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The church in Indonesia has lent its weight behind an ongoing demonstration outside the presidential palace by Javanese farmers protesting against the establishment of...

Prominent Indonesian journalist Ahmad Taufik has died after an illness in Jakarta. He was 51. Taufik, known as an opposition journalist during President Suharto’s dictatorship,...

By Ratri M. Siniwi and Muham in Jakarta Palm oil is an important commodity for Indonesia's economy, contributing US$17.8 billion, or about 12 percent, to...

COMMENT: By Sharon Bhagwan Rolls in New York Pacific -- and global -- feminists are facing challenging times this week in New York with efforts...

By Hans Nicholas Jong and Moses Ompusunggu in Jakarta Though it may sound like a conspiracy theory, the Indonesian government has taken seriously allegations that...

Dr Teresia Teaiwa featured in a Tagata Pasifika video when winning the Manukau Institute of Technology Pacific Education Award prize at the SunPix Pacific...

Climate change protesters blockaded the Petroleum Summit in the New Zealand city of New Plymouth today where the government was expected to announce the...

The Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa (CAFCA) says it is time for New Zealand to pull the plug and to finish the business...

People in Timor-Leste went to the polls yesterday to elect a new president. Their choice was between eight candidates with former guerrilla fighter Francisco...

PNG's National Planning Minister Charles Abel has called on the Australian government to work with Papua New Guinea to facilitate the closing of the...

By Annette Kora in Port Moresby Lack of funds hampers addressing issues faced by the increasing number of people living with HIV in Papua New...

Six stages, four days, 214 groups from more than 60 schools, 10,000 performers and up to 40,000 spectators ... The four-day festival of Māori,...

By Basten Gokkon in Pontianak, West Kalimantan A timber plantation company is illegally clearing one of Indonesia’s last coastal peat swamp forests, a carbon reservoir...

By Jonas Cullwick in Port Vila Kava export returns in 2015 after Tropical Cyclone Pam devastated parts of Vanuatu as it trekked through the country...

EMTV News reports on the HIV Summit in Port Moresby and other Papua New Guinean news. By Annette Kora in Port Moresby The first HIV Summit...

EMTV News report of the court hearing in Port Moresby yesterday. By Sally Pokiton in Port Moresby The trial against Iranian refugee Loghman Sawari, who fled...

By Michelle Curran in Auckland Ten years ago, Tonga’s Kisione Manu was studying a Bachelor of Science at Palmerston North-based Massey University on a New...

An EMTV report calling for a "breakthrough" in education for girls in Papua New Guinea. Young Papua New Guinean women and girls must be encouraged...

By Katharina R. Lestari in Jakarta A bishop in Papua has called for government aid for thousands of Papuans made jobless because of a bitter...

The women's march in Jakarta. Video: UNANews By Katharina R. Lestari in Jakarta More than 1000 Indonesian women took to the streets of Jakarta this week...

"Like the anti-Marcos resistance four decades back, the only certainty members of the anti-fascist front can count on is that they’re doing the right...

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has backed an appeal from the International Coalition for Papua (ICP) for an investigation into an alleged torture...