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By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News The government of Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pōhiva has planned an audience with the King of Tonga after a...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk With more than 99 percent of votes counted in the poll, Timor-Leste's opposition Alliance of Change for Progress (AMP) was leading...

By Michael Leach in Dili After a tense month-long campaign and two rest days, East Timorese cast their votes today in the Timor-Leste's latest parliamentary...

By Kharishar Kahfi in Jakarta The Jakarta Corruption Court judges today sentenced former House of Representatives Speaker Setya Novanto to 15 years in prison after...

By Ryan Dagur in Jakarta A wave of protests has swept Indonesia in recent days after legislation criminalising criticism of lawmakers took effect last week. President...

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News The king’s noble and former Prime Minister, Lord Tu’ivakanō has been charged with passport offences, money laundering and...

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News As Tonga struggles to recover from Cyclone Gita, authorities are looking for somewhere to host the next Parliamentary...

OPINION: Open letter by Charles Scheiner, Pamela Sexton and John M. Miller of ETAN The people of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste will today celebrate...

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...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk After two weeks of controversy, Pangu Pati leader Sam Basil and most of his party have split with Papua New Guinea's...

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 government of dismissed democracy Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pōhiva has been urged to take legal actions against King...

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...

OPINION: By Gary Juffa My advice for Papua New Guinea's new MPs and their staff, minions, hangers on and supporters ... Some words about the middle...

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News King Tupou VI has proclaimed ʻAkilisi Pōhiva’s cabinet will continue on as Tonga's caretaker government, which will run...

Tagata Pasifika's report on the Tongan crisis today. Video: Sun*Pix By Philip Cass in Auckland There was disappointment and fears of violence early today in the...

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 Mackenzie Smith As Tokelau’s ninth government takes shape, the new leader is raising concerns over New Zealand’s treatment of its last remaining Pacific territory. Ulu-o-Tokelau...

By Matilda Simmons in Suva Two prominent Fiji lawyers and members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Law, Justice and Human Rights had a go...

By Vijay Narayan in Suva The Parliamentary Emoluments Committee (PEC) has recommended allowance increases for overseas travels for government ministers, the Speaker, the leader of...

EMTV News clip featuring the restricted parliamentary debate on the no-confidence vote and closing out of discussion of student unrest. By Serah Aupong in Port...