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Sunday, 07/17/16

 

Indonesia is confident the West Papua independence movement will never be granted full membership to the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG). Melanesian leaders debated the issue on Thursday in Honiara but delayed making a decision until September so that more clarity could be provided about membership criteria. Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai says he “gravely... + continue reading

Thursday, 07/21/16

 

There was silence at the Cook Islands High Court yesterday afternoon when the jury reached a guilty verdict against Aitutaki MP and former Minister for Marine Resources Teina Bishop. The high profile and often intense case came close to a temporary halt as the 11 jurors found him guilty on a charge of corruption by a Minister of the Crown before High Court Judge... + continue reading

Wednesday, 07/13/16

 

Papua New Guinea's party leaders are positioning themselves in Port Moresby to discuss Friday's motion of no-confidence in the Prime Minister and meeting on how to work towards ending political unrest. The country's MPs have been recalled to Parliament for a special sitting on July 15 after the Supreme Court ruled this week that they must debate a no-confidence motion in... + continue reading

Top Stories

Tuesday, 07/12/16 - 0 comment(s)

 

Speaker Theodore Zurenuoc has been given five days by a three-man Supreme Court bench to recall Parliament and deal with the existing notice of a motion of no-confidence in... + continue reading

Opinion

Wednesday, 07/06/16 - 1 comment(s)

 

On the 2 July 1998, the West Papuan Morning Star flag was raised on top of a water tower near the harbour in Biak. Up to 75 people gathered beneath it singing songs and...

News Releases

Monday, 07/18/16 - 0 comment(s)

 

On Monday, 4th July 2016, Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi granted an interview with the 60 Minutes Television Crew from Australia who had requested comment from... + continue reading

In Depth

Tuesday, 06/21/16 - 1 comment(s)

 

Fiji’s Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama used what would normally have been a bland official speech in Suva earlier this month to bluntly air continuing grievances over the... + continue reading

Video & Audio

Monday, 07/18/16 - 0 comment(s)

 

60 Minutes Australia: If you're thinking of holidaying in Samoa, you'd be wise to think again. The brochures show an idyllic South Pacific paradise and... + continue reading