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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 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...

By Kalino Lātū, editor of Kaniva News Tongan Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pōhiva told his supporters that if he had really wanted to take away people’s...

By Philip Cass of Kaniva News Tonga's Democrats have won 14 seats today in the snap election in the only Pacific kingdom, giving them enough...

By Philip Cass The general election tomorrow is crucial for the people of Tonga, says Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland. Baroness Scotland said the elections would strengthen...

OPINION: By Martyn Bradbury, editor of The Daily Blog Any suggestion - such as by much of the mainstream media - that the Labour Party...

OPINION: By Martyn Bradbury, editor of The Daily Blog In 2014, New Zealanders shrugged off dirty politics and mass surveillance lies and then voted National...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk On the eve of New Zealand’s 2017 general election, Pacific Media Watch reports on whether West Papua features in the human...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk New Zealand's High Commissioner in Samoa, David Nicholson, cast the first vote for the upcoming New Zealand general election from the...

Tagata Pasifika's report on the Tongan crisis today. Video: Sun*Pix By Philip Cass in Auckland There was disappointment and fears of violence early today in the...

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News King Tupou VI of Tonga has officially dissolved Tongaʻs Parliament effective from Thursday, dismissing democracy Prime Minister 'Akilisi...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A former Chief Justice of Papua New Guinea, Sir Arnold Amet, today condemned the actions of the beleagured Electoral Commissioner in...

ANALYSIS: By Keith Jackson The headlines variously read "O'Neill 'invited' to form government", "O'Neill gets tap to form government" and "People's National Congress invited to...

EMTV News reports on the election writs court order. Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Ombudsman Commission has obtained an interim court order to extend the return...

By Elizah Palme in Wabag, Papua New Guinea Duty called for two police officers and other members of Papua New Guinea's Mt Hagen Mobile Squad...

Tension is high in Mt Hagen after the declaration of former Public Enterprises Minister William Duma - illegally, claim critics, before the counting of...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned many media freedom violations during the general elections held in Papua New Guinea from 24...

The emergence of opposition parties in Timor-Leste's parliamentary election this weekend shows growing dissatisfaction with the status quo, reports SBS from Dili. Former Prime Minister...

By Scott Waide in Port Moresby With time running out before the official end of Papua New Guinea's elections, partners of the Peter O’Neill-led coalition...

ANALYSIS: By Dr Michael Leach in Dili Twenty-one parties will contest 65 parliamentary seats and decide who governs Timor-Leste in national elections this Saturday. In a...

EMTV News interview with PNC leader Peter O'Neill after the Morobe defeats. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Despite losing four People's National Congress (PNC)...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Statistical indicators suggest the Peter O’Neill government in Papua New Guinea has used its power of incumbency to "cook the books"...