PNG’s political game of thrones
Henry Ivarature The Pacific’s largest country continues to be rocked by political power plays, Henry Ivarature writes. The power tussle between Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) Prime Minister James Marape and Opposition Leader Belden Namah that started in parliament on 13 November is far from over. It appears to have become personal and vindictive. Marape’s determination…
COVID-19 | The Pacific response: 11 November
The Solomon Islands Government has been accused of mishandling its recent stimulus package, whilst the first group of Tongan seasonal workers since the start of COVID-19 has arrived in Australia, Hugh McClure writes.