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By Johnny Blades of RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea's government is under mounting pressure to account for a purchase of 40 luxury vehicles for next...

Prime Minister Peter O’Neill says the Papua New Guinean government will not spend any money on the purchase of 40 Maserati luxury sedans to...

A Frontline Insight item about Joe Moses and the Paga Hill struggle for justice in Papua New Guinea. Video: Reuters Foundation Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk An...

By Rio Apinino in Denpasar, Bali Indonesian police have closed down the Peoples' Global Conference Against the IMF-World Bank which should have opened earlier today...

By RNZ Pacific A refugee journalist detained on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island says winning an Italian award for investigative journalism could end censorship of...

ANALYSIS:  By Bernadinus Steni and Daniel Nepstad Large landscapes of intact tropical forests will figure prominently in global strategies to avert catastrophic climate change and...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Japan's candidate, Dr Takeshi Kasai, has been elected as the next World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for the Western Pacific. Health...

By Lian Buan in Manila The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo is keen on pushing for the public disclosure of President Rodrigo Duterte’s state...

Warming beyond 1.5C will unleash a frightening set of consequences and scientists say only a global transformation, beginning now, can avoid it. Climate Home...

ANALYSIS: By Dr Vannessa Hearman When the earthquake and tsunami hit the city of Palu, Central Sulawesi, last weekend, they not only brought wreckage and...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Twenty four students attended face-to-face training sessions in Suva last week as the final step of an intensive 16-week training programme...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Health and human rights advocates fear the mental ill-health of refugees on Nauru could worsen following the Pacific government's move to...

ANALYSIS: By Dr Anja Scheffers The magnitude 7.5 earthquake, and subsequent tsunami, that struck Indonesia days ago has resulted in at least 1,200 deaths. Authorities are...

By Ruslan Sangadji and Andi Hajramurni in Palu, Indonesia In the wake of mass destruction caused by Indonesia's 7.4-magnitude earthquake and the subsequent tsunami, survivors...

By RNZ Pacific Fiji's electoral authorities have urged voters to exercise their democratic right and vote in the general election which has been set for...

President Rodrigo Duterte appeared to admit to extrajudicial killings during a speech on Thursday saying this was the only "sin" that he was guilty...

By RNZ Pacific An Air Niugini plane which landed in a Micronesian lagoon apparently overshot the runway on landing. The Boeing 737-800 was scheduled to stop...

Some of the arrested students being taken to jail in Jayapura. Video: Majalah Kunume Net By Benny Mawel in Jayapura Students from several tertiary institutions in...

By Rambo Talabong in Manila Outspoken critic Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has become the second opposition senator to be arrested under the Duterte presidency. A team...

ANALYSIS: By Peter Manning Michelle Guthrie has been badly treated – not by being sacked, but by being hired in the first place. As a...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The next managing director of the ABC must be prepared to fight for better funding and independence, and to champion public...

Protesters mark the 46th anniversary of the declaration of martial law under Philippines dictator Marcos with demonstrations against President Duterte. Video: Rappler By Paterno Esmaquel...