February 19, 2021

Pacific Islanders Turn to Local Economies to Drive Post-pandemic Recovery

While Pacific Island countries have, so far, been spared a catastrophic spread of COVID-19, their economies have been devastated by the effects of border closures, internal […]
January 4, 2021

First Batch of Covid Vaccines Arrive in Palau

The first batch of coronavirus vaccines arrived in Palau early on Saturday morning, greeted on the tarmac by the president-elect and health minister.
December 22, 2020

Palau on Track to Start Covid-19 Vaccination in 2021

Palau health officials said they are on track to conduct its first Covid-19 vaccination by January and according to the Center for Disease Control website ,the nation will get its Moderna allocation, simultaneous with Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) this week.
November 27, 2020

Tuilaepa calls for regional balance in top Forum seats

Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr. Sailele Malielegaoi believes it is Micronesia’s turn to be represented as the next Secretary-General of the Pacific Island Forum, but his comments come couched in caution.
November 17, 2020

ADB Provides $14 Million Grant to Help FSM Respond to COVID-19

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $14 million grant to help the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) respond to the coronavirus […]
November 12, 2020

Pacific Countries Team Up for High-Quality Education

Six Pacific island countries have joined the United Nations Global Partnership for Education following the endorsement of their own plans for education.
November 4, 2020

7th Our Ocean Conference (007) Postponed Till 2021

The Government of the Republic of Palau today announced that the 7th Our Ocean Conference (OOC) set to take place in Koror, Palau on 7th-8th December 2020 has been postponed to 2021.
September 11, 2020

New Report on Travel Restrictions

The report presents the analysis of travel restrictions as of 1 September 2020 and places the emphasis on analysing common factors of destinations which have started easing restrictions and of destinations which borders remain closed, with a view to better understand the underlying factors and supporting decision making in this regard.
September 3, 2020

Join us for this live webinar ‘Destination Insight Series: Philippines with PATA & BBC’

The Destination Insight Series takes a close look at various destinations around the Asia Pacific region as we examine how they are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare towards recovery.
September 1, 2020

SPTO & PASO Joint Media Statement – Preparing Pacific Tourism and Aviation for Travel Resumption

While the Pacific awaits the return of visitors, strategic partnerships between regional agencies are working to ensure that the tourism and aviation sectors are adequately prepared for the reopening of borders for tourism.
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