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Thursday, 05/18/17


A leaked draft report obtained exclusively by Lateline has for the first time outlined what happened during the Good Friday rampage at the Manus Island detention centre, culminating in claims gunshots were fired into the facility. The document, understood to have been written by a member of Wilson Security, said an M16 assault rifle and a shotgun were used in the clash... + continue reading

Sunday, 05/14/17


"The Chinese will take over the running of the country in a few years time," Tonga’s Prime Minister, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva told a Press Conference he called yesterday, 11 May at Popua. He was commenting on the low-productivity rate of Tongan workers, after he was asked why so few Tongans were employed by Chinese construction companies in Tonga.

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Thursday, 05/18/17


If the Parliamentary Powers and Privileges Bill 2016 (Bill No. 28 of 2016) is passed by Parliament, the country will become unworthy to stand among other democratic nations, says human rights activist Peter Waqavonovono. Mr Waqavonovono made this written submission to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Justice, Law and Human Rights.

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Monday, 05/22/17 - 0 comment(s)


The Immigration Department has contradicted its earlier version of what happened during a shooting on Manus Island on Good Friday, revealing that nine people were injured as "many... + continue reading

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Monday, 04/17/17 - 1 comment(s)


The free association arrangement between New Zealand and the Cook Islands is a pivotal force behind the movement of Cook Islanders between the two countries, and part of the Cook... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 05/03/17 - 0 comment(s)


A brother and sister duo from the FSM impressed judges in a recent art contest with a powerful message calling for conservation and unification across Oceania. “Now is the... + continue reading