Monthly Archives: July 2019

By RNZ Pacific The United Nations in Papua New Guinea is boosting its presence in the Highlands as it works with the government to improve...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s threat to pursue anyone who impedes investment has worried environmental activists who said that such actions could...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Two school girls from East Java, Aeshnina Azzahra (alias Nina), 12, and Zahira Zade, 11, have sent hand-written protest letters to...

By RNZ Pacific New Zealand's Foreign Minister, Winston Peters, said Indonesia was making progress in West Papua with the welcoming of a press pack. Peters was...
BAKTI at Pacific 2019 Expo

COMMENTARY: By Yamin Kogoya in Auckland More than 50 years of "torture" has been inflicted on the Papuan people by the Indonesian government. With the...

COMMENTARY: By Bryan Kramer in Port Moresby  Yesterday, I returned from Tari Electorate in Hela Province following a one day trip to assess the situation...

By Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Oxford City Council is to award West Papuan activist Benny Wenda the Honorary Freedom of the City accolade for...

By RNZ Pacific New Caledonia has a healthy lead on the Pacific Games medals table after the first week of the competition. The French Territory has...
Stop Killing Journalists

By Jigger J. Jerusalem in Cagayan De Oro, Mindanao, Philippines In the wake of an attack against a hard-hitting Filipino broadcaster in Kidapawan City -...

ANALYSIS: By Wendy Bacon Journalism is not a crime, which is why we must support Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in his battle against extradition to...
Karida massacre guards

SPECIAL REPORT: By Scott Waide in Karida, Papua New Guinea On Wednesday, some of the bodies of 18 women and children in Papua New Guinea...
WJEC2020 hosts

By Jeremaiah Opiniano in Paris Journalism that usually fits into democracies will go to China in 2022 when the economic and political giant hosts a...
PNG Policevideo

Police Minister Bryan Kramer announcing he would be in Tari to work with police to find a long term solution to tribal fights. Video...

By Philip Cass Tonga’s tourist authorities will wipe the former Miss Heilala, Kalo Funganitao, from the records in retaliation for her speech at this year’s...
Tari coffins

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The bodies of the Karida village massacre victims in Papua New Guinea's Hela province have been buried as fearful villagers in...
PNG massacre

By Stefan Armbruster of SBS World News VIDEO WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Papua New Guinea has responded with outrage over the killings of at least 22 people,...

EDITORIAL: By Dan McGarry in Port Vila After nearly two weeks of silence, Vanuatu's Minister of Internal Affairs Andrew Napuat has answered some—but not all—of...

By RNZ Pacific A major Indonesian trade show has kicked off in New Zealand, as part of efforts by Jakarta to win over Pacific allies. Dozens...
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The Pacific Media Watch mini documentary. Video: Blessen Tom and Sri Krishnamurthi By Sri Krishnamurthi “It’s a bit of a lighthouse” for vital regional news and...
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Amnesty International is calling Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's crackdown on drugs a "systematic campaign of killing". It wants the United Nations to investigate what...
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Maria Ressa and the Philippines "war on truth". Video: Al Jazeera's Witness Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC...

By Michael Andrew An Auckland journalist and editor is practising true community journalism by sharing the stories of the city's most marginalised and vulnerable people. Former...