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By Marjorie Finkeo in Port Moresby Allegations of young women being traded for votes in several parts of the Highlands region during Papua New Guinea's...

By Thierry Lepani in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea's Justice Minister and Madang MP Bryan Kramer has been referred to the Public Prosecutor by the...

RNZ Pacific Strengthening democracy and rolling back corruption in the Pacific must be front of mind for Pacific leaders meeting with the US Secretary of...

RNZ Pacific French Polynesia's former president Gaston Flosse says he is in mourning because the French state has signed his political death by banning him...

RNZ Pacific France's highest court has upheld a corruption conviction of French Polynesia's former president Gaston Flosse, effectively ending his political career. It confirmed a 2020...

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...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Ella Kelleher The violent protests which erupted in major cities across Kazakhstan over the past week, fueled by the people’s fury over...

By Sri Krishnamurthi for Asia-Pacific Report Allegations of corruption, nepotism and bad governance at the Lautoka-based University of Fiji have been made by a whistleblower...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Alexander Rheeney It was probably one of those rare times when I “became the news” as a journalist. I had accompanied Greenpeace activists...

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...

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...

By Anish Chand in Suva Of 1000 Fijians surveyed by Transparency International, 11 percent claimed they were asked for sexual favours in exchange for government...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Pacific Islanders believe corruption is a big problem in both their governments and the business sector, says a new report. About one...

PNG Post-Courier Papua New Guinea -- a country faced with a depressed economy and its public health system on the brink of total collapse due...

COMMENT: By Grubsheet's Graham Davis A public relations disaster for Fiji just as Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum head to Glasgow for...

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...

By Agus Pabika in Jayapura President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's visit to Papua last weekend to officially open Indonesia's National Games (PON XX) and officiate a...

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2021 announced in Oslo today. Video: Rappler livestream Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Rappler chief executive Maria Ressa of the Philippines and...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The criminalisation of activists -- including those in West Papua -- in 2019 and 2020 has been cited as one of...

By Frank Rai in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea's National Fraud and Anti Corruption Directorate is a "sleeping giant" resting beneath the hills of Konedobu...

By Phoebe Gwangilo in Port Moresby Anti-corruption efforts in Papua New Guinea have received a major boost of €5.4 million (about K21.7 million) in funding...

By Irfan Kamil in Jakarta Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) has condemned the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) under the leadership of Firli Bahuri as an "authoritarian...