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By Kalino Lātū, editor of Kaniva News   Tonga's Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pōhiva says he believes an appeal by Tongasat against a Supreme Court ruling over...

By Litia Cava in Suva Former Prime Minister and Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) leader Sitiveni Rabuka is now sure to contest the 2018 general...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Two New Zealand activists have raised thousands of dollars through crowdfunding after an Israeli court fined them for their role in...

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News A petition calling for a lawsuit to be filed against two former prime ministers of Tonga for their...

By Rambo Talabong in Manila Outspoken critic Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has become the second opposition senator to be arrested under the Duterte presidency. A team...

Nepal has recently updated its legal system with new civil and criminal  codes. However, writes Rahul Bhattarai of Asia Pacific Report, failure to consult...

By RNZ Pacific A senior French Polynesian politician has been fined for defaming the president Edouard Fritch during the election campaign in April. The criminal court...

By Ismira Lutfia Tisnadibrata in Dili East Timor’s outgoing Prime Minister Dr Mari Alkatiri says that after almost two decades of separation from Indonesia, the...

On his way back home from Port Moresby to Verona in Italy during a stopover in Singapore, Dr Albert Schram wrote a lengthy article...

By Keith Jackson in Noosa In a shock development in Papua New Guinea's Schram case, the former vice-chancellor of the PNG University of Technology has...

BRIEFING: By Erin Harris The decision to terminate a long-standing arrangement that saw the Australian High Court act as a partial appellate court for Nauru,...

By Scott Waide in Lae A group of customary landowners in Papua New Guinea has regained access to their land following a significant legal victory...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on the Philippine authorities to stop hounding Rappler, after officials confirmed that a previously dismissed...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A former Chief Justice of Papua New Guinea, Sir Arnold Amet, today condemned the actions of the beleagured Electoral Commissioner in...

Andrew Thomas reporting from Port Moresby on the issues at stake in this month's general election in Papua New Guinea. Video: Al Jazeera Pacific Media...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A Papua New Guinean court has banned political blogger Martyn Namorong from publishing "defamatory remarks" about Electoral Commissioner Patilias Gamato and...

Hamilton law student Sarah Thomson speaking about her court case against the NZ government. Video: Greenpeace NZ A New Zealand law student is battling the...

Pacific Media Watch News Desk Tongan Prime Minister ʻAkilisi Pōhiva has hit back at reports that he told a press conference that “Chinese businesses in...

EMTV News report of the court hearing in Port Moresby yesterday. By Sally Pokiton in Port Moresby The trial against Iranian refugee Loghman Sawari, who fled...

By Vijay Narayan and Semi Turaga in Suva Fiji's Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions Lee Burney has informed the High Court in Suva that the...

Senator Leila de Lima has branded President Rodrigo Duterte a "sociopathic serial killer" after he was accused of ordering drug killings. Video: Pinas Trends A...

Senator Leila de Lima says her camp and police agreed the arrest would happen on Friday, but they were dismayed to find out the...