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By Pia Ranada in Manila President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has cited the power of the state to act as parents of persons needing...

By RNZ Pacific China has taken over many of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's former shortwave radio frequencies into the Pacific. In response to budget cuts, the...

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets PNG Prime Minister Peter O'Neill in Beijing. Image: CCTV+ Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Chinese President Xi Jinping has met Papua...

Waka (or va'a) voyager and environmental advocate Schannel van Dijken talks about the Pacific and Samoan ocean sailing traditions and the challenges of climate...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk In a show of frustration over the nonpayment of a business development grant, Angore landowners in Hela province have set fire...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A former Papua New Guinea military commander has warned that he is "concerned, if not frightened" that the PNG Defence Force...

Southern Highlands community leaders talk about the post-election crisis in their province. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Community leaders from the troubled Southern Highlands...

Anabel Fernandez-Santana and Dr Camille Nakhid in the AUT research video. Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Anabel Fernandez-Santana, who has been awarded an vice-chancellor’s scholarship at Auckland...

OBITUARY: By Sincha Damara in Port Moresby Bernhard Marjen was born in 1955 in Sorido, a village on the island of Biak on the West...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk More than 100 Papua New Guinea soldiers from Taurama Barracks First Royal Pacific Islands Regiment arrived in the Southern Highlands capital...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Two Papua New Guinean police vehicles travelling from Hagen to Hela in the Highlands after servicing were fired on today in...

Oro Governor Gary Juffa speaks during the Opposition demand for Prime Minister Peter O'Neill's resignation. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Papua New Guinea's Opposition...

By Karina M. Tehusijarana in Jakarta Indonesia's Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has urged President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to take concrete...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Papua New Guinea authorities have imposed a 6pm to 6am curfew in the Southern Highlands provincial capital of Mendi to prevent...

By RNZ Pacific Protesters in the Papua New Guinea Southern Highlands town of Mendi have torched a plane and closed the airport. Earlier, the local police...

By Victor Mambor in Jayapura Five civilians in Timika have reportedly been arrested by the newly reactivated military counter-terrorism unit for "aspiring" to West Papuan...

BRIEFING: By Geraldine Panapasa in Suva Like it or not, social media has become part and parcel of almost everyday discussions. Whether it’s talk about the...

Golden Pen winner Maria Ressa talks about "government impunity" over "war on drugs" killings and social media hate speech. Video: Rappler Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Rappler...

By Febriana Firdaus in Jakarta As it seeks to diversify its sources of fuel, India is looking to get in on the ground floor of...

By Barbara Dreaver, 1 News Pacific correspondent Over the years, many graphic and violent images of torture and beatings have emerged from the Indonesia-controlled...

BRIEFING: By David Robie in Manipal, India “Fake news” combined with a lack of critical media judgment by many in the millennial generation is a...

By Rahul Bhattarai in Auckland Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson last night condemned the “obscenity” of jailing West Papuans by Indonesian authorities for raising their...