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Thousands of Catholics "Walk for Life" in Manila to protest against the drug-related killings under President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs. Video: Papua New...

By Viriya P. Singgih and Fedina S. Sundaryani in Jakarta Gold and copper miner PT Freeport Indonesia, the country’s largest taxpayer and oldest foreign investor,...

By Quintina Naime in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea's Registry of Political Parties has confirmed 44 political parties will contest the 2017 National Elections. Registrar of...

By Ratri M. Siniwi in Jakarta The World Wildlife Fund Indonesia has called for the conservation of birds-of-paradise - especially in Papua. Locally known as cendrawasih,...

By Ainur Rohmah in Jakarta Police will investigate the allegations made by a former head of an Indonesian anti-corruption body who has accused an ex-president...

The majority of shareholders approve ExxonMobil Corporation's takeover of InterOil in Papua New Guinea. Image: EMTV Papua New Guinea's InterOil shareholders agree to ExxonMobil acquisition;...

By Jane Joshua in Port Vila The 27,400-plus members of the Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) have been assured that their savings are safe, but...

Indonesia and Timor-Leste have agreed to establish a Senior Official Consultation (SOC) forum to formulate the settlement of border disputes. The agreement was made following...

The oldest journalism school in the Philippines, at the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, has joined the Pacific Media Centre’s Asia Pacific Report...

By Katharina R. Lestari in Jakarta Church officials and human rights activists believe Indonesia could be heading down the same path as the...

By Florence Peschke Seven months into the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, press freedom remains under pressure in the Philippines. The country has been one of...

By Viriya P. Singgih and Grace D. Amianti in Jakarta The Indonesian government has approved the conversion of the contracts of gold and copper miner...

More than 100,000 Indonesians descended on Jakarta's grand mosque on Saturday to call on people to vote for Muslim candidates running against the city's...

By Eko Praseto in Jakarta Freeport Indonesia director Chappy Hakim has denied assaulting a lawmaker after a hearing with the House of Representatives' Commission VII...

Many of the more than 100 whales refloated off the South Island's Farewell Spit today at high tide have become stranded again, reports Radio...

Flashback to Fiji in 2015 and the Pacific call for NZ to do more on climate change. Reporter Niklas Pedersen Video: Pacific Media Centre By...

Journalists in Vanuatu are already preparing to make Freedom of Information requests to test the governments new law. David Robie is a professor of journalism...

Opposition Leader Don Polye says this year’s general election in Papua New Guinea may be in limbo if the government does not help the...

By Freddy Mou in Port Moresby Northern Governor Gary Juffa has called on the Papua New Guinea government to sideline Labour Secretary Mary Morola, claiming...

Heads roll and investigations begin over the Manumanu defence land deal. Video: EMTV By Gynnie Kero in Port Moresby Two Papua New Guinea cabinet ministers have...

The Indonesian government seems set to ignore threats by United States mining giant Freeport-McMoran Inc to cut production at its Papuan copper mine -...

The Philippines' Catholic Church has blasted President Rodrigo Duterte's "war on drugs" for creating a "reign of terror". In its most strongly worded attack yet...