Monthly Archives: June 2018

By Sally Pokiton in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea's mayhem in the Southern Highlands capital of Mendi earlier this month caused destruction of 42,000 vaccine...

By Rahul Bhattarai It was a case of Pacific meets Pacific in AUT’s School of Communication Studies this week as one of the inaugural winners...
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A diverse group of scholars discuss "resetting" New Zealand’s Pacific-oriented foreign policy agenda. Video: Blessen Tom/NZ Institute of Pacific Research By Sri Krishnamurthi Debate has...

By Albert Agua in Waigani Indonesia is driving towards the Papua New Guinea border because of a recent discovery of huge mineral deposits in the...

By RNZ Pacific Fiji's prime minister Voreqe Bainimarama has again hit out at opposition parties, calling them liars and accusing them of sowing division in...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A group of Australia-based supporters is trying to revitalise Australian broadcasting in the Pacific and Asia region. For more than 50 years,...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called for an independent inquiry into the death in detention of Muhammad Yusuf, a reporter who...

ANALYSIS: By Dan McGarry in Port Vila It’s been widely reported that Prime Minister Charlot Salwai wants a new submarine cable for Vanuatu. It’s at the...

Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai, the Minister responsible for Telecommunications, has informed Parliament that a cyber crime bill currently being developed will address the...
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The University of the South Pacific’s environmental centre spearheading climate change research believes in working together for shared solutions, says Professor Elisabeth Holland.  Video:...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Greater Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra) chairperson Prabowo Subianto is encouraging people accept electoral bribes if they are offered basic commodities (sembako)...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Timor-Leste President Francisco Guterres will make his first official overseas visit to Indonesia this week, reports Antara news agency. President Guterres will...

BRIEFING: By Keith Jackson This week turned out to be one of those only too frequent turbulent periods in Papua New Guinea when you never...

By Pia Ranada in Manila President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has cited the power of the state to act as parents of persons needing...

By RNZ Pacific China has taken over many of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's former shortwave radio frequencies into the Pacific. In response to budget cuts, the...
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Chinese President Xi Jinping meets PNG Prime Minister Peter O'Neill in Beijing. Image: CCTV+ Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Chinese President Xi Jinping has met Papua...
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Waka (or va'a) voyager and environmental advocate Schannel van Dijken talks about the Pacific and Samoan ocean sailing traditions and the challenges of climate...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk In a show of frustration over the nonpayment of a business development grant, Angore landowners in Hela province have set fire...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A former Papua New Guinea military commander has warned that he is "concerned, if not frightened" that the PNG Defence Force...
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Southern Highlands community leaders talk about the post-election crisis in their province. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Community leaders from the troubled Southern Highlands...
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Anabel Fernandez-Santana and Dr Camille Nakhid in the AUT research video. Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Anabel Fernandez-Santana, who has been awarded an vice-chancellor’s scholarship at Auckland...

OBITUARY: By Sincha Damara in Port Moresby Bernhard Marjen was born in 1955 in Sorido, a village on the island of Biak on the West...