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By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News Tongan interim Prime Minister ʻAkilisi Pōhiva says he suspected his rejection of a proposal by the Deputy Prime...

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News The Speaker of Tonga’s Legislative Assembly has broken his silence and delivered a statement on air detailing what...

ANALYSIS: By Philip Cass in Auckland For Australian observers of the unfolding crisis in Tonga, there are inescapable parallels between the events of August 25,...

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News King Tupou VI of Tonga has officially dissolved Tongaʻs Parliament effective from Thursday, dismissing democracy Prime Minister 'Akilisi...

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 Rizky Andwika in Jakarta Indonesia's Coalition to Safeguard the National Human Rights Commission has conducted research on the track record of 60 National Human...

By Pacific Media Watch editor Kendall Hutt  New Zealand’s Commerce Commission has denied a move which would have seen two of the country’s largest media...

Three Greenpeace activists -- including Greenpeace NZ executive director Russel Norman -- today swam in front of the 125m Amazon Warrior, nicknamed "The Beast". The...

By Quintina Naime in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea's Registry of Political Parties is encouraging political parties to cultivate and grow their roots in the...

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 Kendall Hutt The future of Tonga’s Democracy Coalition remains uncertain as next year’s election looms, a Nuku'alofa-based educator has concluded in a public seminar...

OPINION: By Peter S. Kinjap in Port Moresby Many current Papua New Guinean parliamentarians are highly respected individuals in their own areas - successful in...

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined its affiliate, the Media Association blong Vanuatu (MAV), in commending the recent passing of a Right...

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...

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...

Fiji Television News on the arrests of two former prime ministers and a trade unionist among others taking part in the Dialogue Forum. OPINION: By...

By TJ Aumua Democracy and freedom of speech are at the forefront of discussions concerning the arrests of five prominent Fijian politicians over the weekend. The...

By Peter Kinjap in Port Moresby The University of Papua New Guinea (UNPG) Administration has permanently excluded all the Student Representative Council (SRC) members and...

The group of unknown men who killed Romanong in his dorm room are also accused of setting fire to various buildings on campus after...

By Quintina Naime in Port Moresby Governors and members of parliament in Papua New Guinea have been urged to assist university students by way of...

ANALYSIS: By John Braddock Fiji’s Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama used what would normally have been a bland official speech in Suva earlier this month to...

The NGO Coalition on Human Rights has declared its disappointment over the recent "unjust" incident resulting in the suspension of Opposition Member Roko Tupou...