Pacific Media Centre Pacific Media Watch Pacific Journalism Review Asia Pacific Report
 

Politics

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...
Friday, May 29, 2015
JAKARTA (Free West Papua Campaign/ Jakarta Globe/ Radio New Zealand International/ Pacific Media Watch): The Papuan representative organisation, the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
JAKARTA (ANTARA News/ The Jakarta Post/ Pacific Media Watch): Foreign journalists who wish to cover Papua should abide by the laws of Indonesia, says Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and...
Monday, May 25, 2015
Kendall Hutt: BACKGROUNDER: Media freedom is about the right of the people to be informed, not just about media freedoms of journalists and news organisations. By Kendall Hutt.
Monday, May 25, 2015
Nasik Swamy SUVA (The Fiji Times/ Radio New Zealand International/ Pacific Media Watch): Fiji's Tui Cakau (Paramount Chief of Cakaudrove Province) Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu, who is also an MP,...