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RNZ Pacific Former prime ministers, an opposition leader, and an ex-central bank governor have added their voices to a growing chorus of concerns about the...

ANALYSIS: By Biman Chand Prasad in Suva The Pacific Islands Forum leaders’ meeting has ended and what is intriguing is the deafening silence on declining...

By Matthew Rosenberg in Gisborne A Gisborne councillor has called into question the mayor’s ability to lead the region forward, saying her background makes it...

RNZ Pacific Vanuatu's Speaker was forced to suspend a special parliamentary sitting today after the opposition and several government MPs did not turn up. They were...

ANALYSIS: By Alexander Gillespie, University of Waikato This week’s White House meeting between NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and US President Joe Biden reflected a...

RNZ Pacific Strengthening democracy and rolling back corruption in the Pacific must be front of mind for Pacific leaders meeting with the US Secretary of...

By Kalino Latu in Auckland Tonga's new Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forests, Viliami Hingano, is currently in New Zealand for medical tests after the...

By Robert Iroga in Honiara The Malaita for Democracy (M4D) group has been declared an illegal organisation because of the alleged role of individuals in...

By Robert Iroga in Honiara Opposition leader Matthew Wale has rejected the prime minister’s claim that he and other opposition members were behind last week's...

By Anish Chand in Suva Of 1000 Fijians surveyed by Transparency International, 11 percent claimed they were asked for sexual favours in exchange for government...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Pacific Islanders believe corruption is a big problem in both their governments and the business sector, says a new report. About one...

By Luke Nacei in Suva Opposition National Federation Party leader Professor Biman Prasad has hit out at the Fiji government, calling on Prime Minister Voreqe...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Pacific scholar and senior university sector leader Toeolesulusulu Dr Damon Salesa has been appointed as the next vice-chancellor of Te Wānanga...

By Samisoni Pareti in Suva A major development out of the besieged University of the South Pacific has meant that two main characters in a...

By Gorethy Kenneth in Port Moresby The Papua New Guinea government’s financial hub was hit by computer hackers last week, holding state officials at ransom,...

COMMENT: By Grubsheet's Graham Davis A public relations disaster for Fiji just as Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum head to Glasgow for...

ANALYSIS: By Ian Kemish, The University of Queensland Things were looking very bad three months ago for both Papua New Guinea and Fiji. The two...

By Richard Naidu in Suva In my household, the 1970s BBC comedy Fawlty Towers is on regular repeat for family entertainment. Only two years ago it...

RNZ Pacific An urgent legal challenge against a shock proclamation by the Samoan head of state is being heard in the Supreme Court Chambers in...

Amid recent months of political turmoil about the region’s premier institution of higher learning, the University of the South Pacific, students have been keen...

By RNZ Pacific The Fiji government has suspended its funding grants to the University of the South Pacific. This comes after months of conflict at the...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk As Guam's health statistics continue to mount, covid-19 has hit the first family, reports the Pacific Island Times. Following Governor Lou Leon...