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A MASSIVE humanitarian crisis is unfolding on a remote island in the Pacific Ocean after a volcanic eruption sent thick ash bucketing down on everything in sight. Thousands of people in Ambae, a tiny, idyllic island in the South Pacific nation of Vanuatu, have been ordered to evacuate after a …

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China aid in Pacific

A NEW interactive map has revealed China’s presence in the Pacific region and how much its aid funding has changed. The Lowy Institute will today launch its interactive Pacific Aid Map that shows how much foreign aid the region is receiving. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Lowy Institute Executive Director …

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