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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...

News headlines with the arrival of the Chinese president in Papua New Guinea for APEC. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Chinese President Xi Jinping...

OPINION: By Barbara Dreaver, 1 News Pacific Correspondent Now that the phosphate dust has settled and the shameless self-promoting headlines about the Pacific being "leeches"...

By Susan Harris Rimmer in Brisbane With all the focus this week on new Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s domestic challenges, less attention has been paid...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A former Bougainville regional vice-president has condemned Australia for political interference over the independence referendum process, saying Canberra would be better...

Tess Newton Cain talks to Ralph Regenvanu During a recent trip to Port Vila, Tess Newton Cain caught up with Ralph Regenvanu, Minister for Foreign...

By Johnny Blades of RNZ Pacific in Wellington Indonesia's influence in the Pacific Islands is growing, but is shadowed by disquiet over its region of...

By Marguerite Afra Sapiie in Jakarta President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad have met for a bilateral talk, exploring issues ranging...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Timor-Leste President Francisco Guterres will make his first official overseas visit to Indonesia this week, reports Antara news agency. President Guterres will...

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets PNG Prime Minister Peter O'Neill in Beijing. Image: CCTV+ Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Chinese President Xi Jinping has met Papua...