as "food for the soul",...

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Pacific Beat: Wednesday

PNG is in the depths of a new COVID crisis with local newspapers reporting about the stench of...

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Concern for Pacific communities during Victoria's latest outbreak

There is concern by Pacific community leaders at the impact of the latest COVID-19 outbreak on...

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Shipping industry's carbon emissions under increasing scrutiny

The International Maritime Organisation maintains it is taking "bold steps" to reduce greenhouse...

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Global pandemic disrupts drugs supplies for Solomon Islands cancer patients

Solomon Island health workers are struggling to treat cancer patients because international...

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