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By Trevor Wahune in Port Moresby A five-man Supreme Court bench has quashed by a majority decision National Court temporary orders that have stayed the...

By Soli Wilson in Apia Heavy rain early today failed to deter more than 1000 Human Rights Protection Party (HRPP) supporters who gathered in front...

RNZ Pacific Samoa's Supreme Court has ruled that the FAST party's swearing in at Parliament last month was illegal. But it has also ruled that Parliament...

RNZ Pacific The Court of Appeal in Samoa says its ruling from June 2 on the sixth women's seat cannot be used to delay the...

RNZ Pacific Vanuatu Supreme Court judge Justice Oliver Saksak has upheld a decision by the former Speaker of Parliament to expel 19 government MPs from...

RNZ Pacific Vanuatu Supreme Court judge Justice Oliver Saksak has granted a stay on the vacation of 19 seats in the country's Parliament. On Tuesday, the...

RNZ Pacific The speaker of the Vanuatu Parliament has declared the seats of the prime minister, the deputy prime minister and 16 other government MPs...

EDITORIAL: By the Samoa Observer's editorial board Amid a mountainload of work this week in the Attorney-General’s Office – as the caretaker government’s lawyers...

By Barbara Dreaver, TVNZ One News Pacific correspondent Samoa’s deepening political crisis has taken yet another turn today after the Attorney-General’s office launched an astounding...

By Jamie Tahana, RNZ Pacific journalist Samoa's constitutional crisis deepened today with the party that commands the majority of seats locked out of Parliament, but...

By Sina Retzlaff in Apia Samoa's Parliament will convene tomorrow as originally planned The Supreme Court has issued orders to uphold the original proclamation, dated 20...

RNZ Pacific An urgent legal challenge against a shock proclamation by the Samoan head of state is being heard in the Supreme Court Chambers in...

By Lagi Keresoma in Apia Samoa's Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal by the Human Rights Protection Party (HRPP) against the Supreme Court’s ruling...

RNZ Pacific Samoa's Head of State has agreed to convene Parliament in order to swear in the members elected in April's general election after weeks...

RNZ Pacific The struggle to decide Samoa's government is headed back to court, as both main political parties continue to stand firm on their beliefs...

By Lagi Keresoma in Apia The new elections in Samoa called by the Head of State for this Friday, May 21, cannot proceed as they...

RNZ News Samoa's Supreme Court has thrown out the Head of State's decision to call a second election, clearing the path for the newcomer FAST...

RNZ News Samoa is to hear on Monday whether fresh elections will go ahead next week. The Supreme Court heard challenges yesterday to the new ballot...

RNZ Pacific The decision by Samoa's head of state to call a second election will be challenged in the courts, as the country's month-long political...

By RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea's Supreme Court has dismissed a legal challenge over the election of James Marape as prime minister last year. The challenge...

By Felipe F. Salvosa II in Manila Solicitor-General Jose Calida asked the Supreme Court today to issue a gag order against ABS-CBN, claiming the Philippines’...

By Lian Buan in Manila Opposition senatorial canidate Chel Diokno, a veteran human rights lawyer, won the endorsement of former justices of the Philippines Supreme...