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Duty editor of the Asia Pacific Report/Evening Report collaboration or the Pacific Media Centre at the Auckland University of Technology. Feedback: Email the editor

BRIEFING: By Keith Jackson This week turned out to be one of those only too frequent turbulent periods in Papua New Guinea when you never...

By Pia Ranada in Manila President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has cited the power of the state to act as parents of persons needing...

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets PNG Prime Minister Peter O'Neill in Beijing. Image: CCTV+ Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Chinese President Xi Jinping has met Papua...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk In a show of frustration over the nonpayment of a business development grant, Angore landowners in Hela province have set fire...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A former Papua New Guinea military commander has warned that he is "concerned, if not frightened" that the PNG Defence Force...

Southern Highlands community leaders talk about the post-election crisis in their province. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Community leaders from the troubled Southern Highlands...

Anabel Fernandez-Santana and Dr Camille Nakhid in the AUT research video. Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Anabel Fernandez-Santana, who has been awarded an vice-chancellor’s scholarship at Auckland...

OBITUARY: By Sincha Damara in Port Moresby Bernhard Marjen was born in 1955 in Sorido, a village on the island of Biak on the West...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk More than 100 Papua New Guinea soldiers from Taurama Barracks First Royal Pacific Islands Regiment arrived in the Southern Highlands capital...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Two Papua New Guinean police vehicles travelling from Hagen to Hela in the Highlands after servicing were fired on today in...

Oro Governor Gary Juffa speaks during the Opposition demand for Prime Minister Peter O'Neill's resignation. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Papua New Guinea's Opposition...

By Karina M. Tehusijarana in Jakarta Indonesia's Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has urged President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to take concrete...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Papua New Guinea authorities have imposed a 6pm to 6am curfew in the Southern Highlands provincial capital of Mendi to prevent...

By RNZ Pacific Protesters in the Papua New Guinea Southern Highlands town of Mendi have torched a plane and closed the airport. Earlier, the local police...

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...

By Febriana Firdaus in Jakarta As it seeks to diversify its sources of fuel, India is looking to get in on the ground floor of...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Oro Governor Garry Juffa says the people of PNG find it "frightening" and "alarming"  that the Papua New Guinea government is...

A near confrontation on the floor of Parliament on Friday, with the Papua New Guinea Opposition walking out in protest over the referral of...

By Royson Willie and Kizzy Kalsakau in Port Vila Vanuatu's Supreme Court has asked the police and immigration to release Fijian citizen Mohammed Rizwan and...

By RNZ Pacific This year's referendum on independence from France is a chance to turn a new page on New Caledonia's past, says a Kanak...

By RNZ's Dateline Pacific The latest life expectancy world rankings show Fiji has the highest death rate from diabetes in the world with 188 of...

By Ismira Lutfia Tisnadibrata in Dili East Timor’s outgoing Prime Minister Dr Mari Alkatiri says that after almost two decades of separation from Indonesia, the...