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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...

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News Tongan interim Prime Minister ʻAkilisi Pōhiva says he suspected his rejection of a proposal by the Deputy Prime...

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News The government of dismissed democracy Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pōhiva has been urged to take legal actions against King...

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News The Speaker of Tonga’s Legislative Assembly has broken his silence and delivered a statement on air detailing what...

OPINION: By Gary Juffa My advice for Papua New Guinea's new MPs and their staff, minions, hangers on and supporters ... Some words about the middle...

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News King Tupou VI has proclaimed ʻAkilisi Pōhiva’s cabinet will continue on as Tonga's caretaker government, which will run...

Tagata Pasifika's report on the Tongan crisis today. Video: Sun*Pix By Philip Cass in Auckland There was disappointment and fears of violence early today in the...