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Monday, 04/24/17


Media freedom advocates and human rights activists are planning a “global action” for West Papua with demonstrations marking UNESCO world press freedom day events in Jakarta next week. The advocates want to focus global attention on the “media blackout” long imposed by Indonesian authorities, in spite of promises to open up access to the two Melanesian provinces of Papua... + continue reading

Tuesday, 04/25/17


A youth is dead and six others seriously injured in the first reported election-related fatality in Chimbu Province yesterday. Trouble started in the afternoon as sitting Member of Parliament Carmilus Dengama was heading to Kerowagi station to nominate. According to police reports, the MP was confronted by a group who had not been allegedly paid for roadworks at... + continue reading

Monday, 04/24/17


West Honiara came to a standstill on Sunday afternoon after more than a thousand people took part in a solemn procession to condemn and denounce the barbaric killing of the Chinese couple murdered over the Easter weekend. The march kicked off from the Art Gallery to Town-ground LGZ building where the murder took place.

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The President of Bougainville, John Momis, says his government is going ahead with legal action against mining giant Rio Tinto over the destruction caused by the Panguna mine.... + continue reading


Monday, 04/17/17 - 0 comment(s)


Niue's 5th Arts and Cultural Festival is now underway with hundreds of participants and visitors taking part in the week-long event. The festival, which takes place every two...

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Thursday, 03/30/17 - 0 comment(s)


The President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, H.E. Dr. Hilda C. Heine, issued the below statement today following recent developments in the United States. “A... + continue reading

In Depth

Monday, 04/17/17 - 0 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


Thursday, 04/20/17 - 0 comment(s)


Dr. Transform Aqorau, former CEO of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement Office in Majuro, Marshall Islands, provides some observations about the preparations for the UN Oceans... + continue reading