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By Sri Krishnamurthi, contributing editor of Pacific Media Watch Homegrown Australian television shows to the tune of $17.1 million will be broadcast in the Pacific...

An Al Jazeera report on the protests and rioting in Papua this week in response to the racist attack in Surabaya. ANALYSIS: By David Robie Indonesia’s...

By RNZ Pacific Tuvalu's Prime Minister has condemned the Australian Prime Minister's conduct at last week's Pacific Islands Forum, calling Scott Morrison's attitude "unfortunate" and "neo-colonial,"...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Eighteen leaders from the Pacific region met for 12 hours at the 50th Pacific Islands Forum meeting with Australia holding out...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Wording has played a crucial role in a reportedly "fierce" Pacific Islands Forum in Tuvalu with Australia allegedly managing to alter...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk By Makereta Komai in Funafuti, Tuvalu Tonga’s Prime Minister, 'Akilisi Pohiva, has delivered a stinging attack against regionalism and the Pacific Islands...

By RNZ Pacific Australia looks to have succeeded in watering down language on climate change in the communiqué of today's Pacific Islands Forum leaders' summit...

By Matthew Vari in Funafuti, Tuvalu Relocation is a cheap option for sinking island countries - but "we are going to stay", vows Tuvalu Prime...

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...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Human rights violations in West Papua are to be given priority at the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting in Tuvalu next week. According...

By RNZ Pacific Pacific leaders have declared a climate crisis in the region and are demanding an end to coal mining. The declaration was signed by...

By Kristen Lyons of the University of Queensland Climate change threatens Australia in many different ways, and can devastate rural and urban communities alike. For...

By Johnny Blades of RNZ Pacific Franz Albert Joku, a former leading West Papuan independence campaigner who changed sides and became an Indonesian government supporter,...

By RNZ Pacific A leading New Caledonian pro-independence politician, Victor Tutugoro, says governments of Melanesian countries have quietly supported the New Caledonian independence cause. Tutugoro, second...

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...

By Leilani Sitagata Becoming a journalist wasn’t always on the radar for a young Pasifika reporter from Auckland who covered the Pacific Islands Forum leaders'...

Support was widespread for journalist Barbara Dreaver’s detention at the Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru earlier this month. But, reports Maxine Jacobs for Asia...

The Western Pacific post for the World Health Organisation is a vitally important role for the region. However, reports Sri Krishnamurthi for Asia Pacific...

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News Tongan community leaders and top scholars in New Zealand will complain to the Human Rights Commission against broadcaster...

OPINION: By Barbara Dreaver, 1 News Pacific Correspondent Now that the phosphate dust has settled and the shameless self-promoting headlines about the Pacific being "leeches"...

ANALYSIS: By Joanne Wallis Australia’s new Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne probably envied New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s welcome at this week’s Pacific...

By Royson Willie in Port Vila The Pacific Islands Forum has supported "constructive engagement" with Indonesia over "elections and human rights" at this week's leaders...