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Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Indonesia's former coloniser, the Netherlands, has become the 83rd international state calling for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to...

By Laurens Ikinia in Auckland US President-elect Joe Biden’s pledge to rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement is “fresh air” news for Pacific Islands countries, say...

By RNZ News Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says it is important for New Zealand to have tight connections with the US on big global issues...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama is reported to have become the first world leader to publicly congratulate US President-elect Joe Biden...

By Grubsheet Feejee publisher Graham Davis Reports are emerging of a serious diplomatic incident in Suva 10 days ago in which two Chinese diplomats from...

By Philip Cass in Auckland “Tonga does not interfere in other nations’ own affairs.” That was the carefully measured response from Prime Minister Pōhiva Tu’i’onetoa to the...

By Kaniva News Senior officials from Australia’s Foreign Affairs Department have admitted they are investigating  the concept of a “grand compact” with some small Pacific...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Brisbane-based Alliance for Journalists’ Freedom calls for Chinese authorities to provide due process to Australian television journalist Cheng Lei and...

By RNZ Pacific The New Zealand Consul-General to the French Pacific, Bruce Shepherd, has died. According to Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes website, Shepherd died of a heart...

By RNZ Pacific A Solomon Islands province has agreed to lease a large island to a Chinese developer to develop into a special economic zone,...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Indonesia has denied New Zealand diplomats’ requests to visit Papua and assess the conflict and human rights situation in the turbulent...

By Jamie Tahana of RNZ Pacific Taiwan suffered two major diplomatic blows in the Pacific this week with both the Solomon Islands and Kiribati severing...

By RNZ Pacific Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen has said she "regrets and strongly condemns" the Solomon Islands' decision to establish diplomatic relations with China. The Solomons...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Chinese authorities should immediately release Australian writer Yang Hengjun and drop all charges against him, says the New York-based Committee to...

COMMENTARY: By Yamin Kogoya in Auckland More than 50 years of "torture" has been inflicted on the Papuan people by the Indonesian government. With the...

By Godwin Ligo in Port Vila Vanuatu’s first President and one of the founding fathers of political Independence, Ati George Sokomanu, is calling on the...

By RNZ Pacific The Solomon Islands government should exercise caution as it considers whether to maintain diplomatic ties with Taiwan or switch to China, an...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Both the Australian and New Zealand governments have pledged to continue and increase financial aid to the Solomon Islands. Australian Prime Minister...

A West Papuan academic's response to the Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister’s opinion article in The Jakarta Post. ANALYSIS: By Yamin Kogoya Lst Thursday, The Jakarta Post...

By Anya Imandin The right answer to the wrong question over the Brexit referendum is still the wrong answer, says an Auckland University of Technology...

NZ Foreign Minister Winston Peters announces a K22 million (NZ$10 million) aid project to help polio vaccination for Papua New Guineans at the St...

Speeches made by US Vice-President Mike Pence and Chinese President Xi Jinping to the APEC delegates during the leaders summit in Port Moresby at...