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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
SYDNEY (Pacific Media Watch / Radio NZ International): An Australian academic says that observer missions to Fiji's elections are not going to be able to carry out their work properly because...
Monday, August 11, 2014
Mads Anneberg and Alistar Kata AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / Pacific Scoop): Waving Fijian flags and holding placards, around 20 people marched on the Manukau Events Centre at the weekend,...
Monday, August 11, 2014
Mads Anneberg AUCKLAND (Pacific Scoop / Pacific Media Watch): Fiji Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama was treated to a warm welcome when speaking in Manukau in South Auckland at the weekend as part of...
Saturday, August 9, 2014
AUCKLAND (Fiji Times / Pacific Scoop / Pacific Media Watch): Three out of five Fiji Islanders want to see coup leader Voreqe Bainimarama elected as prime minister next month, according to a new...
Friday, August 8, 2014
SUVA (Fiji Broadcasting Corporation / RNZI / Pacific Media Watch): Fiji's Electoral Commission has made a call for "ethical conduct" by candidates and the media ahead of next month...
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Liam Fox SUVA (Australia Network News / Pacific Media Watch): Concerns about media freedom in Fiji are again being raised as the country gets ready for its first democratic election in nearly...
Monday, May 19, 2014
SUVA (Wansolwara / Pacific Media Watch): A student editor from the regional University of the South Pacific has appealed for a return to “fearless, fair and determined” journalism as...
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Maj Nygaard Christensen and Angie Bexley: ANALYSIS: So far, the Indonesian presidential election campaign appears to have received surprisingly little attention in now independent Timor-Leste....
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post  / Pacific Media Watch): A human rights activist said it would be somewhat ironic if workers were to vote for a presidential candidate with a military background,...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
NOUMEA (Islands Business / Pacific Media Watch / Australia Network News / Radio New Zealand): New Caledonian independence movements have polled well in the recent territorial election, despite...
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Nethy Dharma Somba  in Jayapura: The Democratic Party garnered the most votes for the House of Representatives in Papua with a total of 700,150 votes out of 2,949,189 valid votes.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
NOUMEA (Islands Business / Pacific Media Watch): The struggle of the indigenous Kanaky people of New Caledonia is gathering momentum ahead of this weekend's elections, reports a regional news...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
SUVA (Radio New Zealand International / Pacific Media Watch): The University of the South Pacific in Fiji has cancelled a non-government organisation's debate on issues relating to the election...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
NUKU'ALOFA (Pacific Media Watch / Radio New Zealand International): The leader of the opposition in Tonga, 'Akilisi Pohiva, has condemned plans to build a new royal palace and government...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Agus Sudibyo in Jakarta Until now the media, especially television, has been regarded as being extremely influential in boosting the electability of presidential candidates or political parties,...