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Friday, 10/13/17


Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare appears to have an “intimate relationship” with the controversial Bintan Mining (Solomon Islands) Limited, an overseas miner extracting bauxite deposits on Rennell island, Renbel Province. This intimate relationship is further evidenced by a recently leaked letter, which the Prime Minister wrote to the general manager of the company... + continue reading

Wednesday, 10/11/17


By the time Palauans gather to celebrate their nation’s 23rd Independence Day on October 1, a diplomatic note is expected to have arrived from the United States government formally exercising its right under the Compact of Free Association to use additional lands not identified under the compact agreement. That provision obligates Palau to provide land without... + continue reading

Wednesday, 10/11/17


National Capital District Governor Powes Parkop and Moresby Northwest MP Sir Mekere Morauta are defending their recent election victories in the Waigani National Court of Disputed Returns. They were among victors of the 2017 National Election whose wins had been challenged by losing candidates.

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National Federation Party leader Professor Biman Prasad says their complaint against the Fiji Sun for a letter published in the paper is not an attack on press freedom. This... + continue reading


Wednesday, 10/04/17 - 0 comment(s)


It happens every time disaster strikes in the developing world. The inhabitants of the place become background players in a drama about selfless aid workers saving lives in...

News Releases

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The fifth Young Pacific Leaders Conference in Honolulu, Hawai‘i will take place January 16-18, 2018, through a partnership between the East-West Center's Pacific Islands... + continue reading

In Depth

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Feelings of “anticipation, excitement” first gripped Papua New Guinea as polling opened last month. Auckland University of Technology doctoral candidate Stephanie Tapungu and her husband... + continue reading


Tuesday, 08/08/17 - 0 comment(s)


The release of transcripts from U.S. President Trump's telephone call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull show, according to NYT Columnist Roger Cohen, "how... + continue reading

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Monday, 10/02/17 - 0 comment(s)


Hafa adai friends, family, and my fellow Guamanians. I am headed to the United Nations where I will reiterate our intent as a people to vote on our political status — as... + continue reading