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Sep 20, 2018
Australia to build military base in Papua New Guinea to curb China's influence in Pacific; officials visit potential locationAustralia was aiming to finalise an agreement on the joint facility — to be built on Papua New Guinea's Manus island — ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Port Moresby in November,
Sep 19, 2018
New Zealand to increase annual refugee quota from 1,000 to 1,500 from 2020 onwards, announces Prime Minister Jacinda ArdernThe quota increase comes at a time that overall immigration to New Zealand is forecast by the government to decline.
Sep 06, 2018
Nauru demands apology from China over spat at Pacific Islands Forum, says delegation 'disrespected forum leaders'In a press conference, Nauru president Baron Waqa said that not only are they demanding an apology from China, they will also take up the issue with the UN.
Sep 05, 2018
Nauru president calls Chinese envoy 'insolent' for speaking out of turn at Pacific Islands ForumNauru, which is an ally of China’s rival Taiwan, obstructed China’s delegation from speaking, causing the Chinese delegation to leave the venue in protest
Jul 31, 2018
Australia, Japan, US to jointly invest in infrastructure projects in Indo-Pacific to counter China's influence in regionAustralia, the United States and Japan will jointly invest in infrastructure projects in the Indo-Pacific, officials announced Tuesday, in an attempt to counter China's efforts to court influence in the region.
Jun 23, 2018
Dying Afghan refugee, held at Australia's Nauru detention centre, moved to Brisbane after campaignA dying Afghan refugee held in the island nation of Nauru for five years was transferred to Australia after an intense campaign by doctors, medical bodies, the media, members of the public and even members of the Australian Border Force (ABF).
Dec 28, 2017
No pressure from US to announce shifting of embassy from Israel to Jerusalem, says Guatemala foreign minister Sandra JovelThe United States did not pressure Guatemala into announcing it will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, the Central American state's foreign minister said on Thursday
Aug 03, 2016
Amnesty, Human Rights Watch criticise Australia over asylum-seeker 'abuse' on NauruSome 442 asylum-seekers are being held in Nauru, and another 854 on Manus Island, according to immigration department data ending 30 June.
Apr 14, 2016
Tiny countries object 'tax have' tag, India frames exchange protocolAn official said on Thursday that some of these countries have taken exception to them being dubbed as 'tax havens'.
Feb 22, 2016
Australia toughens stand: Minister insists Baby Asha will be deported to NuaruThe infant, known only by the pseudonym Asha, Nepalese for "hope", has humanised hundreds of anonymous asylum seekers being deported by Australia