Leaders listen during the Pacific Islands Countries Informal Dialogue with Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Leaders in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, in 2018. Photo: APLeaders listen during the Pacific Islands Countries Informal Dialogue with Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Leaders in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, in 2018. Photo: AP
Leaders listen during the Pacific Islands Countries Informal Dialogue with Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Leaders in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, in 2018. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: New Zealand moves Apec summit online, says no to return of international students

  • The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum would have brought in thousands of people culminating in a leader’s week in November 2021
  • Officials cited planning and security concerns for the cancellation, noting that quarantine facilities are already being stretched by returning citizens
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Leaders listen during the Pacific Islands Countries Informal Dialogue with Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Leaders in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, in 2018. Photo: APLeaders listen during the Pacific Islands Countries Informal Dialogue with Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Leaders in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, in 2018. Photo: AP
Leaders listen during the Pacific Islands Countries Informal Dialogue with Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Leaders in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, in 2018. Photo: AP
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