RNZ News New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced which regions will move into red and which into orange as the new traffic light...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk An editorial in the Chinese English-language mouthpiece Global Times has accused Australia -- and the United States -- of "conniv with...

THE VILLAGE EXPLAINER: By Dan McGarry in Port Vila One of the key characteristics of Melanesian politics is its ability to remain formless and chaotic...

By Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific journalist The United Nations has glaring problems in Samoa where the government is calling for the UN's role in the...

ANALYSIS: By Anthony Zwi, UNSW There is global concern and widespread alarm at the discovery of SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.529, which the World Health Organisation (WHO)...

By Christine Rovoi, RNZ Pacific journalist With no plans to evacuate their citizens from Honiara, the international community is closely monitoring the situation in the...

RNZ Pacific Ninety percent of Pacific people in Aotearoa New Zealand have had their first covid-19 vaccine, while 11 district health boards (DHBs) have reached...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Robert Iroga in Honiara Honiara residents walked for long distances to find shops and ATMs today with fewer or nor public transport...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Solomon Islands police have arrested more than 100 suspects as Honiara townspeople clean up after three days of rioting and looting...

By Robert Iroga in Honiara Solomon Islands opposition leader Matthew Wale has announced that he is filing a notice of a vote of no confidence...

RNZ Pacific Police in Honiara have confirmed that three bodies have been found in one of the burnt out buildings in Chinatown after the rioting...

RNZ Pacific The Governor General of Solomon Islands has declared a nightly curfew in the troubled capital Honiara, after a third day of looting and...

By Sri Krishnamurthi for Asia-Pacific Report Keynote speakers professor David Robie and Glenda Gloria, executive editor of Rappler, addressed “truth and justice” on the opening...

RNZ Pacific Police in Solomon Islands were overrun as rioters and looters tore through the capital Honiara. RNZ Pacific correspondent in Honiara, Elizabeth Osifelo, said exhausted...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Journalists and journalism are waging a global struggle for survival and for “truth” against fake news and alternative facts, say two...

By Robert Iroga in Honiara A defiant Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has vowed tonight that he will not resign and will defend Solomon Islands democracy...

ANALYSIS: By Transform Aqorau The riots in Honiara yesterday, disturbing the city’s normally quiet atmosphere, were unexpected but not surprising. Someone made reference to a possible...

The Committee to Protect Journalists press freedom 2021 video removed by Facebook, but still available on YouTube and Twitter. Video: CPJ (Hongkong crackdown at...

By Sri Krishnamurthi for Asia Pacific Report A Filipina journalist who cut her teeth as a young reporter in the Marcos dictatorship years and now...

RNZ Pacific A police station and several shops were set on fire by looters in Solomon Islands today after what started in the morning as...