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

Media monitors say Myanmar's restrictive media laws raise concerns about press freedom under the government of Aung San Suu Kyi, who is well-known for...

At least two children in the Nissan islands have been injured, falling off trees in desperate search for food, as climate change takes its toll...

AL Jazeera's report on the crisis in Myanmar: The video includes exclusive interviews with villagers who reveal accounts of military officers killing a 13-year-old...

Police in Fiji have advised political parties that they would need a permit if they are wanting to hold public gatherings in the country. The...

The death rates associated with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Small Island Developing States (SIDS), was referred to as a “man-made crisis” by the UN...

The Australian government’s recent announcement to ban Manus Island and Nauru refugees arriving to the country by boat goes against international law, says Amnesty...

Victims of human rights violence from Indonesia’s New Order era, visited the Social Affairs Ministry (Kemensos) to hand over petitions which, opposed the nomination...

Five early warning sirens to protect Fijians in the case of a natural disaster are set to be established in Suva by 2018. The newly...

Students from the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) claim they are unable to concentrate and have withdrawn from their studies. Loop PNG reported around...

A group of indigenous mothers and grandmothers who actively campaign to stop the forced removal of aboriginal children from their families have been recognised...

An unprecedented legal case has been filed this week against the Norwegian government for allowing oil companies including state-owned Statoil to drill for new...

Fiji's opposition is calling on the University of the South Pacific's vice-chancellor to step down, after USP's decision to de-register students who have outstanding...

Experts from Southeast Asian nations have identified key challenges facing media in their region. They propose three fundamental areas of action for civil society, governments...

New Zealand journalist Michael Field has said the announcement by the Fiji government to lift its ban on foreign journalists in the country is...

The Pacific Islands Forum continues to push urgency towards limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees, putting pressure on the negotiated well below 2 degrees goal of...

In September leaders from Pacific Island nations came together in Honolulu as part of the 2016 International Union for Conservation of Nature World Conservation...

An online petition to drop the defamation case against two East Timorese journalist’s is calling for urgent international support, stating that the prosecution of...

West Papua will be granted full membership of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) in December, 2016. The Vanuatu Daily Post reported that the announcement was...

Scientists in Samoa have issued a dire warning about the fate of the national bird, which features on the country's bank notes and coins. Acccording...

Prime Minister John Key said he has extended an invitation to Fiji prime minister Voreqe Bainimarama on a state visit to New Zealand. Key told...

The cast of Vanuatu film, Tanna, travelled to Hollywood this month to attend the movies official release in Los Angeles as well as New...

A Papuan activist has escaped an attempted abduction by men who claimed to police officers at his his home in Sorong, West Papua. Agustinus Aud,...