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Thursday, February 24, 2011
The Head of State of Samoa, Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Ta’isi Efi, has called for a "meaningful incorporation" of Māori culture into New Zealand law. “We can never have laws if...
Monday, November 29, 2010
REGION: The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) demands authorities in the Philippines take prompt action to arrest those responsible for shooting radio commentator Randy T. Makiputin in...
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Assumpta Piva HONIARA: A local newspaper has been ordered to pay a total of $116,000 in damages and legal costs to a former prime minister and his secretary. The High Court made the order after...
Thursday, November 18, 2010
Sofaia Koroitanoa SUVA: The Fiji Attorney-General and Minister of Communications has stressed media foreign ownership has been restricted in the country as the media plays a critical role and...
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
SUVA: Transparency International says corruption in Fiji has decreased since 2006. The director of the organisation’s Fiji arm, Juris Gulbis, told media people’s perception of...
Sunday, November 14, 2010
See item 7118 PARIS: Reporters Without Borders and the Burma Media Association hail the 9 November 2010 release of Japanese journalist Toru Yamaji, the head of the Tokyo-based news agency APF, who...
Sunday, November 14, 2010
MANILA: Intimidation of witnesses, violence, and a faltering judicial system threaten the possibility of justice in the killing of 32 journalists and media workers in Maguindanao province in the...
Saturday, November 13, 2010
SYDNEY: The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is concerned that a proposed law in New Zealand will undermine the long-held right of journalists to protect the confidentiality of sources...
Thursday, November 11, 2010
BEIJING: A former journalist has been jailed in China for more than two years for accepting media interviews about the tainted milk scandal that rocked the country. Zhao Lianhai, a former...
Sunday, September 5, 2010
The Papuan police are convinced Ardiansyah, a Merauke TV journalist, was not murdered. The findings of the Alliance of Independent Journalists showed differently. He was killed before being dumped...
Friday, September 3, 2010
SUVA: Anyone caught spreading rumours that could destabilise the country will be prosecuted, says the permanent secretary to the Fiji Prime Minister’s Office Colonel Pio Tikoduadua, public...
Friday, September 3, 2010
MANILA:  The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP), in expressing disappointment over the suspension of...
Thursday, September 2, 2010
MANILA: The trial of  those charged with the Maguindanao massacre, in which 32 media  professionals were killed, is due to resume in Quezon City, near  Manila, on 1 September, after...
Friday, August 27, 2010
Time is running out for the Fiji 141-year-old influential newspaper as it has only a month to divest 90 percent of its Australian-ownership – or be forced to close down. Shannon Gillies...
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Time is running out for the 141-year-old influential newspaper as it has only a month to divest 90 percent of its Australian-ownership – or be forced to close down. Shannon Gillies reports....