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By Katrina Tanirau of the Cook islands News Parliament’s Speaker Niki Rattle has ruled against banning Cook Islands News political editor Rashneel Kumar from reporting...

By Sri Krishnamurthi, contributing editor of Pacific Media Watch Cook Islands Members of Parliament want to ban a journalist from Parliament for what they claim...

EDITORIAL: By Jonathan Milne, editor, Cook Islands News For the past few months, our Cook islands Parliamentarians have said repeatedly, “we’re all in this together”....

By RNZ Pacific Fiji police have raided the headquarters of Fiji's National Federation Party, apparently in search of information related to social media posts. In a...

Pacific Media Watch Following yesterday's parliamentary row in the national chamber of Timor-Leste, chaotic scenes were streamed live on social media today for more than...

By Evaristo Soares Martins and Robert Baird in Dili The Vice-President of Timor-Leste's National Parliament, Maria Angelina Sarmento, has been physically removed from a plenary...

By Hans Nicholas Jong in Jakarta Experts have warned that a slate of sweeping deregulation planned by the Indonesian government could prove disastrous for the...

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...