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By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News The president of the Mate Ma’a Tonga Rugby League Association has turned to Tongan tradition in announcing the...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has condemned a brutal attack against journalist Saldi Hermanto in Timika, Papua, and called for...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) in condemning the reported arrest of...

ANALYSIS: By Malou Mangahas in Manila Eight years ago on 23 November 2009, 32 journalists were among the 58 who were killed in what is...

Human Rights Watch Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo should order Indonesia’s police chief and armed forces commander to immediately ban so-called “virginity tests” of female...

By Staycey Yalo in Port Moresby The final autopsy report on Post-Courier journalist Rosalyn Albaniel Evara, handed to the Papua New Guinean Coroner’s Court last...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Pacific Media Centre at Auckland University of Technology is highlighting the threats to media freedom in the Asia-Pacific region in...

OPINION: By Sharon Harvey and Sorowar Chowdhury The plight of the Rohingya people has hit the international headlines again. Following the August clashes in Rakhine...

OPINION: By Chris Trotter You have to go a long way to find anything remotely resembling Australia’s current treatment of New Zealand. For a supposedly friendly...

ANALYSIS: By Basten Gokkon in Jakarta The Indonesian government has relinquished control over nine tracts of forest to the indigenous communities that have lived there...

"Together, we must take action to protect our world" - Shalvi Shakshi's inspirational climate story. Video: UNICEF Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Greenpeace has called for climate...

Drone views of the village of Timbulsloko showing the scale of coastal erosion and sinking flatlands in an area that once used to be...

By Mereoni Mili in Bonn, Germany It is important that women and girls remain in the centre of climate solutions. These were the words of Fiji's...

By Kalino Lātū, editor of Kaniva News Tongan Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pōhiva told his supporters that if he had really wanted to take away people’s...

By Lalu Rahadian in Jakarta Conflicts in Papua province will not be resolved until the Indonesian government provides the Papuan people with an opportunity to...

Researchers in Bonn warn Pacific Islanders may be among the first to be forced to migrate due to climate change, as sea level rise...

By Philip Cass of Kaniva News Tonga's Democrats have won 14 seats today in the snap election in the only Pacific kingdom, giving them enough...

By Kalino Lātū, editor of Kaniva News A coin toss was used to decide whether Lord Vaea or Lord Vaha’i today won the third seat...

Video: Fijian Government Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A 12-year-old Fijian student has wowed COP23 in Bonn with an eloquent and passionate speech. Year 7 student Timoci Naulusala,...

Gender Day at the UN Climate Change Conference. Democracy Now! talks to the president of the Marshall Islands, Hilda Heine, and her daughter, poet...

By Philip Cass The general election tomorrow is crucial for the people of Tonga, says Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland. Baroness Scotland said the elections would strengthen...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Members of Parliament today elected Rick Houenipwela, MP for Small Malaita, as Prime Minister of Solomon Islands in a 33-16 vote...