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Monday, 11/28/16


The Komo region in Papua New Guinea's Hela Province remains tense after a deadly ambush on a convoy carrying MPs last week, according to the provincial police commander. The attack was related to a tribal conflict and represents a near miss for the Komo Magarima MP, Francis Potape, who is also the Hela Governor, and the Higher Education Minister Francis Marus. Last... + continue reading

Monday, 11/28/16


Director of Homeland Security Utualii Iuniasolua Savusa has advised the American Samoa Telecommunications Authority to be aware that Congress has banned telecommunications supplies from a Chinese company that Samoa may be using. An ASTCA representative Malcolm Sword reported that one of their current projects is to establish a back-up link via Samoa for communications... + continue reading

Thursday, 12/01/16


All police vehicles in the city will be installed with dashboard cameras or dashcam. The dashcam is widely used in the United States of America and, according to the Police Commissioner Gari Baki, the installment of the camera would assist in curbing police brutality and assisting in ensuring there was accountability by all officers. "It is not there to divulge... + continue reading

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The Supreme Court of the United States has denied a petition of ‘writ of certiorari’ from five American Samoans, who are plaintiffs in the US citizenship case against the federal... + continue reading


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Apathy and lack of trust in government is widespread throughout the CNMI. This sentiment is as disturbing as it is troubling. It is easily seen among villagers who had to break...

News Releases

Wednesday, 11/30/16 - 0 comment(s)


Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Monday commissioned the country’s new High Commissioner to Australia, Colin David Beck. The commissioning ceremony held in the... + continue reading

In Depth

Tuesday, 09/27/16 - 0 comment(s)


A new report detailing the human rights abuses in West Papua has been published this week. The research aims to convince Pacific leaders on providing full membership of... + continue reading


Tuesday, 11/22/16 - 0 comment(s)


Despite awareness, funding for zika prevention in American Samoa, NBC News reports that efforts to control the mosquito-borne virus outbreak are faltering.

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Video & Audio

Thursday, 11/10/16 - 0 comment(s)


For those of us lucky enough to live in Hawaii, this 36th Hawaii International Film Festival is once again showcasing films from New Zealand, Vanuatu, Tahiti and Hawaii.

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