Monday 5th October 2015

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Papua New Guinea drought relief expected to be scaled up

Emergency authorities in Papua New Guinea have received a complete report assessing the extent of the drought and frost crisis in the country's highlands.

Australian senator says health issues in PNG are "chilling"

An Australian Senate inquiry looking into the effectiveness of the aid programme in Papua New Guinea has been told that excessive bureaucracy is hampering service delivery.

Marshall Islands passes laws to allow for a constitutional convention

A 2016 constitutional convention is on the cards for the Marshall Islands, after years of debate over reforming the country's founding document.

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