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Wednesday, 07/12/17


Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum labelled comments made by National Federation Party (NFP) leader Professor Biman Prasad that Qorvis Communications was influencing media organisations in Fiji to report in favour of the Government as "utter nonsense". In Parliament yesterday, Mr Sayed-Khaiyum and Prof Prasad had a heated exchange over the NFP leader's motion to... + continue reading

Monday, 07/10/17


Members of an advisory committee assessing Papua New Guinea's general election have resigned. This comes as polling is still in progress in some electorates, past its scheduled conclusion on Saturday. Polling could still take several more days to complete in an election full of disruptions. Yet counting is well advanced in a number of electorates, with at least one... + continue reading

Tuesday, 07/11/17


Prime Minister Peter O’Neill is expected to win a fourth term as the Ialibu-Pangia MP, although a case filed in court yesterday by a rival candidate may delay the final result. When counting was suspended at 6pm yesterday, O’Neill was ahead on 13,510 votes. Stanley Liria was second on 2444. But yesterday, Liria, through lawyer Greg Egan, filed a case in the... + continue reading

Top Stories

Thursday, 07/20/17 - 0 comment(s)


Environmentalists in French Polynesia are alarmed that today's scheduled sailing to Makatea has been cancelled amid speculation that the atoll could be opened for phosphate... + continue reading


Tuesday, 07/04/17 - 1 comment(s)


Will raising Gross Receipts Tax from 4.0 percent to 4.75 percent fix Guam Memorial Hospital? It will allow Gov. Eddie Calvo to borrow $125 million to make capital improvements to...

News Releases

Wednesday, 07/12/17 - 0 comment(s)


U.S. Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan announced that the commonwealth is receiving $4,518,008 more in federal funds as part of the Typhoon Soudelor recovery effort.... + continue reading

In Depth

Thursday, 07/06/17 - 0 comment(s)

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


Monday, 07/10/17 - 0 comment(s)


The Electoral Commission website provides progress of 2017 election results. Electoral Commissioner Patilias Gamato. says results may be slow because they will have to be verified... + continue reading

Video & Audio

Monday, 07/10/17 - 0 comment(s)


Hawai‘i Senator Glenn Wakai joins Pod Squad host Chad Blair to talk about his special relationship with the Republic of Palau, how he views the ongoing assimilation of Micronesian... + continue reading