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Thursday, 07/21/16


There was silence at the Cook Islands High Court yesterday afternoon when the jury reached a guilty verdict against Aitutaki MP and former Minister for Marine Resources Teina Bishop. The high profile and often intense case came close to a temporary halt as the 11 jurors found him guilty on a charge of corruption by a Minister of the Crown before High Court Judge... + continue reading

Wednesday, 07/13/16


Papua New Guinea's party leaders are positioning themselves in Port Moresby to discuss Friday's motion of no-confidence in the Prime Minister and meeting on how to work towards ending political unrest. The country's MPs have been recalled to Parliament for a special sitting on July 15 after the Supreme Court ruled this week that they must debate a no-confidence motion in... + continue reading

Thursday, 07/14/16


Members of the Papua New Guinea parliament are due to debate a motion for a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Peter O'Neill today, something his Government has tried to avoid for almost nine months. The MPs have been recalled by the PNG Supreme Court, which ruled government attempts to avoid a vote of no confidence were unconstitutional. It is not clear whether... + continue reading

Top Stories

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Speaker Theodore Zurenuoc has been given five days by a three-man Supreme Court bench to recall Parliament and deal with the existing notice of a motion of no-confidence in... + continue reading


Wednesday, 07/06/16 - 1 comment(s)


On the 2 July 1998, the West Papuan Morning Star flag was raised on top of a water tower near the harbour in Biak. Up to 75 people gathered beneath it singing songs and...

News Releases

Monday, 07/18/16 - 0 comment(s)


On Monday, 4th July 2016, Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi granted an interview with the 60 Minutes Television Crew from Australia who had requested comment from... + continue reading

In Depth

Tuesday, 06/21/16 - 1 comment(s)


Fiji’s Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama used what would normally have been a bland official speech in Suva earlier this month to bluntly air continuing grievances over the... + continue reading

Video & Audio

Monday, 07/18/16 - 0 comment(s)


60 Minutes Australia: If you're thinking of holidaying in Samoa, you'd be wise to think again. The brochures show an idyllic South Pacific paradise and... + continue reading