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Asia Pacific Report newsdesk As many as 714,066 Papuans and 112 organisations which are part of the Papuan People's Petition (PRP) have rejected last week's...

RNZ Pacific Several thousand people in French Polynesia have joined a march demanding France own up to the damage caused by its nuclear weapons tests. The...

Over the past 50 years, France has continued to deny the tragedies of nuclear testing in French Occupied Polynesia by propagating the theory of...

By Jean-Pierre Viatge in Pape'ete Fifteen days after Tahiti Nui's anti-nuclear protest on July 2, the Tavini Huiraatira party has organised a march Mā'ohi Lives...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific journalist Indonesia's House of Representatives has passed a controversial bill that is expected to reshape the future administration...

RNZ Pacific Fiji has recorded a daily record 1405 new cases of covid-19 in the 24 hours to 8am on Friday. That compares to 1220 cases...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk On 10 July 1985 the Greenpeace flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, was sunk at an Auckland wharf. Two French secret agents planted two limpet...

RNZ News Groundswell NZ organised the "Howl of a Protest" in more than 40 towns and cities across New Zealand over recent environmental regulations, the...

By Godwin Eki in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea has been hit with a positive delta variant case of covid-19 for the first time, Deputy...

RNZ Pacific Fiji health authorities have reported an additional 10 deaths from covid-19 over the past week. In his daily statement on covid-19 cases, Health Secretary...

EDITORIAL: By the Samoa Observer editorial board When Australia’s second-longest ever serving Prime Minister faced a complete wipeout at the national elections after 10 years...

ANALYSIS: By Dicky Budiman, Griffith University Indonesia is currently experiencing a massive spike in covid-19 infection and deaths, as experts (including myself) have unfortunately been...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The traditional parade on France's national day returns today after a one-year hiatus due to the covid-19 pandemic, reports France 24. European...

By HA Kapisa and Rahmad Nasution in Manokwari, West Papua Indonesian police have begun tightening entry controls in Manokwari district and Sorong city as part...

By Jordan Bond, RNZ News reporter In the same year that the government declared a climate emergency, imports of an especially dirty type of coal...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Papua New Guinea’s biggest bank -- Bank South Pacific with major branch networks across the Pacific region -- is the subject...

By Robert Iroga in Honiara The Solomon Islands government has kicked off its full rollout of its nationwide covid vaccination strategy. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare said...

RNZ News Another 13 crew from the quarantined fishing vessel Viking Bay have tested positive to covid-19, New Zealand's Ministry of Health says. Two crew had...

By Serafina Silaitoga in Labasa, Fiji Villagers and surrounding farmers in Labasa on Fiji's Vanua Levu island turned up in big numbers for the covid-19...

RNZ Pacific Samoa's HRPP party -- the country's caretaker government -- has now lost six seats since the April 9 general election, with eight byelections...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk British and Indonesian human rights defender Carmel Budiardjo, founder of TAPOL watchdog and the movement's driving force for many decades, has...

RNZ Pacific New Caledonia has elected its first pro-independence Kanak president. Louis Mapou was elected today in Noumea after months of negotiations between the two main...