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Vanuatu says New Zealand should get on the right side of history and support West Papuan self-determination. However, reports James Halpin of Asia Pacific...

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 the Vanuatu Independent The Vanuatu government has appointed Lora Lini, daughter of founding prime minister Father Walter Lini, as special envoy for West Papua. United...

BRIEFING: By Ben Bohane in Port Vila China ... China ... China ... All the talk is of increasing Chinese influence in our region. But this...

Papua New Guinean Prime Minister Peter O’Neill says the Melanesian Spearhead Group has made solid progress under the chairmanship of Solomon Islands. Video: EMTV...

By Len Garae in Port Vila The executive of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has complied with Papua New Guinean Prime Minister...

ANALYSIS: By Joey Tau in Suva Vanuatu is the latest Melanesian state to express reservations on the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER) agreement...

ANALYSIS: By Dan McGarry in Port Vila Last month, New Zealand-based analyst Jose Sousa-Santos commented on Twitter that “Indonesia’s attempt at buying support from the...

West Papua will be granted full membership of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) in December, 2016. The Vanuatu Daily Post reported that the announcement was...

A new report detailing the human rights abuses in West Papua has been published this week. The research aims to convince Pacific leaders on...

By Nadia Marai in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea has threatened to stop trading with Fiji because of "unnecessary" trade restrictions on PNG products. Trade, Commerce...

OPINION: By Herman Wainggai In 2002, West Papuan leaders and I traveled to Fiji to urge leaders of the PIF to support West Papua. I also...

By Pasifik in Honiara Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai says the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) has failed the people of West Papua. The MSG last night...

By Sir Michael Somare The four Melanesian prime ministers of Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and Fiji will come together in Honiara, Solomon Islands...

By Shiyal Devi in Lautoka, Fiji The Melanesian Spearhead Group is expected to deliberate on West Papua's bid to become a full member of the...

By Godwin Ligo in Port Vila The Vanuatu Ambassador to Brussels, Roy Mickey Joy, says the Melanesian Spearhead Group  is too politicised, has lost its...

By Johnny Blades of Radio NZ International The United Liberation Movement for West Papua claims Indonesia is paranoid about regional efforts to seek accurate information...

By Len Garae in Port Vila West Papuan leaders, through the Vanuatu Free West Papua Association in Port Vila, have rejected the Indonesian government’s statement...

OPINION: By Veronica Koman When outsiders think of Papua, it may be to puzzle over why protests there seem never-ending. They may assume the main...

By Jane Joshua in Port Vila Solomon Islands Prime Minister and chairman of the Melanesian Spearhead Group, Manasseh Sogavare, has revealed that the Solomon Islands...

An historic step on the road to freedom for West Papua has been taken in London. At a meeting of the International Parliamentarians for West...