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Saturday, April 5, 2014
CANBERRA (PNG Exposed / Pacific Media Watch): Two Australian academics have been paid almost A$500,000 by the Australian government for two years work towards reopening the Panguna mine in...
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / Post-Courier / ABC Radio Australia): Senior journalists of Papua New Guinea’s government-run radio and television stations National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC...
Monday, February 25, 2013
Pacific Scoop special report by Nic Maclellan (part 2): New Caledonia’s nickel industry is being transformed as new joint ventures and exports to Asia challenge France’s control of the...
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
PORT MORESBY (PNG Post-Courier / Pacific Media Watch): Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has attacked "false and misleading claims" by a mining company as reported in the Australian...
Friday, December 7, 2012
MELBOURNE (Radio Australia Pacific Beat / Pacific Media Watch): The giant Freeport-McMoRan gold and copper mine in Indonesia's Papua province has attracted its fair share of controversy.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
MELBOURNE (Journalism Education Association of Australia / Pacific Media Watch): The AUT Pacific Media Centre's Karen Abplanalp has won a rare double award for her article on New Zealand...
Thursday, November 1, 2012
AUCKLAND (Bruce Jesson Foundation / Cafe Pacific / Pacific Media Watch):  New Zealand writer/photographer Karen Abplanalp has won the Bruce Jesson Foundation’s $1000 Emerging Journalist...
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Karen Abplanalp AUCKLAND (Pacific Scoop / Pacific Media Watch): New Zealand’s public pension Superfund stand against alleged Indonesian government security forces breaches of human rights...
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
WELLINGTON (Radio NZ International / Pacific Media Watch): Human rights breaches have prompted the New Zealand Superannuation Fund to end its investment in the huge Freeport McMoRan copper and...
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Martyn Namorong OPINION: PORT MORESBY (PNG Mine Watch / Pacific Media Watch): Dr Ila Temu, the spokesperson for mining companies in Papua New Guinea recently raised a series of points in support the...
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Peterson Tseraha BUKA (PNG Post-Courier / Pacific Media Watch): The Autonomous Bougainville Government has made history by moving a motion on the most sensitive issue on Bougainville mining...
Friday, April 27, 2012
Wadan Narsey COMMENTARY: If this was a news release by a geologist, alarm bells would be ringing around the Pacific and international scientific community.
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Jon Stephenson: INVESTIGATION: An Afghan-American company that failed to win a multibillion-dollar contract to develop one of Afghanistan's most lucrative mines alleges that the bidding process...
Thursday, December 22, 2011
Yehiura Hriehwazi PORT MORESBY (The National / Pacific Media Watch):  Papua New Guinea has been identified as among 20 countries in the world that is “most vulnerable” to fall...
Thursday, December 1, 2011
OPINION: Indigenous Papuans describe their plight as slow genocide and Maire Leadbeater says it is time New Zealand stood up for their human rights. As December 1 approaches, there is always...