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REFLECTIONS: By Robbie Robertson and Akosita Tamanisau in Melbourne The pictures of Professor Pal Ahluwalia, the vice-chancellor of the University of the South Pacific...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned a proposed cyber-security law in Myanmar that would organise online censorship and force social media...

ANALYSIS: By Kalinga Seneviratne Both coverage in the Asian press and statements by neighbouring Asian governments reported in the media on the grabbing of exclusive...

By Lice Movono in Suva Former Fiji Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase died early today at the Oceania Hospital in Suva, following a short illness. Confirming the...

By Sri Krishnamurthi of Asia-Pacific Report A repentant Sitiveni Rabuka, the Fiji military strongman who sparked off the country's "coup culture" in 1987, admits he...

As Fiji lurches towards stability and democracy, the military’s overwhelming presence is a reminder of what once was, and could happen again, as the...

With the date for this year’s second Fiji general election since the 2006 coup yet to be announced, one of the questions is will...

By RNZ Pacific The leader of Fiji's main opposition party, Sitiveni Rabuka, was today charged by anti-corruption investigators, apparently over "anomalies" in his financial declarations. The...

FLASHBACK: Jale Moala, a former editor of the Fiji Daily Post, recalls the day of Fiji's coup. It's the morning of 14 May 1987, just...

BOOKS: David Robie, editor of Pacific Journalism Review When Commodore (now rear admiral retired and an elected prime minister) Voreqe Bainimarama staged Fiji’s fourth "coup...

By Litia Cava in Suva Social Democratic Liberal Party leader and former military coup maker Sitiveni Rabuka says the rioting and assault on some Fijians...

Indonesia's military says it is reporting an online news site to the police after it wrote about an Intercept story alleging current and retired...

Dr Shailendra Singh reviews a new edition of Don't Spoil My Beautiful Face. Above all, David Robie’s Don’t Spoil My Beautiful Face: Media, Mayhem  and...

ANALYSIS: By John Braddock Fiji’s Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama used what would normally have been a bland official speech in Suva earlier this month to...

By Mong Palatino in Manila Indonesia’s Golkar party wants former strongman General Suharto to be declared a national hero. In the Philippines, President-elect Rodrigo Duterte...

Democracy has died and been reborn several times in different countries in the region, writes Mong Palatino. On March 2, 1962, General Ne Win led...