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CLIMATE CHANGE

Climate change is a major worry to the Pacific Islands and it was the major talking point at the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) earlier...

Support was widespread for journalist Barbara Dreaver’s detention at the Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru earlier this month. But, reports Maxine Jacobs for Asia...

MULTIMEDIA

Protesters mark the 46th anniversary of the declaration of martial law under Philippines dictator Marcos with demonstrations against President Duterte. Video: Rappler By Paterno Esmaquel...

HUMAN RIGHTS

By Benny Mawel in Jayapura Students from several tertiary institutions in the Papuan provincial capital of Jayapura have been holding actions to support efforts by...

By Rambo Talabong in Manila Outspoken critic Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has become the second opposition senator to be arrested under the Duterte presidency. A team...

INSTITUTIONS

By Benny Mawel in Jayapura Students from several tertiary institutions in the Papuan provincial capital of Jayapura have been holding actions to support efforts by...

By Rambo Talabong in Manila Outspoken critic Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has become the second opposition senator to be arrested under the Duterte presidency. A team...

MEDIA

ANALYSIS: By Peter Manning Michelle Guthrie has been badly treated – not by being sacked, but by being hired in the first place. As a...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The next managing director of the ABC must be prepared to fight for better funding and independence, and to champion public...

SPORTS

By Marwan Bishara Twenty years ago, I was asked by the General Council of the Parisian suburb Seine-Saint-Denis to invite four Palestinian youth to attend...

By Stefan Armbruster of SBS News Three countries that have never won a medal in Commonwealth Games history are celebrating after bagging bronze in weightlifting,...

SOCIO-ECONOMICS

By Adi Ana Civavonovono in Suva The estimated financial cost and economic burden of diabetes in Fiji reached a staggering $124 million (NZ$84 million) in...

By Sarah Yuniarni in Jakarta A recent string of accidents in major construction projects in Indonesia has raised concerns of lax safety standards as President...
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ARTS & PERFORMANCE

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The trailer for Eka Saputri's film Melawan Arus. Video: Komunitas Kedung By Joko Santoso in Purbalingga A short film by a student whose family were victims...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Auckland’s popular Silo Park will come alive to the sounds of the Caribbean next week. Part of the Summer at Silo Park...

By Brandon Ulfsby in Auckland Contemporary dance is set to take centre stage at next week's Pacific Dance Festival. The two week-long festival organised by Pacific...
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Dr Max Lane, pictured here with Faiza Mardzoeki, talks about his project to establish a community and activist library for the student city of...

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

The major item on the agenda at last week’s Pacific Islands Forum was climate change. However, a gender gap appears to be at play...

By Victor Mambor in Jayapura Five civilians in Timika have reportedly been arrested by the newly reactivated military counter-terrorism unit for "aspiring" to West Papuan...
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LATEST REVIEWS

BOOK REVIEW: By David Robie Two damning and contrasting books about Indonesian colonialism in the Pacific, both by activist participants in Europe and New Zealand,...
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