Monthly Archives: May 2018

OPINION: By Scott Waide in Lae Maybe it was a slip of the tongue or a misinterpreted statement… But there is no doubt that whatever...

By RNZ Pacific This year's referendum on independence from France is a chance to turn a new page on New Caledonia's past, says a Kanak...

By RNZ's Dateline Pacific The latest life expectancy world rankings show Fiji has the highest death rate from diabetes in the world with 188 of...

By Dian Septiari in Jakarta Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi is set to lobby more countries to vote for her country in its campaign for...

By Melisha Yafoi in Beijing Students studying in Beijing, China, have described the move by Papua New Guinea's Communications Minister Sam Basil to suspend Facebook...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Papua New Guinea plans to shut down Facebook for one month to enable the government to filter out "fake users", report...

By Ismira Lutfia Tisnadibrata in Dili East Timor’s outgoing Prime Minister Dr Mari Alkatiri says that after almost two decades of separation from Indonesia, the...

On his way back home from Port Moresby to Verona in Italy during a stopover in Singapore, Dr Albert Schram wrote a lengthy article...

By Keith Jackson in Noosa In a shock development in Papua New Guinea's Schram case, the former vice-chancellor of the PNG University of Technology has...

By Jose Belo in Dili, Timor-Leste Timor-Leste's parliamentary elections on May 12 have returned Xanana Gusmao to the Government Palace in Dili in an alliance...

By RNZ Pacific The leader of Fiji's main opposition party, Sitiveni Rabuka, was today charged by anti-corruption investigators, apparently over "anomalies" in his financial declarations. The...

By Vandhna Bhan in Auckland India's Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Jasvantsinh Bhabhor visited Auckland briefly last Saturday to talk about building international relations,...
video

Papua New Guinea's government has defended its handling of preparations for the Bougainville referendum. Video: EMTV By Meriba Tulo in Port Moresby With just a year...
video

Refugees and asylum seekers on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island have suffered repeated violent attacks and robberies by locals, says Human Rights Watch. Video:...

By Geraldine Panapasa, editor-in-chief of Wansolwara “Relief!” That was the word from Fiji Times Ltd publisher Hank Arts after High Court judge Justice Thushara Rajasinghe acquitted...

By Leilani Sitagata in Auckland A baritone studying at Auckland University has been touring New Zealand singing the praises of opera to teenagers. The fourth-year music...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The High Court in Suva has found the Fiji Times Ltd, its three senior executives and a letter writer not guilty...

RNZ Pacific The US Defense Department is to report to the US Congress by December 1 on a range of security concerns in the northern...
video

Talk to Al Jazeera in the Field programme features Tommy Suharto. Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Suharto political dynasty is being revived in Indonesia, reports Al...

By Elizabeth Osifelo in Suva The first edition of the University of the South Pacific’s student journalist training newspaper Wansolwara for the year has hit...

By Marguerite Afra Sapiie and Nurul Fitri Ramadhani in Jakarta Indonesia's Presidential Chief of Staff Moeldoko has claimed that President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo had expressed...

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...