By Dr Joseph M Fernandez in Doha, Qatar The international freedom of expression conference in Doha has ended with a strong condemnation of the threats...

Tension is high in Mt Hagen after the declaration of former Public Enterprises Minister William Duma - illegally, claim critics, before the counting of...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned many media freedom violations during the general elections held in Papua New Guinea from 24...

By Dr Joseph M Fernandez in Doha, Qatar A leading international human rights organisation has called on countries in the Gulf region to pay heed...

The emergence of opposition parties in Timor-Leste's parliamentary election this weekend shows growing dissatisfaction with the status quo, reports SBS from Dili. Former Prime Minister...

By Scott Waide in Port Moresby With time running out before the official end of Papua New Guinea's elections, partners of the Peter O’Neill-led coalition...

ANALYSIS: By James Borrowdale in Auckland Like apartheid South Africa, I kept hearing. For a long time, the horrors behind the curtain thrown up by...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Fretilin (Frente Revolucionaria do Timor-Leste Independente) has denounced acts of "intimidation and terror" carried out by some people in political parties...

ANALYSIS: By Dr Michael Leach in Dili Twenty-one parties will contest 65 parliamentary seats and decide who governs Timor-Leste in national elections this Saturday. In a...

By Konradus Epa in Atambua, Indonesia Rostiana Bareto experienced tough living conditions as a refugee when she and her family settled in Atambua, western Timor,...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The European Union and the Pacific Community have signed an agreement to build resilience to future El Niño-related droughts in the...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Forty minutes of solidarity marked New Zealand’s stand with refugees imprisoned in Australia’s offshore detention centres across the Pacific today. More...

By Euan Black in Jakarta An Indonesian woman who worked in Saudi Arabia for 22 years has been paid for the first time after being...

BOOKS: By Jeremy Rose of RNZ Mediawatch It's often been said there are just seven stories in all of literature. If a new collection of a 150...

EMTV News interview with PNC leader Peter O'Neill after the Morobe defeats. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Despite losing four People's National Congress (PNC)...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Statistical indicators suggest the Peter O’Neill government in Papua New Guinea has used its power of incumbency to "cook the books"...

By Elizah Palme in Port Moresby University of Papua New Guinea students have spoken through the ballot in spite of being provided 2000 ballot papers...

ANALYSIS: By Rod Campbell As much of the world watched the G20 last week, another leaders’ summit was on in Fiji. Fiji will chair the next...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A Wansolwara second-year student journalist from the University of the South Pacific has been included among 10 Pacific journalists who have...

Yanto Awerkion, a West Papuan local independence leader, remains imprisoned after being arrested the Indonesian security services for collecting signatures on an Avaaz petition...