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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 Leilani Sitagata in Auckland Sia Caldwell made a big shift across the ocean at the start of this year to South Korea to teach...

By Leilani Sitagata in Auckland A viral spread of photos and videos from last week's fatal crash at Nabou has highlighted a need for education...

Many Samoans are angry over a threat by the prime minister earlier this year to ban the social media platform Facebook amid growing pressure...

Papua New Guinea threatened to temporarily ban Facebook earlier this year. With the APEC conference looming in November, the question remains whether this was...

Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai, the Minister responsible for Telecommunications, has informed Parliament that a cyber crime bill currently being developed will address the...

BRIEFING: By Geraldine Panapasa in Suva Like it or not, social media has become part and parcel of almost everyday discussions. Whether it’s talk about the...

BRIEFING: By David Robie in Manipal, India “Fake news” combined with a lack of critical media judgment by many in the millennial generation is a...

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...

OPINION: By Scott Waide in Lae Maybe it was a slip of the tongue or a misinterpreted statement… But there is no doubt that whatever...

By Melisha Yafoi in Beijing Students studying in Beijing, China, have described the move by Papua New Guinea's Communications Minister Sam Basil to suspend Facebook...

By Sylvester Gawi in Lae The greatest challenge facing journalism in Papua New Guinea today is that there is no freedom of the press. Journalists...

By Sarah Joseph in Melbourne Facebook has had a bad few weeks. The social media giant had to apologise for failing to protect the personal...

ANALYSIS: By Jess Hopkinson and Holly Driscoll Social media is a new phenomenon which enables easy and instant access to voters. Papua New Guinea’s freedom...

Translated by Khairiah A. Rahman The Facebook account of Afi Nihaya Faradisa, an Indonesian high school student from the village of Banyuwangi in eastern Java...

By Nasik Swami in Suva A Fiji opposition party has called for the immediate dismissal of Ashwin Raj as both chair of the Media Industry...

Launch of the Free West Papua Campaigns 2017 global petition calling for an internationally-supervised vote for West Papua at Westminster last week. Video: Pouk...

Media monitors say Myanmar's restrictive media laws raise concerns about press freedom under the government of Aung San Suu Kyi, who is well-known for...

New Zealand news media are “ignoring” the biggest story in the Pacific region in spite of a social media revolution taking the storytelling to...

By Bob Makin in Port Vila Vanuatu's Public Service Commission is forbidding government workers from accessing social media, Radio Vanuatu News reports today. This was decided...

Samoa's Office of the Ombudsman has received a number of complaints in relation to the controversial article “Suicide in Church Hall” published on the...