Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A former Chief Justice of Papua New Guinea, Sir Arnold Amet, today condemned the actions of the beleagured Electoral Commissioner in...

ANALYSIS: By Keith Jackson The headlines variously read "O'Neill 'invited' to form government", "O'Neill gets tap to form government" and "People's National Congress invited to...

EMTV News reports on the election writs court order. Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Ombudsman Commission has obtained an interim court order to extend the return...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Climate change research ranging from Australia and Indonesia to Fiji and Vietnam feature in the latest Pacific Journalism Review in the...

By Joe Torres in Manila An Indonesian tribal rights activist, a Sri Lankan woman who has helped civil war victims, and a Japanese man working...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Less than 10 percent of school leavers are "Asia-ready" and only 36 percent are "in the zone" when it comes to...

By Elizah Palme in Wabag, Papua New Guinea Duty called for two police officers and other members of Papua New Guinea's Mt Hagen Mobile Squad...

By Dames Alexander Sinaga in Jakarta President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has ordered law enforcers to shoot drug traffickers to deal with what he called a...

By Dr Joseph M Fernandez in Doha, Qatar The international freedom of expression conference in Doha has ended with a strong condemnation of the threats...

Tension is high in Mt Hagen after the declaration of former Public Enterprises Minister William Duma - illegally, claim critics, before the counting of...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned many media freedom violations during the general elections held in Papua New Guinea from 24...

By Dr Joseph M Fernandez in Doha, Qatar A leading international human rights organisation has called on countries in the Gulf region to pay heed...

The emergence of opposition parties in Timor-Leste's parliamentary election this weekend shows growing dissatisfaction with the status quo, reports SBS from Dili. Former Prime Minister...

By Scott Waide in Port Moresby With time running out before the official end of Papua New Guinea's elections, partners of the Peter O’Neill-led coalition...

ANALYSIS: By James Borrowdale in Auckland Like apartheid South Africa, I kept hearing. For a long time, the horrors behind the curtain thrown up by...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Fretilin (Frente Revolucionaria do Timor-Leste Independente) has denounced acts of "intimidation and terror" carried out by some people in political parties...

ANALYSIS: By Dr Michael Leach in Dili Twenty-one parties will contest 65 parliamentary seats and decide who governs Timor-Leste in national elections this Saturday. In a...

By Konradus Epa in Atambua, Indonesia Rostiana Bareto experienced tough living conditions as a refugee when she and her family settled in Atambua, western Timor,...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The European Union and the Pacific Community have signed an agreement to build resilience to future El Niño-related droughts in the...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Forty minutes of solidarity marked New Zealand’s stand with refugees imprisoned in Australia’s offshore detention centres across the Pacific today. More...