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Elections

Monday, May 9, 2016
MANILA (Rappler/Pacific Media Watch): The Philippines' third automated elections today cap a tight presidential race led so far by Rodrigo Duterte, the tough-talking Davao City mayor who...
Saturday, May 7, 2016
Rosette Adel MANILA (Asia Pacific Report/The Philippine Star/Pacific Media Watch): An environmentalist who received “death and rape” threats from supporters of presidential candidate...
Sunday, April 3, 2016
David Robie RESEARCH: Fiji  was  a  media  pariah  among  Pacific  nations,  as  well  as  a  political  outcast,  for  much...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Catherine Putz PORT VILA (The Diplomat/Pacific Media Watch): ANALYSIS: Of Vanuatu’s 270,000 people, an estimated 200,000 turned up to vote in last Friday's snap parliamentary elections...
Monday, January 25, 2016
Godwin Ligo PORT VILA (Vanuatu Daily Post/Pacific Media Watch): For the first time in Vanuatu’s political history since 1980, three Kalsakau brothers from the same parents hailing from Ifira...
Monday, January 25, 2016
PORT VILA (Radio NZ International/Loop Vanuatu/Pacific Media Watch): The party that led Vanuatu at independence more than three decades ago is confident that it will emerge as part of the new...
Sunday, January 24, 2016
Joshua Lafoai and Harold Obed of Loop Vanuatu PORT VILA (Loop Vanuatu/Pacific Media Watch): Voting in Vanuatu’s snap election has ended and last night unofficial results were showing several...
Friday, January 22, 2016
Glenda Willie PORT VILA (Vanuatu Daily Post/Pacific Media Watch): Transparency International Vanuatu has called on all candidates in today's snap election to act with integrity and support the...
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Godwin Ligo PORT VILA (Vanuatu Daily Post/Pacific Media Watch): Port Vila-based Ambrym chief Worwor Issac says he has observed and listened to many Vanuatu political campaigners over the past week...
Saturday, December 12, 2015
AUCKLAND (Asia-Pacific Human Rights Coalition/Pacific Media Watch): Three Auckland-based refugee advocates have given a hopeful view of improved human rights in Burma following Aung San Suu Kyi...
Monday, December 7, 2015
Alistar Kata RESEARCH: Mainstream media, especially television, gives attention to negativity and conflict, and in the lead up to the 2014 elections, the conversations created through New Zealand...
Saturday, October 24, 2015
Vuniwaqa Bola-Bari SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): Social media platforms such as Facebook are an increasingly prominent and popular means of social networking and political online...
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Aloysius Laukai BUKA (New Dawn/ Radio New Zealand/ Pacific Media Watch): In the aftermath of the Bougainville elections, many losing candidates are now talking to their lawyers in the hope of...
Monday, April 20, 2015
David Robie ANALYSIS: While the Multinational Observer Group’s final report on the first post-coup Fiji general election since 2006 last week found the poll “credible” - as expected...
Friday, April 17, 2015
MELBOURNE (Radio Australia/Pacific Media Watch): Fiji's Elections Office has responded positively to the recommendations made by the Multinational Observer Group which monitored last year's...