Category Regional

Time for a Pacific Community

by Biman Chand Prasad  The impact of COVID-19 on the world economy is going to be devastating. Indeed, COVID-19 has already decimated the Pacific island economies. Even the two largest economies in the region, Fiji and Papua New Guinea, do…

Fixing the WHO

WHO

Written by Joel Negin Donald Trump’s sharp criticism of the World Health Organization (WHO) and slashing of US funding to the institution has successfully distracted some attention from the woeful American response to COVID-19. Perhaps unsurprisingly, some Australian politicians have…

Fiji recorded 5 new cases of COVID-19

Fiji has recorded five increasingly affirmed instances of COVID-19. This brings Fiji’s absolute number of COVID-19 cases to 12. Follow The Fiji Times twitter handle @fijitimes for discussion around the official announcement by Fijis’ Prime Minister Voreqe Bainamarama. In making…