Monthly Archives: July 2020

ANALYSIS: By Liam Hehir The detailed reasons for opposition National Party leader Todd Muller's shock resignation are something we are not yet given to know....
Seized PNG money

By Jimmy Kalebe in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea police have intercepted and confiscated almost K200,000 (about NZ$90,000) in K2 and K5 notes hidden in...
Southern Cross

Pacific Media Watch Host Oscar Perress talked to contributing editor of Pacific Media Watch Sri Krishnamurthi today about Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's government rejecting a...

By Hamish Cardwell, RNZ News Grey Power is enraged by what it says is the "stupid and dangerous" behaviour of people fleeing managed isolation facilities,...
Children's TV programmes

From RNZ Mediawatch New Zealand children use a lot less Kiwi media than they used to. New research shows its Netflix, YouTube and TikTok engaging...
Anand Giridharadas

From RNZ Saturday Morning Described by a Guardian reviewer as "superb hate-reading", writer and columnist Anand Giridharadas's latest book Winners Take All: The Elite Charade...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A request by the Philippines’ biggest radio and TV network for a new franchise has been rejected by a congressional committee...
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The controversial 101 East episode Locked Up in Malaysia's Lockdown on 3 July 2020. Video: Al Jazeera Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Malaysian police summoned six Al...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Sixty press freedom groups and civil society organisations, journalism institutions, filmmakers, and other supporters have formed a coalition in support of...
Dr Jian Yang

By RNZ News Opposition National list MP Dr Jian Yang has announced his retirement from New Zealand politics and says he will not stand in...

SPECIAL REPORT: By David Robie, who sailed on the original Rainbow Warrior to Rongelap atoll and is author of the book Eyes of Fire. Thirty...

COMMENT: By Benny Wenda, chair of the United Liberation Movement of West Papua For over 50 years, Indonesia has been promising West Papua "autonomy". Each...

By Kalino Latu in Auckland The first repatriation flight to return stranded Tongans from Fiji which was supposed to start today as announced by the...
PNG Controller David Manning

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Papua New Guinea's Controller of the National Pandemic Response and Police Commissioner, David Manning, has told the public that a rumour...

By RNZ News Health Minister Chris Hipkins says New Zealand's latest case of covid-19 will be charged for breaching isolation and visiting a central Auckland...

By RNZ News The opposition National Party leader says he has written to the party's board asking them to remove MP Hamish Walker from the...
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COMMENT: By Nasya Bahfen in Melbourne Australia's Victorian state government told returned travellers to quarantine for two weeks. Some broke the rules. It then paid for...

By Koroi Tadulala in Suva Fiji has recorded two new border quarantine cases of covid-19 coronavirus. Both patients are Fiji citizens on a flight from India. This...
Bhosip Kaiwi

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Papua New Guinea's police and courts must work closely with media for transparency to inform the public on the daily investigation...
Southern Cross trio

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Thirty five years ago this week in another life Pacific Media Centre director Professor David Robie was an environmental journalist on...
Indonesian police 74th anniversary

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Lokataru Legal and Human Rights Foundation says there are two problems with the Indonesian police which have developed during the...

By RNZ Pacific A sit-in has been held outside the French High Commission in French Polynesia to commemorate the 54th anniversary of the first nuclear...