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Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Indonesia's West Papua province has again been recorded as having the worst democracy index in the republic, reports CNN Indonesia. This year...

Pacific Media Watch Australia's ABC has revealed the Australian Federal Police (AFP) recommendation regarding the Afghan Files investigative journalism report is for the Commonwealth DPP...

By Evaristo Soares Martins and Robert Baird in Dili The Vice-President of Timor-Leste's National Parliament, Maria Angelina Sarmento, has been physically removed from a plenary...

Jamela Alindogan reports on journalists in the Philippines protesting and demanding better protection of press freedoms. Video: Al Jazeera By Neil Joshua N. Servallos in...

By RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Peter O'Neill has finally resigned. O'Neill told Parliament today he had tendered his resignation to the Governor-General this...

By Johnny Blades of RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea's opposition says it is withdrawing its motion of no confidence against Prime Minister Peter O'Neill, but is likely to...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Papua New Guinea Prime Minister’s call to “crack down” on social media has created immediate controversy, with politicians and journalists...

By Walter Zweifel for RNZ Dateline Pacific New Caledonia's anti-independence parties have retained their slim majority in the 54-member Congress made up of members from...

By Michael Andrew Media freedom in Melanesia will be the focus of the next edition of Pacific Journalism Review in partnership the Melanesian Media...

By Rosalie Nongebatu, editor of Wansolwara A Solomon Islands academic says the only body that can find a legitimate solution to his country’s current crisis...

Police say some people decided to take the law into their own hands and marched through some streets of the capital, fighting, causing public...

By Karina M. Tehusijarana in Jakarta A quick count conducted by the Centre for Strategic and International Studies and Cyrus Network indicates that President Joko...

By Koroi Hawkins of RNZ Pacific Independent and returning MPs dominate the line-up for Solomon Islands new Parliament with all the results in from last...

By RNZ Pacific The Commonwealth observer group has commended the commitment of the people of Solomon Islands to participating peacefully in last Wednesday's national election. In...

By SIBC Two women have been elected out of the 25 female candidates who contested last week's Solomon Islands general election, officials have declared. They are...

By Ofani Eremae in Honiara Former Solomon Islands prime minister Manasseh Sogavare has been returned for his sixth term in Parliament after retaining his East...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk In a report titled China's Pursuit of a New World Media Order, the Paris-based global watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has...

By Ainur Rohmah in Jakarta Fake news and hate speech are inundating Indonesia on and offline with the country’s general election just two months away...

By Koroi Tadulala in Suva The role of women in every segment of society is vital and this is slowly been reflected through more women...

By Sri Krishnamurthi “Fake News” was the catch phrase of the 2018 Fiji Elections – the second democratic elections since Commodore, now Prime Minister, Voreqe...

EDITORIAL COMMENT: By Fred Wesley, editor-in-chief of The Fiji Times Yesterday marked the end of the 2018 Fiji General Election. It marked the end of a...

By Wansolwara Staff It’s official. FijiFirst has narrowly won the 2018 general election in Fiji, raking in 227,241 votes (50.02 percent) from 2173 stations counted...