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Salome Vincent of TVWAN News reports on the PNG forests industry management direction. Pacific Media Centre News Desk Papua New Guinea's Forestry Authority acting manager Tunou...

By Troy Taule in Port Moresby More than 20 people in a village in Papua New Guinea's Central Province have died within the space of...

The Indonesian government needs to change the policy of development which makes Papuan community a subject, says a non-government organisation that specialises in West...

By Fadi In Batam, Ruiau Islands, Indonesia A Chinese-made cannon has malfunctioned and fired off shots randomly during military exercises in Indonesia's Tanjung Datuk, Natuna,...

Pacific Media Centre News Desk Gold and copper mining firm PT Freeport has reportedly laid off 840 employees for going on strike in Timika in...

Pacific Media Centre News Desk An abrupt increase in Fiji's national minimum wage for workers in the informal sectors could have an adverse impact on...

ANALYSIS: By Pat Walsh The recent sentencing of Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama, the Christian Chinese-Indonesian Governor of Jakarta, to two years in jail for blasphemy...

Unite Union's Mike Treen critiques the injustices of the New Zealand migrant policies and their fraud on foreign students, especially Asian. Skykiwi journalist Leon...

By Muhamad Al Azhari and Eko Prasetyo in Jakarta Incumbent Jakarta Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama's defeat at the hands of rival candidate Anies Baswedan...

By Sally Pokiton inn Port Moresby The 2017 New Guinea Islands national security operation for the general elections will be launched on Manus Island today. Police...

Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Jakarta on the sentencing of Ahok to two years in prison for insulting the Quran. Pacific Media Centre newsdesk Parliamentarians...

By John I. Borja in Hagåtña, Guam The social aspects of climate change must be considered in efforts to protect the environment, says Guam’s coadjutor...

ANALYSIS: By Barry Coates A new trade agreement has been concluded between some of the Pacific island nations and their richer neighbours -- Australia and...

Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare, founding "father" of Papua New Guinea, was given a traditional chieftain’s welcome -- and farewell -- from politics by...

Jenny Jiva, a Fiji student climate change activist, speaking in a Bearing Witness interview with PMC journalist TJ Aumua in Suva last year. Video:...

ANALYSIS: By Professor Eelco Rohling in Canberra Getting climate change under control is a formidable, multifaceted challenge. Analysis by my colleagues and me suggests that...

An honorary doctorate degree for President Rodrigo Duterte? Not if students at the internationally renowned University of the Philippines can help it. Several students and...

OPINION: By Bill McKibben Donald Trump is so spectacularly horrible that it’s hard to look away – especially now that he’s discovered bombs. But precisely...

President Rodrigo Duterte still has a chance to salvage national honour by proceeding with his original plan to raise the Philippine flag on Pag-asa...

By Jonas Cullwick in Port Vila Hundreds of people from Blacksands, Kokoreko, Man Ples and Malapoa converged at Blacksands beach in the vicinity of the...

By Gloria Bauai in Port Moresby "I’m leaving with good memories of the country," says Papua New Guinea's Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare. “Who would have...

As schools, universities and other educational centres closed early today in the face of warnings over high winds and power outages with the full...