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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

Wednesday, 07/13/16


Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has called on members of the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) to work together in advancing the Green Blue Economy for the Pacific. "The transition to a Green Blue Economy is a long-term challenge, and we, and the rest of the world, will need to persevere and spare no effort as we move towards more efficient use and... + continue reading

Sunday, 07/17/16


Indonesia is confident the West Papua independence movement will never be granted full membership to the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG). Melanesian leaders debated the issue on Thursday in Honiara but delayed making a decision until September so that more clarity could be provided about membership criteria. Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai says he “gravely... + continue reading

Top Stories

Tuesday, 07/12/16 - 0 comment(s)


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