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Politics

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Dylan Amirio JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/Pacific Media Watch): Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi has revealed that her ministry had approved eight applications for foreign journalist...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Isaac Nicholas PORT MORESBY (PNG Post Courier/ Vanuatu Daily Post/ Pacific Media Watch): West Papua will have a seat in the Melanesian Spearhead Group, but must have "mandated leaders"...
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Len Garae PORT VILA (Vanuatu Daily Post/Pacific Media Watch): BACKGROUNDER: On the night of 10 July 1985, three decades ago, the Vanuatu government representative on board the Greenpeace flagship...
Monday, June 22, 2015
Robert Matau SUVA (Islands Business/Radio Australia/ Pacific Media Watch): Police intervention was required twice in Nauru’s Parliament as government and opposition MPs clashed over the...
Monday, June 22, 2015
Nic Maclellan HONIARA (Islands Business/ Radio Australia/ Pacific Media Watch): Foreign ministers of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) are meeting in Honiara, Solomon Islands today, ahead of...
Monday, June 22, 2015
Rashneel Kumar RAROTONGA (Cook Islands News/ Radio New Zealand International/ Pacific Media Watch): Prime Minister Henry Puna says New Zealand has "some issues" regarding the quest to...
Monday, June 22, 2015
Joey Tau HONIARA (Pacific Media Watch): Former Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands, Ezekiel Alebua, says the involvement of Indonesia in Melanesian political space is a mistake. Alebua said...
Saturday, June 20, 2015
HONIARA (Radio NZ International/Pacific Media Watch): A Dutch journalist who has been travelling in Indonesia's Papua region says the depth of local support for a West Papuan application to...
Friday, June 19, 2015
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Centre/Pacific Media Watch): Next month marks 30 years since the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior on 10 July 1985. The Greenpeace flagship, used for campaigning against...
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Shelley Timms: BACKGROUNDER: As the Melanesian Spearhead Group faces a critical decision about West Papuan membership, against Indonesian opposition, a Edith Cowan University student journalist...
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Vuniwaqa Bola-Bari SUVA (The Fiji Times/ Radio New Zealand International/ Pacific Media Watch): More Fijians want to travel abroad after New Zealand Immigration has received close to 9000...
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...
Friday, June 5, 2015
Nick Grant AUCKLAND (The National Business Review/ Radio New Zealand): Mihingarangi Forbes, host of Māori Television’s current affairs show Native Affairs, has quit her job, reportedly due...
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
JAKARTA (ANTARA News/Pacific Media Watch): The executive director of the national news agency Antara, Saiful Hadi, says Indonesia should penalise journalists, including those from abroad, who...
Saturday, May 30, 2015
NEW YORK (Reporters Sans Frontières/Pacific Media Watch): Speaking at a meeting of the UN Security Council in New York, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) secretary-general Christophe Deloire...