By Wata Shaw in Suva The University of the South Pacific’s latest international ranking is a "testament to the excellence" that pervades the university, says...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Hamish Cardwell, RNZ News climate reporter Explosive new data shows the sea level is rising twice as fast as previously thought in...

ANALYSIS: By Suze Wilson, Massey University and Toby Newstead, University of Tasmania The war in Ukraine would test even the most hardened political operator: millions...

RNZ News For the first time in more than two years, New Zealand's border will reopen to international visitors at midnight tonight. On 19 March 2020,...

PNG Post-Courier A former election manager for Papua New Guinea's National Capital District (NCD) who was charged with election fraud for corruptly receiving a...

ANALYSIS: By Shailendra Singh Social media is a mixed bag, with both democratic and undemocratic tendencies. But then few things in life are perfect. And in that...

RNZ News Ramadan is the most blessed month of the Islamic calendar. It began on the April 1 and will end sometime in the next...

ANALYSIS: By Isabelle Gerretsen Last Sunday, Emmanuel Macron was re-elected France’s president, beating far-right and anti-EU candidate Marine Le Pen. “Making France a great green nation,...

RNZ Pacific The French Pacific territories have shown their support for President Emmanuel Macron at the polls, but with a much lower voter turnout than...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Plans to establish "food estates" were announced by the Indonesian government at the beginning of the covid-19 pandemic because, it said,...

By Phoebe Gwangilo in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea’s first woman neurosurgeon has graduated from the national university. Dr Esther Apuahe graduated with a higher post-diploma...

By Rowan Quinn, RNZ News health correspondent Wearing glasses or getting a runny nose is enough to qualify for a mask exemption under current New...

By Lice Movono, RNZ Pacific correspondent in Suva A landmark case in Fiji today at the High Court in the capital Suva issued what is...

COMMENTARY: By Māori Language Commissioner Professor Rawinia Higgins Whether he knows it or probably not, the year Joe Bennett arrived in Aotearoa from England was...

By Koroi Hawkins, RNZ Pacific journalist Campaigning is underway for the general election in Fiji later this year and early predictions are pointing to a...

ANALYSIS: By Richard Shaw, Massey University; Andrew Dickson, Massey University; Bevan Erueti, Massey University; Glenn Banks, Massey University; John O'Neill, Massey University, and Roger...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Groups representing journalists around the world have expressed concern that billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's move to buy Twitter would damage media...

By Mar-Vic Cagurangan in Tumon, Guam The United States would “respond” if China takes steps to establish a permanent military presence in the Solomon Islands,...

By Miriam Zarriga in Port Moresby Any deferral of Papua New Guinea's national general election 2022 will be unconstitutional, warns former Electoral Commissioner Patilias Gamato. He...

COMMENTARY: By Graham Davis If you’re as confused as most people by the exact circumstances surrounding the continuing presence in Fiji of the Russian super...