Monthly Archives: October 2017

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk An unprecedented level of mismanagement of Papua New Guinea’s affairs since 2012 has caused serious health issues, including widespread suffering and...

OPINION: By Dr Shailendra Singh Climate change seems to be getting increasingly more news coverage recently, which is a positive outcome—on at least some levels. But...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Matangi Tonga has hit-out at what it says are attempts by the government to take over and “muzzle” the Tonga Broadcasting...

On the 10th anniversary of the Urewera raids, we should recount the lessons – and we should remember. Breathless police and media commentary about a...

By Dames Alexander Sinaga in Jakarta A civil society group has urged the Indonesian government to revoke a presidential decree on the indigenous resettlement schemes...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Prestige, financial prizes and the chance for your story to be read worldwide. This is what lies ahead for authors of...

ANALYSIS: By David Hall of AUT's The Policy Observatory The problem with climate change – like any wicked problem – is that its story can...

OPINION: By Phillip Miriori As many would be aware, we Bougainvilleans have been through a tough history with the disasters that came from the past...

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News The Tonga Broadcasting Commission was restructured to save it from being closed down, says the commission’s chair, Dr...

By Anita Roberts in Port Vila The frequent volcano rumblings felt on Ambae and surface events seen from neighboring islands of Maewo, Pentecost and even...
video

The global refugee system is failing ... here is how it can be fixed, says Professor Alexander Betts. Video: TedTalks By Jeremaiah M. Opiniano in...

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News Two senior journalists have been ousted from the newsroom for new roles in a shake-up at the state...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Critics have rebuked the Indonesian Military, or TNI,  for meddling in politics, as it celebrated its 72nd anniversary last week, reports...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Anyone who wants to live a healthy life may have to consider moving out of Jakarta, as the city continues to...

By Kirsty Johnston of The New Zealand Herald Most of Golriz Ghahraman's childhood memories are of war. She remembers howling sirens, sending families scurrying into basements....
video

Australia's ABC News report on the banned West Papuan petition. Video: Lewis Prai Wellip By Zely Ariane in Jayapura A petition claimed to represent the wishes...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk from Surya Malang, Indonesia The name Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Indonesia's foremost writer who was born in 1925 and died in 2006,...

Pacific Media Watch Newdesk The Geneva-based International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has been awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, reports Al Jazeera English. In...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The 77 Chinese citizens deported from Fiji by uniformed Chinese police in August were sex workers, according to an investigative report...

OPINION: By Dan McGarry It happens every time disaster strikes in the developing world. The inhabitants of the place become background players in a drama...

By Kendall Hutt, Pacific Media Watch contributing editor The Pacific Media Centre’s peer-reviewed research monographs have been launched on the Auckland University of Technology Library’s...

By Dan McGarry on Santo Only the howling of dogs can be heard now in Ambae’s abandoned villages. The entire population has now been moved...