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Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A video of Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama grabbing and shoving an opposition MP has gone viral. The video emerged on the Facebook...

By RNZ Media are a crucial part of the democratic process and accessibility to politicians is key to informing the public, say Pacific journalists visiting...

Embattled Prime Minister Peter O'Neill explains why he has gone to the Supreme Court to seek clarification on the vote of no-confidence procedure under...

Prime Minister Peter O'Neill steps down from the top job and hands over the reigns to Sir Julius Chan, leader of Peoples Progress Party....

By EMTV News Papua New Guinea's political opposition has gone on the offensive, accusing Prime Minister Peter O'Neill's government of attempting to delay and defeat...

By RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea's Police Commissioner says investigations are ongoing into officers who took part in a rampage through Parliament last year. Last November,...

By RNZ Pacific The group known as the Nauru 19 will go back to court next week in what will be the first sitting of...

By Giff Johnson in Majuro for RNZ Pacific Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine has survived a vote of no confidence with parliament, the Nitijela, split evenly...

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...

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...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Oro Governor Garry Juffa says the people of PNG find it "frightening" and "alarming"  that the Papua New Guinea government is...

A near confrontation on the floor of Parliament on Friday, with the Papua New Guinea Opposition walking out in protest over the referral of...

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News The government of Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pōhiva has planned an audience with the King of Tonga after a...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk With more than 99 percent of votes counted in the poll, Timor-Leste's opposition Alliance of Change for Progress (AMP) was leading...

By Michael Leach in Dili After a tense month-long campaign and two rest days, East Timorese cast their votes today in the Timor-Leste's latest parliamentary...

By Kharishar Kahfi in Jakarta The Jakarta Corruption Court judges today sentenced former House of Representatives Speaker Setya Novanto to 15 years in prison after...

By Ryan Dagur in Jakarta A wave of protests has swept Indonesia in recent days after legislation criminalising criticism of lawmakers took effect last week. President...

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News The king’s noble and former Prime Minister, Lord Tu’ivakanō has been charged with passport offences, money laundering and...

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News As Tonga struggles to recover from Cyclone Gita, authorities are looking for somewhere to host the next Parliamentary...

OPINION: Open letter by Charles Scheiner, Pamela Sexton and John M. Miller of ETAN The people of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste will today celebrate...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Members of Parliament today elected Rick Houenipwela, MP for Small Malaita, as Prime Minister of Solomon Islands in a 33-16 vote...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk After two weeks of controversy, Pangu Pati leader Sam Basil and most of his party have split with Papua New Guinea's...