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Thursday, June 22, 2017
By Dan McGarry PORT VILA (Vanuatu Daily Post/Asia Pacific Report): Vanuatu has never seen an outpouring of sorrow and admiration such as it witnessed yesterday. Many alive today may not see...
Saturday, June 17, 2017
PORT VILA (Vanuatu Digest/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Vanuatu’s President Baldwin Jacobson Lonsdale has died at Vila Central Hospital early today after being rushed to hospital...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
WELLINGTON (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): The director of Va’aomanū Pasifika at Victoria University in Wellington, Dr Teresia Teaiwa, has died following a short illness. She was...
Monday, March 6, 2017
By Quintina Naime PORT MORESBY (Loop PNG/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Papua New Guinea’s famous radio legend, Roger Hau’ofa, has died with courage, dignity and grace, says...
Monday, December 12, 2016
Richard Lance Keeble LONDON (Asia Pacific Report / Ethical Space / Pacific Media Watch): Phillip Knightley, the investigative reporter who has died aged 87, was a wonderful storyteller. Once he...
Monday, December 12, 2016
Ruslan Sangadji JAKARTA (Asia Pacific Report / The Jakarta Post / Pacific Media Watch): Activist, researcher, scholar and former Tempo magazine journalist George Junus Aditjondro has died in...
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
SUVA (Radio New Zealand International / Pacific Media Watch): Senior media representatives in Fiji say several unsuccessful attempts were made to try and secure compensation for the veteran former...
Sunday, August 2, 2015
MADANG (Radio NZ International/RA Pacific Beat/Pacific Media Watch): Activists working to resolve issues around a controversial industrial zone in Papua New Guinea have dedicated their recent win...
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Atasa Moceituba SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): Families, friends, colleagues and officials from NGOs and private sectors farewelled Fiji journalist and women's rights activist...
Sunday, September 7, 2014
PORT VILA (Radio New Zealand International / Pacific Media Watch): The West Papuan pro-independence leader Dr John Otto Ondawame has died after suffering a heart attack in the Vanuatu capital. Dr...
Sunday, January 19, 2014
OBITUARY: SYDNEY (ABC/Pacific Media Watch): Roger East, a former ABC journalist who was working as a freelance reporter when he met his death at the hands of Indonesian troops during the invasion...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
HONIARA (Radio Australia / Pacific Media Watch): The late vice-president of the Media Association of Solomon Islands (MASI), Walter Nalangu, has been praised by the organisation as a true "...
Thursday, February 7, 2013
OBITUARY: SEATTLE (The Seattle Times / Pacific Media Watch): The celebrated American and Pacific media educator, journalist and adventurer Jim A. Richstad has died recently aged 80. He played a...
Monday, October 29, 2012
AUCKLAND (Pacific Islands Media Association / Pacific Media Watch): The Pacific Islands Media Association (PIMA) team would like to extend its condolences to the family of Tom Etuata, chief...