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By Zedaiah Kanau in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea's Waigani National Court has ordered Police Commissioner David Manning to vacate the office by noon Friday...

By Devina Halim in Jakarta The Security sector Reform Coalition says there are three problems which need to be addressed when the sole candidate for...

By RNZ News The latest community coronavirus case in New Zealand travelled across Northland before her positive test result, but was scrupulous about using the...

By RNZ Pacific The chair of the Pacific Islands Forum has welcomed the re-entry of the United States to the Paris agreement over climate change. Within...

ANALYSIS: By Denis Muller, University of Melbourne Terrorism, political extremism, Donald Trump, social media and the phenomenon of “cancel culture” are confronting journalists with a...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Papua New Guinea police have arrested and charged prominent Australian lawyer Greg Sheppard on allegations related to funds belonging to a...

ANALYSIS: By Scott Lucas, University of Birmingham Politics doesn’t have to be a raging fire destroying everything in its path Two weeks after the storming of...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Indonesia has pursued a strategy of aggressive arrests and violence against peaceful demonstrations for independence since the announcement of a provisional...

By Lorraine Ecarma in Cebu City The University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) will continue to stand against any threats to human rights, chancellor Clement...

ANALYSIS: By Jennifer S. Hunt, Australian National University Every four years on January 20, the US exercises a key tenant of democratic government: the peaceful...

By Lulu Mark in Port Moresby In spite of Papua New Guinea's mandatory mask-wearing requirement under the National Pandemic Act 2020, many public servants attending...

ANALYSIS: By Misha Ketchell, The Conversation On 10 December 2020, the Australian Senate established an inquiry into a government bill proposing a "mandatory bargaining code"...

By RNZ News An independent panel says Chinese officials could have applied public health measures more forcefully in January to curb the initial covid-19 outbreak,...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Fiji's NGO Coalition on Human Rights has called for stronger accountability and commitment to human rights at home in response to...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Human Rights Watch (HRW) has criticised the Indonesian government of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo for its weak health response to covid-19...

By The National in Port Moresby An expatriate who tested positive for the covid-19 coronavirus last week has been admitted to a private hospital in...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk After receiving two shots of the covid-19 Pfizer vaccine, former Fijian resident Usaia Masuwale believes the vaccine is safe and says...

K Road Chronicles video produced by Stuff with NZ On Air. By RNZ's The Weekend with Karyn Hay The K Road Chronicles is a New Zealand webseries...

Pacific Media Watch correspondent The pro-independence conflict in West Papua with a missionary plane reportedly being shot down at Intan Jaya has stirred contrasting responses...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk In the wake of Twitter’s decision to shut down President Donald Trump’s accounts for good, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has proposed...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Ena Manuireva in Auckland It seems a long time ago - some 124 days - since Mā’ohi Nui deplored its first covid-19...

By RNZ Pacific Passengers from the Cook Islands will resume quarantine-free travel into New Zealand from next week, the two governments have confirmed. NZ Prime Minister...