Monthly Archives: November 2018

By RNZ Pacific Hundreds of Papua New Guinea police have descended on Parliament Haus in the Port Moresby suburb of Waigani demanding payments they say...
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NZ Foreign Minister Winston Peters announces a K22 million (NZ$10 million) aid project to help polio vaccination for Papua New Guineans at the St...

By Koroi Tadulala in Suva The role of women in every segment of society is vital and this is slowly been reflected through more women...

By Ivany Atina Arbi in Jakarta Six Greenpeace activists have reportedly been detained by the captain of the tanker Stolt Tenacity for staging a rally...
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A look at the lives of Pacific Islanders who choose to ignore or struggle to embrace their heritage. Video: Plastic Polynesia trailer By Leilani Sitagata Two...

By Sri Krishnamurthi “Fake News” was the catch phrase of the 2018 Fiji Elections – the second democratic elections since Commodore, now Prime Minister, Voreqe...
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Speeches made by US Vice-President Mike Pence and Chinese President Xi Jinping to the APEC delegates during the leaders summit in Port Moresby at...

EDITORIAL COMMENT: By Fred Wesley, editor-in-chief of The Fiji Times Yesterday marked the end of the 2018 Fiji General Election. It marked the end of a...

By Wansolwara Staff It’s official. FijiFirst has narrowly won the 2018 general election in Fiji, raking in 227,241 votes (50.02 percent) from 2173 stations counted...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama's FijiFirst party has triumphed in the general election and will govern for a second four-year term after...

By RNZ Pacific The governor of Papua New Guinea's Manus Province has hinted that he could obstruct Australia's bid to build a naval port on...

By Wansolwara Staff Fiji's Supervisor of Elections has hit out at four political parties for making claims that the tabulation process for the provisional results...

ANALYSIS: By Dr Crosbie Walsh With the final results from 1715 (79 percent) of the 2173 polling stations now counted, who will form the next...

By Scott Waide Papua New Guinea’s freedoms of speech, expression and access to information were challenged yesterday when Chinese officials barred both local and non-Chinese media from attending meetings...

By Wansolwara Staff The ruling FijiFirst party has taken a narrow lead in the Fiji general election final results today ahead of the opposition Social...

COMMENTARY: By Scott Waide In November every year, the Papua New Guinean National budget usually takes centre stage. But not this year. This week, the 2019 budget...
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News headlines with the arrival of the Chinese president in Papua New Guinea for APEC. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Chinese President Xi Jinping...

OPM Southern Commander Bernard Mawen (right) with Commander John Koknak (left) and the Morning Star flag at the time of being interviewed by Vanuatu-based...

By Wansolwara Staff Official poll results for the Fiji 2018 general election are trickling in slowly as the Social Democratic Liberal Party leads the race...

By Wansolwara Staff The Fiji general election campaign blackout period is expected to end at 6pm tomorrow after the final votes are cast by 7498...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Chinese President Xi Jinping left Beijing today for state visits to Papua New Guinea, Brunei and the Philippines - and the...

By Sri Krishnamurthi in Suva The Fiji Elections Office (FEO) has entered a new phase towards the results of the 2018 elections by stopping the...