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By Felix Chaudhary in Suva Opposition National Federation Party (NFP) leader Professor Biman Prasad claims Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama is “fooling around” and “pretending” he...

RNZ Pacific The Chief Justice of Vanuatu has ordered the amendment of a constitutional application against the dissolution of Parliament to exclude the president of...

By Jeffrey Elapa of the PNG Post-Courier in Port Moresby Madang MP Bryan Kramer, who held the police, justice and later immigration portfolios in the...

RNZ Pacific A former president of Kiribati warns the crisis involving the island nation's government and the courts has left the country with a "dysfunctional...

ANALYSIS: By Frank Bongiorno, Australian National University and Emily Millane, The University of Melbourne The go-to defence of pretty much everyone who is entangled in...

By Gorethy Kenneth of the PNG Post-Courier in Port Moresby Prime Minister James Marape says Papua New Guineans will be consulted on key constitutional questions...

By Miriam Zarriga in Port Moresby The two-week extension on the return of Papua New Guinea's general election writs date has been knocked as unconstitutional. A...

RNZ Pacific Samoa's Ombudsman Luamanuvao Katalaina Sapolu says the human rights effects from the covid-19 pandemic have been catastrophic. She has just submitted Samoa's eighth State...

EDITORIAL: By the Rappler team We will continue bringing you the news, holding the powerful to account for their actions and decisions, calling attention to...

RNZ Pacific The Vanuatu Prime Minister has again failed to push through controversial constitutional changes. These include extending the term of Parliament, changing the definition of...

Kizzy Kalsakau and Anita Roberts in Port Vila Vanuatu's opposition leader Ralph Regenvanu said Members of Parliament from the Opposition bloc would boycott the special...

RNZ Pacific Vanuatu's Speaker was forced to suspend a special parliamentary sitting today after the opposition and several government MPs did not turn up. They were...

By Giles Dexter, RNZ News political reporter New Zealand's Te Pāti Māori has handed over its petition -- with 70,000 signatures -- calling for the...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The Media Association of Solomon Islands (Masi) has called on the police to respect journalists and media workers when carrying out...

RNZ Pacific The House of Representatives in the Northern Marianas has voted to impeach Governor Ralph Torres, approving six articles of impeachment against him. With 15...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) plans to open a government branch office in the neighbouring Papua New Guinean...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Joyce McClure in Guam I spent five years as the lone journalist on the remote Pacific island of Yap. During that time...

RNZ Pacific A law professor in Noumea says New Caledonia is now faced with a period of high uncertainty -- be it political, economic or...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Protesting students have held demonstrations in several cities around Indonesia to mark seven years of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's administration, reports...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Fiji celebrated Constitution Day today virtually due to the ongoing civid-19 pandemic crisis, but many see the day as a hollow...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Papua New Guinean chief executives believe the country's entire workforce needs to be vaccinated against covid-19 to be fully productive, says...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Yamin Kogoya Indonesia's most troubled province of Papua is become embroiled in another mass demonstration with protesters barricading provincial government buildings and...