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By Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific reporter Australia's new security pact with the US and the UK has touched a nerve at the core of Pacific...

ANALYSIS: By Alexander Gillespie, University of Waikato We live, to borrow a phrase, in interesting times. The pandemic aside, relations between the superpowers are tense....

RNZ Pacific A New Zealand explorer who trekked in West Papua before Indonesian rule says he is saddened to see what colonisation has done to...

ANALYSIS: By Diana Bossio, Swinburne University of Technology Facebook this week made good on its threat to block Australians from accessing or posting news content....

ANALYSIS: By Clive Williams, Australian National University Tensions are running high in the Middle East in the waning days of the Trump administration. Over the weekend,...

ANALYSIS: By James Laurenceson, University of Technology Sydney Great power competition in the Asia-Pacific region has been building for years. But covid-19 has turbo-charged the...

ANALYSIS: By Sheldon Chanel in Suva The uproar over the recent fisticuffs between Chinese and Taiwanese diplomats in Fiji may have subsided, with the Fijian...

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...

ANALYSIS: By Christian Downie, Australian National University When the US formally left the Paris climate agreement, Joe Biden tweeted that “in exactly 77 days, a...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Sri Krishnamurthi of Pacific Media Watch In this new covid-19 world, environmental and climate crisis defenders are developing new ways to cope...

ANALYSIS: By Crispin Maslog A mad race to produce a vaccine against covid-19 has begun with the world’s superpowers leading the pack. At stake are...

By Sri Krishnamurthi, contributing editor of Pacific Media Watch In an innovative new development, Internews' Earth Journalism Network (EJN) will partner with the Pacific Media...

By Bernadette Carreon, RNZ Pacific Palau correspondent Palau's President says the World Health Organisation's neglect of Taiwan has endangered, not only Taiwanese, but people everywhere. In...

ANALYSIS: By Haiqing Yu of RMIT University and Michael Keane of Curtin University China has gradually emerged out of its shadow of despair as the...

China’s rise in the Asia-Pacific region has the entire globe assessing how the future of the region might look. Delegates at February’s QS Summit...

ANALYSIS: By Johnny Blades of RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape has embarked on a state visit to New Zealand. It is...

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...

By Jamie Tahana of RNZ Pacific There was a frenetic energy outside the Sir Tomasi Puapua Convention Centre on Sunday, where the finishing touches were...

By RNZ Pacific The governor of Papua New Guinea's Manus Province has hinted that he could obstruct Australia's bid to build a naval port on...

By Scott Waide Papua New Guinea’s freedoms of speech, expression and access to information were challenged yesterday when Chinese officials barred both local and non-Chinese media from attending meetings...

COMMENTARY: By Scott Waide In November every year, the Papua New Guinean National budget usually takes centre stage. But not this year. This week, the 2019 budget...