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By Sri Krishnamurthi in Suva In a dramatic afternoon, more than 1000 people sang Fijian songs of jubilation as Chief-Justice Anthony Gates dismissed the appeal...

By Litia Cava in Suva The Fijian Elections Office (FEO) will keep an eye to ensure that the blackout period is respected, says Supervisor of...

By Sri Krishnamurthi in Suva FijiFirst is expected to win Fiji’s second post-coup general election in eight years - but by what majority? The opposition Social...

By Rahul Bhattarai in Auckland Fijians are counting down for their general election on Wednesday after early voting that started on November 5. Prime Minister Voreqe...

By Hannah Sinclair of SBS in Lautoka Fiji Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says the country’s restrictive media laws are not affecting next week's general election. Journalists...

By Adi Anasseini Civavonovono Amnesty International has called on political parties and candidates to respect, fulfill and promote human rights for all after revealing that...

By Kaelyn Dekarube in Suva As part of their coverage of the 2018 Fiji general election this month, University of the South Pacific student journalists...

By RNZ Pacific Fiji's electoral authorities have urged voters to exercise their democratic right and vote in the general election which has been set for...

By Sri Krishnamurthi of the Pacific Media Centre Fiji's Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) leader Sitiveni Rabuka is confident of winning government benches in the...

Fiji's National Federation Party (NFP) leader, Professor Biman Prasad could find himself in the same position as New Zealand’s deputy prime minister and leader...

As Fiji lurches towards stability and democracy, the military’s overwhelming presence is a reminder of what once was, and could happen again, as the...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders has condemned the seven-year prison sentences imposed on two Reuters reporters in the Myanmar city of Yangon yesterday...

With the date for this year’s second Fiji general election since the 2006 coup yet to be announced, one of the questions is will...

By Bastian Tebai in Surabaya Indonesian police last night arrested 49 Papuan students who live at the Kamasan Papuan Dormitory in the East Java provincial...

By Andrea Carson in Melbourne   If you value the media’s watchdog role in democracy, then the opening words in the deal enabling Channel Nine to...

COMMENT: By Miranda Ward on Red Ink The Nauru government’s refusal to allow the ABC from entering the country to cover the upcoming Pacific Islands...

A diverse group of scholars discuss "resetting" New Zealand’s Pacific-oriented foreign policy agenda. Video: Blessen Tom/NZ Institute of Pacific Research By Sri Krishnamurthi Debate has...

By RNZ Pacific Fiji's prime minister Voreqe Bainimarama has again hit out at opposition parties, calling them liars and accusing them of sowing division in...

By Martyn Bradbury, editor of The Daily Blog I was fortunate enough to get a guest ticket to go along with Voyager to the NZ...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Australian journalist and academic who spent more than a year in an Egyptian prison has welcomed Foreign Minister Julie Bishop's...

FLASHBACK: Jale Moala, a former editor of the Fiji Daily Post, recalls the day of Fiji's coup. It's the morning of 14 May 1987, just...

By Michael Leach in Dili After a tense month-long campaign and two rest days, East Timorese cast their votes today in the Timor-Leste's latest parliamentary...