China Defends Photo of Diplomat Walking on South Pacific Locals, Accuses Australia of Doing the Same
Outrage over the incident is ill-informed, according to people from Kiribati, where the photo was taken.
The revelations come as both Australia and China use "vaccine diplomacy" to extend their influence in the South Pacific.
An underwater volcanic eruption created a huge raft that will evolve into a traveling habitat for many sea creatures.
Hundreds of kilograms of pre-packaged drugs have popped up in Filipino waters over the last six months alone.
The ship was torpedoed and sunk in July 1943.
How the tiny Vanuatuan village of Tanna became devoted to a mythical American soldier named John Frum.
More than 37 million pieces of plastic waste have washed onto an uninhabited island in the South Pacific.
In 2004 Pitcairn made international headlines when seven of its 12 men were convicted of sexually abusing children. Now, its current mayor has been found guilty of possessing child abuse images.
A country that has been called "the canary in the coal mine for climate change" was hit with winds of up to 177 miles per hour, leaving thousands without power.