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Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare, founding "father" of Papua New Guinea, was given a traditional chieftain’s welcome -- and farewell -- from politics by...

People in Timor-Leste went to the polls yesterday to elect a new president. Their choice was between eight candidates with former guerrilla fighter Francisco...

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...

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...

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...

OPINION: By Peter S. Kinjap in Port Moresby. The current Papua New Guinea government is being accused of being the most corrupt in the short...

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...

By Peter S. Kinjap in Port Moresby The governor of the Papua New Guinea Western Highlands, Paias Wingti, has called on politicians not to interfere...

A media advocacy group in the Pacific region says the ban on foreign media during the recent election in Nauru was not mentioned by...

OPINION: By Peter Solo Kinjap The critical observations by some of our intellectuals, scholars, senior statesmen and former prime ministers on the level of...

Voting in Nauru's election continued today in the one remaining constituency of Aiwo with the incumbent President Baron Divavesi Waqa reelected decisively. Both he and...

By Stefan Armbruster in Brisbane SBS World News has not been granted a journalist visa to cover Nauru’s general election this weekend, despite a direct...

Two digital journalists based in Makassar, in the region of South Sulawesi, Indonesia, have been attacked while attending an event held by Makassar branch...

As candidates concede to presidential frontrunner Rodrigo Duterte, the International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines has joined the Filipino people in calling...

The Philippines will need to wait for nearly all of the ballots to be transmitted to see whether former dictator Marcos's son Ferdinand "Bongbong"...

Al Jazeera reports on the Philippines elections on polling day. With 87.5 percent of precincts already accounted for, Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte,  is unofficially...

Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr claimed early leads in the presidential and vice-presidential contests, respectively, as the initial...

The Philippines holds its third automated elections today to cap a tight presidential race led so far by Rodrigo Duterte, the tough-talking Davao City...

"Guns, goons and the presidency", a current affairs video about Rodrigo Duterte, the leading candidate in the Philippines elections on Monday. Video: Al Jazeera's...

By Diedre Fanene in Apia Ali’imalemanu Alofa Tuuau is a proud Samoan woman. She is the only new female representative in Samoa's Parliament, having secured...

“Respect”, as Father Walter Lini famously said, “is honourable”. But despite the enormous social, economic and cultural contributions they make every day, Vanuatu’s women are rarely given the respect they deserve;...

By Lanuola Tupufia and Sarafina Sanerivi in Apia HRPP 47 – Tautua Samoa 2 Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi has achieved another first for...