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Drone views of the village of Timbulsloko showing the scale of coastal erosion and sinking flatlands in an area that once used to to...

Crucial to how Indonesia's news outlets cover the environment - and its destruction - is the ownership and vested interests of the media landscape. ...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The European Union and the Pacific Community have signed an agreement to build resilience to future El Niño-related droughts in the...

By Delly Waigeno in Port Moresby Another major road construction in Port Moresby, the Koura Way, is expected to be completed in September. It is being...

By Julianna Waeda in Kerema, Papua New Guinea Although linked by road to Papua New Guinea's capital of Port Moresby and Waigani, Gulf province continues...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Climate change is the central focus of the European Union’s continuing relationship with the Pacific, says the international cooperation chief. Stefano...

By Basten Gokkon in Pontianak, West Kalimantan A timber plantation company is illegally clearing one of Indonesia’s last coastal peat swamp forests, a carbon reservoir...

By Jeremaiah M. Opiniano and Jerome P. Villanueva in Manila Curbing illegal drugs "holistically" is now an explicit mandate as provided by the Philippines government’s...

By Viriya P. Singgih and Grace D. Amianti in Jakarta The Indonesian government has approved the conversion of the contracts of gold and copper miner...

By Peter S. Kinjap in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea government representatives have met with landowner leaders of Hides PLD1 and PLD7 natural gas field...

By Gareth Tredway The Indonesian government’s mining ministry is said to have recommended the granting of a new short-term export permit to Freeport-McMoRan’s Grasberg mine...

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has denied making a deal with Rio Tinto to take up the Bougainville Copper Limited shares offloaded...

ANALYSIS: By La'o Hamutuk in Dili Timor-Leste signed a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) agreement this month with the French company Bolloré to build and operate a...

By Anita Roberts in Port Vila Vanuatu's Prime Minister Charlot Salwai has instructed Infrastructure Minister Jotham Napat to negotiate the second phase of the Chinese-funded...

By Harun Rumbarar in Jayapura Indigenous landowners from the Marap people in Arso in Papua's Keeron regency have this week invoked customary law to take...

By Alex Perrottet in The Fiji Times Severe tropical cyclone Winston unleashed the full force of mother nature on a beautiful country. But the peace and...

By Allison Penjueli in Suva A total of $476.3 million of estimated damages in all sectors was recorded from damages caused by TC Winston, the...

By Anish Chand in Rakiraki, Fiji Rakiraki town, in one of the worst cyclone Winston-ravaged areas in Fiji's northwestern Viti Levu island, is expected to...

OPINION: By Bougainville Freedom Movement Papua New Guinean Prime Minister Peter O'Neill has taken on the portfolio of Bougainville Affairs in his latest cabinet reshuffle. O'Neill...

Report by Pacific Media Watch By Ayomi Amindoni and Victor Mambor in Jayapura President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo of Indonesia has expressed a commitment to resolve a...

Report by Pacific Media Centre Father Francis X. Hezel reviews a new book on climate change corruption and development in the Pacific. And the message...

Report by Pacific Media Centre Welcome to the 4th World Journalism Education Congress that will be held in Auckland, from July 14 to July 16,...