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There has been much wringing of hands over Nauru’s ban on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation for next month’s Pacific Islands Forum leaders’ summit. But,...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigators have arrested nine people during a raid in Jakarta, including a member of the House of...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Greater Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra) chairperson Prabowo Subianto is encouraging people accept electoral bribes if they are offered basic commodities (sembako)...

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 Jose Belo in Dili, Timor-Leste Timor-Leste's parliamentary elections on May 12 have returned Xanana Gusmao to the Government Palace in Dili in an alliance...

Refugees and asylum seekers on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island have suffered repeated violent attacks and robberies by locals, says Human Rights Watch. Video:...

Talk to Al Jazeera in the Field programme features Tommy Suharto. Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Suharto political dynasty is being revived in Indonesia, reports Al...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk In the elections held in French Polynesia over the weekend, the ruling party of President Edouard Fritch scored a decisive victory...

By Sylvester Gawi in Lae The greatest challenge facing journalism in Papua New Guinea today is that there is no freedom of the press. Journalists...

By Kharishar Kahfi in Jakarta The Jakarta Corruption Court judges today sentenced former House of Representatives Speaker Setya Novanto to 15 years in prison after...

By Ronald Tito'ona in Honiara Local journalists in the Solomon Islands have been again reminded of their watchdog role by keeping the government accountable in the...

By Moses Ompusunggu in Jakarta Indonesia's Jakarta Corruption Court has sentenced suspended Southeast Sulawesi governor Nur Alam to 12 years in prison in a case...

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News The king’s noble and former Prime Minister, Lord Tu’ivakanō has been charged with passport offences, money laundering and...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Members of Parliament today elected Rick Houenipwela, MP for Small Malaita, as Prime Minister of Solomon Islands in a 33-16 vote...

Papua New Guinea's prime minister, Peter O’Neill, has successfully obtained a stay order in the Supreme Court preventing his arrest. This comes pending a review...

By Nellie Setepano in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea's National Court has dismissed stay orders preventing the arrest of Prime Minister Peter O’Neill. This means police...

As polling draws to a close in Papua New Guinea this weekend and with counting still underway, Pacific Media Watch looks back at the...

A citizens video appealing to Papua New Guinean citizens to beat corruption and "vote for change". Video: Mangi PNG By Kiwiana Ngabung in Port Moresby Transparency International...

"Like the anti-Marcos resistance four decades back, the only certainty members of the anti-fascist front can count on is that they’re doing the right...

By Pia Ranada in Manila President Rodrigo Duterte has warned that he will fire more government personnel in "coming days". "In the coming days, I'm going...

By Ainur Rohmah in Jakarta Police will investigate the allegations made by a former head of an Indonesian anti-corruption body who has accused an ex-president...

Heads roll and investigations begin over the Manumanu defence land deal. Video: EMTV By Gynnie Kero in Port Moresby Two Papua New Guinea cabinet ministers have...