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Monday, 08/22/16

 

Papua New Guinea's Supreme Court has confirmed that both the PNG and Australia governments are responsible for closing the Manus Island offshore processing centre.

A three-man Supreme Court bench today discharged an inquiry in relation to seeking to enforce April's ruling that holding people against their will on Manus is illegal, and that the centre should be closed... + continue reading

Tuesday, 08/23/16

 

Prime Minister Peter O’Neill says Bougainville does not need independence but more Government support to rebuild its infrastructure. “This Government is already doing that,” he told Parliament yesterday. “They must have confidence in our Government. “We have up to 2019 to tell our people on Bougainville that they are better off being part of PNG than alone."... + continue reading

Sunday, 08/14/16

 

The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council has agreed to ask the United States government to address a range of concerns about a proposal to expand Hawaii's protected waters.

The government plans to expand the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in Hawaii five-fold, which would prohibit fishing in two-thirds of the US Exclusive Economic Zone.... + continue reading

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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, 08/15/16 - 0 comment(s)

 

The Democratic Coalition for Change Government (DCCG) is taking a bold step towards designing a policy framework that will see traditional governance an integral part of the... + 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