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Monday, 07/24/17


Papua New Guinea's Electoral Commission has rejected a claim that it created nearly 300,000 so-called 'ghost voters' for use in the ongoing national election.

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Monday, 07/17/17


The Ombudsman Commission is calling on election officials to ensure that people’s choices are respected because they will be effective for five years. The commission has posted its officers at the counting centres to  observe the counting of votes. Chief Ombudsman Michael Dick said in Mt Hagen counting must be transparent and leaders elected by the people must... + continue reading

Thursday, 07/20/17


Fiji's fight against climate change is enhancing China's leadership in the Pacific, according to an analyst. China's regional position was strengthened by US president Donald Trump's proclamation that climate change was a hoax.

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Tuesday, 07/25/17 - 0 comment(s)


With three more days remaining before the return of writs in the National Election, major political parties remain confident they will have the numbers to form government. ... + continue reading


Tuesday, 07/25/17 - 0 comment(s)


Just a week and a half after the French Polynesian marae, Taputapuatea on the island of Raiatea, has been ...

News Releases

Tuesday, 07/25/17 - 0 comment(s)


Acting Interior assistant secretary for Insular Areas Nikolao Pula has made available $635,885 for natural and cultural resource protection for all U.S. island jurisdictions in... + 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