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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...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Chinese model of state-controlled news and information is being copied in other Asian countries, especially Vietnam and Cambodia, says the...

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...

TRIBUTE: By Geoff Lealand in Auckland David Beatson, broadcaster, editor, journalist, public intellectual and media visionary, proposed a new, or renewed, role for New Zealand...

BRIEFING: Special report by Jodesz Gavilan and Sofia Tomacruz in Manila Human rights activists say that the conduct of both physical and communication surveillance is...

By Nasik Swami in Suva Fiji might see its first woman prime minister after this year's general election, predicts New Zealand-based political sociologist Professor Steven...

ANALYSIS: By Marites Dañguilan Vitug in Manila A year ago, the White House barred some members of the press from attending an informal briefing, a...

By Paterno Esmaquel II in Manila Bishops have called for vigilance in the face of a "creeping dictatorship," as the Philippines marked the 32nd anniversary...

OPINION: Open letter by Charles Scheiner, Pamela Sexton and John M. Miller of ETAN The people of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste will today celebrate...