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Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk An unprecedented level of mismanagement of Papua New Guinea’s affairs since 2012 has caused serious health issues, including widespread suffering and...

On the 10th anniversary of the Urewera raids, we should recount the lessons – and we should remember. Breathless police and media commentary about a...

ANALYSIS: By David Hall of AUT's The Policy Observatory The problem with climate change – like any wicked problem – is that its story can...

OPINION: By Phillip Miriori As many would be aware, we Bougainvilleans have been through a tough history with the disasters that came from the past...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Critics have rebuked the Indonesian Military, or TNI,  for meddling in politics, as it celebrated its 72nd anniversary last week, reports...

By Kirsty Johnston of The New Zealand Herald Most of Golriz Ghahraman's childhood memories are of war. She remembers howling sirens, sending families scurrying into basements....

Australia's ABC News report on the banned West Papuan petition. Video: Lewis Prai Wellip By Zely Ariane in Jayapura A petition claimed to represent the wishes...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk from Surya Malang, Indonesia The name Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Indonesia's foremost writer who was born in 1925 and died in 2006,...

By Dan McGarry on Santo Only the howling of dogs can be heard now in Ambae’s abandoned villages. The entire population has now been moved...

ANALYSIS: By Josef Benedict Today, we are watching history repeat itself in Southeast Asia in the worst possible way. Once again, the Myanmar military has launched...

Locals evacuate Ambae island as Manaro Voui volcano threatens to erupt in Vanuatu. – Video: Guardian Wires By Godwin Ligo in Port Vila New observations...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A "supergroup" of New Zealand environmental organisations has sent an open letter to the leaders of four key political parties, warning...

Smoke billows from Vanuatu’s Manaro Voui volcano on Ambae island. Video: The Guardian ANALYSIS: By Chris Firth If you turned on the television this week, you...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk West Papua has experienced a "significant aggravation" of the human rights situation in the past two years compared to previous years,...

By Anita Roberts in Port Vila Vanuatu's government is moving the entire population of 11,000 people from Ambae to the neighbouring islands of Pentecost, Maewo,...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk In a bid to set a new Guinness world record, 16,729 students from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines,...

A RNZAF flyover of Manaro Voui volcano on Ambae island. Video: NZDF By Bob Makin in Port Vila The Vanuatu government’s Council of Ministers has ordered...

By Anita Roberts in Port Vila The Penama Provincial Disaster and Climate Change Committee is facing a number of challenges in its efforts to help...

By Jewel Topsfield of The Sydney Morning Herald in Jakarta Heru Kurnia, an Indonesian who joined Islamic State in Syria, is describing watching children kick...

By Bob Makin in Port Vila The Vanuatu government’s Council of Ministers has declared a state of emergency on Ambae island, allowing public funds to...

OPINION: By Martyn Bradbury, editor of The Daily Blog Any suggestion - such as by much of the mainstream media - that the Labour Party...

By Bob Makin in Port Vila Vanuatu's Manaro Voui volcano on Ambae is erupting and 8000 people are being evacuated on the island. The Penama provincial...