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Rabaul resident flees hotel, holds onto tree as M7.5 quake hits PNG

Updated 30 March 2015, 18:05 AEDT

Papua New Guinea's islands region is used to earthquakes but this morning an unusually large quake struck between East New Britain and New Ireland.

PNG PM and Australian MPs hail Malcolm Fraser's legacy

Updated 27 March 2015, 18:29 AEDT

Former Australian prime minister Malcolm Fraser was buried today after a memorial service in Melbourne, attended by Papua New Guinea prime minister Peter O'Neill and many members of the current Australian parliament.

Vanuatu's central hospital calls for blood donations

Updated 27 March 2015, 10:09 AEDT

In Port Vila, doctors at the central hospital are calling for more blood donations as the recovery from Cyclone Pam continues two week after the category five storm devastated the archipeligo.

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