Pacific

Australia Japan to flood the Pacific with one million tons of radioactive water

Storage space at the abandoned facility on Japan's east coast is running dangerously low as officials race to secure the nearly 160 tons of contaminated water produced there per day. More

Top Stories Hawaii lava reaches the Pacific, sending hydrochloric acid and volcanic glass particles into the air

Residents on the Big Island face several threats Monday from Kilauea: In addition to the possibility of more eruptions, lava is oozing into the ocean, sending hydrochloric acid and volcanic glass... More

Australia Six injured as a 19 year old P-plate driver leads a high speed police chase on Pacific Highway

A 19 year old P-plate driver has been charged after a high speed police chase at Cooperabung on NSW Pacific Highway, allegedly reaching speeds of 200km/h and injuring 6 including young children More

Top Stories China using 'debtbook diplomacy' in Asia Pacific

The Chinese government is leveraging billions of dollars in debts to gain political leverage with developing countries across Asia and the Pacific, a new report presented to the US State Department... More

Asia China using 'debtbook diplomacy' to spread its strategic aims in Asia Pacific

The Chinese government is leveraging billions of dollars in debts to gain political leverage with developing countries across Asia and the Pacific, a new report presented to the US State Department... More

US & Canada Filmmaker captures heartbreaking images of albatrosses killed by plastic on a remote Pacific island

The images are taken from Albatross, a documentary created by American photographer and filmmaker Chris Jordan on Midway Island in the North Pacific ocean. More

US & Canada Plastic bag found 10,000m below the surface of the Pacific Ocean in the world's deepest ocean trench

Scientists from the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology in Yokosuka used information from the Deep-sea Debris Database covering three decades to make the discovery. More

US & Canada How one woman survived 41 days adrift in the Pacific ocean

Tami Oldham Ashcraft and her British fiance, Richard Sharp had planned to sail from Tahiti to California on board the 44ft yacht Hazana when it was hit by a Hurricane Raymond in September 1983. More

US & Canada Macron kisses elderly woman's hand and dons a garland on French President's trip to the Pacific

The French President's visit to New Caledonia, where he planted remembrance ceremony for 19 freedom fighters, comes as it prepares to vote on whether to break free of French rule. More