CLIMATE CHANGE

By Evan Schuurman Bougainville community leader and MP Theonila Roka Matbob has received the Gwynne Skinner Human Rights Award in recognition of her outstanding work...

COMMENTARY: By Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama in Suva Fiji Islands Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama is the current Chair of the 18-member Pacific Islands Forum. Addressing the...

FEATURES AND ANALYSIS

HUMAN RIGHTS

ANALYSIS: By Ian Kemish, The University of Queensland Things were looking very bad three months ago for both Papua New Guinea and Fiji. The two...

RNZ News National Māori Pandemic Group Te Rōpū Whakakaupapa Urutā co-leader Dr Papaarangi Reid has supported a return to a level 4 lockdown over the...

INSTITUTIONS

RNZ News The number of covid-19 vaccinations given out during New Zealand's Super Saturday event yesterday has just ticked over the 130,000 mark. In a statement...

ANALYSIS: By Ian Kemish, The University of Queensland Things were looking very bad three months ago for both Papua New Guinea and Fiji. The two...

MEDIA

SPECIAL REPORT: By Sri Krishnamurthi for Asia Pacific ReportThe announcement in February of a new $55 million, three-year Public Interest Journalism Fund...

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2021 announced in Oslo today. Video: Rappler livestream Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Rappler chief executive Maria Ressa of the Philippines and...

SPORTS

By Desi Purnamawati and Uyu Liman in Jakarta Eighty-three covid-19 cases have been reported during the Indonesian National Games (PON-XX) being held in Papua as...

PNG Post-Courier Phyonna Silikara Gangloff is a champion Papua New Guinean squash player. Fit and healthy, the 37-year-old mother of two lived a normal life until...

SOCIO-ECONOMICS

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Fiji's opposition National Federation Party has blamed 1150 pandemic deaths on the Bainimarama government’s "shameful and despicable" ego-driven leadership. “Stop bragging and...

By Jordan Bond, RNZ News reporter In the same year that the government declared a climate emergency, imports of an especially dirty type of coal...



ARTS & PERFORMANCE

By Moale James “West Papuans are being denied their basic human rights … Human beings have a right to freedom. Freedom to be treated fairly...
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Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Young Pasifika performers and artists came together last week for Moana Loloto, a night of indigenous storytelling to explore four pressing...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A prominent Cook Islands lawyer intends to take a court challenge against the censor’s impending ban of the film Rocketman, reports the...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The movie Rocketman is likely to be banned in the Cook Islands, despite having already been in the cinema for a...

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

ANALYSIS: By John Donne Potter, Massey University; Graham Le Gros, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington, and Rod Jackson, University of Auckland As...

COMMENTARY: By Jo Spratt When this novel coronavirus first swept the world last year, it was quickly obvious global vaccination was the only way out. Governments...

LATEST REVIEWS

Pacific Journalism Review A Frontline investigative journalism article on the politics behind the decade-long Bougainville war leading up to the overwhelming vote for independence is...
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