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Newspapers claim neutrality along with right to be partisan, says Fiji academic

Published By   /  February 14, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off on Newspapers claim neutrality along with right to be partisan, says Fiji academic

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Nasik Swami in Suva While insisting their right to be partisan, some newspapers still claim to be neutral or objective in Fiji, says University of the South Pacific’s head of journalism studies Dr Shailendra Singh. Responding to results of the Tebbutt /Times Poll on the state of […]

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Pacific countries offer to compromise over tuna fishing deadlock

Published By   /  February 13, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off on Pacific countries offer to compromise over tuna fishing deadlock

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Lucy Craymer in Hong Kong United States boats might soon be allowed back into the world’s best tuna fishing waters after the 17 Pacific states that control the waters offered to compromise in an attempt to end a six-week standoff. A group of Pacific island states — […]

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New Vanuatu PM acts fast – Bauerfield airport repair contract awarded to NZ

Published By   /  February 13, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off on New Vanuatu PM acts fast – Bauerfield airport repair contract awarded to NZ

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Jane Joshua in Port Vila Prime Minister Charlot Salwai has his eyes set on urgent repairs for Vanuatu’s international airport at Bauerfield and wants to see the runway fixed by April, as mandated by the incoming cabinet in an emergency meeting yesterday. The new coalition government only […]

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Alastair Thompson: Seismic shift in US policy over Syria stuns the pundits

Published By   /  February 13, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off on Alastair Thompson: Seismic shift in US policy over Syria stuns the pundits

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Assad vows to ‘retake the whole of Syria’. Video: AFP interview on France 24 OPINION: By Alastair Thompson The news that the Russians (Sergei Lavrov) and Americans (John Kerry) have come to an understanding on the next steps in Syria is confounding the pundits today – and the […]

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Climate crises in post-Paris Pacific – conference tackles key realities

Published By   /  February 13, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off on Climate crises in post-Paris Pacific – conference tackles key realities

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The science is clear, climate change is upon us and nowhere is the impact more serious than in the Pacific. Next week, Victoria University is hosting its first climate change conference, In the Eye of the Storm, focused on the effects, challenges and possible solutions for countries in […]

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Motion Impossible: ‘Enforcer’ Bainimarama still Fiji’s PM

Published By   /  February 13, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off on Motion Impossible: ‘Enforcer’ Bainimarama still Fiji’s PM

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Peni Shute and Calvin Prasad in Suva The Fiji Opposition’s bid to have Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama replaced by Leader of the Opposition Ro Teimumu Kepa was defeated in Parliament today.  Opposition MP Semesa Karavaki had tabled a motion of no confidence against PM Bainimarama and proposed the […]

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Surgeons carry out open heart surgery success on 10 children in PNG

Published By   /  February 13, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off on Surgeons carry out open heart surgery success on 10 children in PNG

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The heart surgery started on Sunday and ended on a high note today at the Port Moresby General Hospital carried out by the Open Heart International (OHI) Australia and local staff. The 10 children came from Goroka, Mt Hagen, Alotau, Lae and Moresby. Local […]

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Pacific ‘must make a big noise – agitate’ about climate change

Published By   /  February 12, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off on Pacific ‘must make a big noise – agitate’ about climate change

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Small countries need to make a big noise, climate change expert James Renwick says will be his message to the Eye of the Storm Pacific climate change conference in Wellington next week. The conference at Victoria University will bring together scientists, politicians and activists […]

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Negotiations on for second Fiji consignment of Russian weapons

Published By   /  February 12, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off on Negotiations on for second Fiji consignment of Russian weapons

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Nasik Swami in Suva Negotiations are under way for the second consignment of arms and ammunition to the Fijian military from Russia. This comes 29 days after the first consignment arrived in the country on board Russian container ship St Confidence. Defence Minister Timoci Natuva also confirmed […]

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Aceh fishermen nominated for UN award for rescuing migrants

Published By   /  February 12, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off on Aceh fishermen nominated for UN award for rescuing migrants

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Aceh fishermen are nominated to receive the 2016 Nansen Refugee Award from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR) for rescuing hundreds of migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh in Indonesian waters. Geutanyoe Foundation international director Lilianne Fan said the organisation had submitted the fishermen as candidates to […]

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Cyclone Winston: Flooding closes more west Fiji roads, bridges

Published By   /  February 12, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off on Cyclone Winston: Flooding closes more west Fiji roads, bridges

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz More roads and bridges in the Western Division of Fiji have closed because of heavy rain experienced over the past 24 hours. The Fiji Meteorological Service announced that a category 1 tropical cyclone, Winston, has been located near Vanuatu and heading south. According to the National Emergency Operation […]

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Vanuatu’s new Parliament elects Charlot Salwai as nation’s 11th PM

Published By   /  February 11, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off on Vanuatu’s new Parliament elects Charlot Salwai as nation’s 11th PM

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Harold Obed in Port Vila Pentecost MP Charlot Salwai was today elected the 11th Prime Minister of Vanuatu by the incoming Parliament, elected in a snap election last month. Salwai was nominated by MP Joe Natuman and seconded by MP Ham Lini, both former prime ministers. There […]

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Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: The New critics of Waitangi

Published By   /  February 11, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: The New critics of Waitangi

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Political Roundup by Dr Bryce Edwards. Dr Bryce Edwards. Is anyone happy with how Waitangi Day is observed? This year’s criticism and protests were quite different, leading to increased suggestions for change. There are always complaints about Waitangi Day but this year Maori leaders and commentators were at the forefront of […]

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NewsRoom Digest: Top NZ News Items for February 11 Edition, 2016

Published By   /  February 11, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off on NewsRoom Digest: Top NZ News Items for February 11 Edition, 2016

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Today’s edition of NewsRoom_Digest features 7 resourceful link of the day and the politics pulse from Thursday 11th February. It is best viewed on a desktop screen. NEWSROOM_MONITOR Noteworthy stories in the current news cycle include a new report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) saying the likelihood […]

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Martial law victim : ‘I wasn’t thinking of dying, I was fighting for my life’

Published By   /  February 11, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off on Martial law victim : ‘I wasn’t thinking of dying, I was fighting for my life’

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz From InterAksyon.com ARCHIVE: Flashback to the declaration of Martial Law on September 21, 1972: InterAksyon.com posted a series of testimonies from human rights victims of the Marcos regime. Thousands of Filipinos were murdered, tortured, or disappeared in the 14 years the country was under a dictatorship. After the […]

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Cook Islands media call on ministers to ‘front up’ over issues

Published By   /  February 11, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off on Cook Islands media call on ministers to ‘front up’ over issues

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Florence Syme-Buchanan in Avarua, Rarotonga One of the Cook Islands’ top broadcasters and newspapers want government heads of ministries and ministers to be more transparent and accountable to the public. Radio Cook Islands talkback host and interviewer Tony Hakahoro says HOMs “absolutely have a duty to the […]

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Fiji fishing village scene – dead on the beach

Published By   /  February 11, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off on Fiji fishing village scene – dead on the beach

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Sikeli Qounadovu in Komave, Viti Levu, Fiji What used to be a 30-minute walk, even up to an hour, to the best fishing spot for people of Komave in Nadroga turned out to be a walk just outside their doorsteps this week. No, they didn’t need a […]

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Unity Group says it has the numbers for government in Vanuatu

Published By   /  February 11, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off on Unity Group says it has the numbers for government in Vanuatu

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ The Unity Political Group, currently camping on the island of Pele, is concentrating on developing its Joint Policy Platform including an 100 Days Plan in its bid to form the new government, say reliable sources on the island. The sources say the presentation on the Joint Policy Platform has happened and […]

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Across The Ditch: Cyclone Looms + Kody Nielson Kisses a Cop Gun + NZ Cricket’s Winning Ways

Published By   /  February 11, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off on Across The Ditch: Cyclone Looms + Kody Nielson Kisses a Cop Gun + NZ Cricket’s Winning Ways

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ ACROSS THE DITCH: Peter Godfrey of Australia radio’s FiveAA.com.au joins Selwyn Manning of EveningReport.nz to deliver Across the Ditch. This week Peter and Selwyn discuss: CYCLONE SEASON + KODY NIELSON’S LANEWAY ANTICS + NZ BEATING AUSTRALIA IN THE ODI CRICKET! CYCLONE SEASON: There’s another big cyclone forming in the Pacific north […]

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USP offers online journalism course at Vanuatu campus

Published By   /  February 10, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off on USP offers online journalism course at Vanuatu campus

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Harrison Selmen in Port VilaThe University of the South Pacific is offering for the first time one of its journalism courses to be studied and accessed online through regional campuses. This means students in Vanuatu who wish to pursue a career in journalism […]

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