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Rights groups condemn ‘cowardly censorship’ bid over Al Jazeera

Published By   /  June 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Rights groups condemn ‘cowardly censorship’ bid over Al Jazeera

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Pacific Media Watch Press freedom and human rights advocates, journalists and social media users have condemned a demand by Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries to shut Al Jazeera television network and other media outlets in Qatar. The Arab states reportedly issued a 13-point list on Friday, demanding […]

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Voting gets under way in PNG national elections

Published By   /  June 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Voting gets under way in PNG national elections

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Voting begins in the Papua New Guinea general election today. Image: Loop PNG Papua New Guineans began voting today in the two-week-long rolling ballot at different polling places across the country. The elections Media Centre was opened yesterday by Electoral Commissioner Patilias Gamato. It is located at the […]

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PMC to host visiting Pacific exchange student journalists

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on PMC to host visiting Pacific exchange student journalists

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz University of the South Pacific’s Linda Filiai filming in the Fiji National Sports Stadium … “once in a lifetime” opportunity. Image: PCF Pacific Media Watch News Desk The Pacific Media Centre will host three student journalists on Monday in the opening session of a two-week attachment media programme […]

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40 years of PNG independence – ‘why are our women still dying?’

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on 40 years of PNG independence – ‘why are our women still dying?’

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Gulf Regional candidate, Ruben Giusu (right) refuses to sit on the chair made for him by the people but instead carries a young boy on it. The PNG elections begin tomorrow. Image: Loop PNG By Julianna Waeda in Kerema, Papua New Guinea Although linked by road to Papua […]

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Unprecedented outpouring of grief at funeral for Vanuatu president

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Unprecedented outpouring of grief at funeral for Vanuatu president

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Following a funeral service in the Parliamentary rotunda, beloved and admired President Baldwin Lonsdale was farewelled by a massive crowd lining the route to the airport. Image: Dan McGarry/Vanuatu Daily Post By Dan McGarry in Port Vila Vanuatu has never seen an outpouring of sorrow and admiration such […]

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‘Anticipation, excitement’ sweep PNG as election polling looms

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on ‘Anticipation, excitement’ sweep PNG as election polling looms

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Papua New Guinea gears up for election polling this weekend. Image: Development Policy Centre Pacific Media Centre News Desk Polling in Papua New Guinea’s 2017 national election begins this weekend. On Saturday, voters will take to the polling booths after a six-week campaign which began on April 24. […]

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New governance watchdog PNGi exposes O’Neill’s business networks

Published By   /  June 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on New governance watchdog PNGi exposes O’Neill’s business networks

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Masthead today from the PNGi Central website. Image: PMW Pacific Media Watch News Desk PNGi is set to revolutionise governance in Papua New Guinea by cracking open the secrets of the rich and powerful and exposing them to public view. Using the latest digital technologies, PNGi aims to […]

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Five PNG police officers sentenced to 87 years in jail for rape, arson

Published By   /  June 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Five PNG police officers sentenced to 87 years in jail for rape, arson

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The National Court building in Wewak, Papua New Guinea … accused “acted like criminals”. Image: Loop PNG By Sally Pokiton in Wewak, Papua New Guinea Former Wewak Police Station commander Chief Inspector Sakawar Kasieng has been sentenced to seven years in prison for arson and four of his […]

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PNG grants citizenship to 138 West Papuans, waives legal fees

Published By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on PNG grants citizenship to 138 West Papuans, waives legal fees

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz New Papua New Guinean citizens at the weekend ceremony in Port Moresby. Image: EMTV News By Delly Waigeno in Port Moresby Four naturalised citizens and 138 West Papuans have become citizens of Papua New Guinea. Acting Chief Migration Officer Solomon Kantha said he was proud that the current […]

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Juffa blasts PNG for ‘hypocrisy’ over deportation of NZ missionary

Published By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Juffa blasts PNG for ‘hypocrisy’ over deportation of NZ missionary

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Oro Governor Gary Juffa blasts PNG government over the deportation of NZ Catholic missionary Douglas Tennent. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Watch News Desk Oro Governor Gary Juffa has condemned the Papua New Guinea government for “hypocrisy” and “double standards” over the controversial deportation of New Zealand Catholic […]

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Images: ‘No BCL, no mining,’ say protesting Panguna women

Published By   /  June 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Images: ‘No BCL, no mining,’ say protesting Panguna women

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Landowner women and mothers have protested over plans to reopen the Panguna mine on Bougainville in Papua New Guinea. They demonstrated in Arawa in central Bougainville and blockaded the route to the derelict Panguna copper mine late last week in a bid to prevent the signing of a […]

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‘Make election less disruptive’ pleads commissioner ahead of PNG ballot

Published By   /  June 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on ‘Make election less disruptive’ pleads commissioner ahead of PNG ballot

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz PNG Electoral Commissioner Patilias Gamato … “let’s have a good and peaceful 2017 national election”. Image: Post-Courier By Gorethy Kenneth in Port Moresby More than 800 election monitors will be deployed nationwide to observe and make independent reports on Papua New Guinea’s national election starting this Saturday. Electoral […]

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Panguna landowner women protesters block mine pact, win court order

Published By   /  June 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Panguna landowner women protesters block mine pact, win court order

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Panguna women landowner protesters — mothers from the mining affected areas and the women from Central Bougainville — have demanded the Autonomous Bougainville Government to properly address the Panguna Mine issue. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre News Desk Panguna women protesters have blockaded the copper mine to […]

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Al Jazeera caught in the Qatar crisis crossfire, reports Mediawatch

Published By   /  June 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Al Jazeera caught in the Qatar crisis crossfire, reports Mediawatch

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Al Jazeera’s newsroom in Doha … independent news sympathetic to Arab Spring. Image: Middle East Monitor Pacific Media Watch News Desk So-called “fake news” and the damage it can do has featured much in the media in recent months. Radio NZ’s Mediawatch looks at how one false story […]

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Vanuatu president who struck ‘decisive blow’ against corruption dies

Published By   /  June 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Vanuatu president who struck ‘decisive blow’ against corruption dies

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Vanuatu’s President Baldwin Lonsdale … remembered for his leadership of the Anglican church, and his strong support for kastom and for women’s rights. Image: Vanuatu Digest OBITUARY: Pacific Media Watch News Desk Vanuatu’s President Baldwin Jacobson Lonsdale has died at Vila Central Hospital early today after being rushed […]

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PM O’Neill challenges rival candidates to show off ‘real policies’ for election

Published By   /  June 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on PM O’Neill challenges rival candidates to show off ‘real policies’ for election

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Speaking about the controversial Manus Asylum Centre saga, Prime Minister Peter O’Neill says the deal was signed and agreed to for the development of Manus province. Video: EMTV News in Tok Pisin Pacific Media Watch News Desk The largest crowd ever to attend an election campaign rally on […]

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Pasifika youth looking for ‘inspiration’ in politics, says Auckland councillor

Published By   /  June 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Pasifika youth looking for ‘inspiration’ in politics, says Auckland councillor

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Hele Ikimotu talks to Pasifika youth about whether they are voting in upcoming general elections in a vox pops video. By Hele Ikimotu in Auckland The lack of Pasifika youth voting every election year is because of a lack of Pacific representation in politics, says Manukau Ward councillor […]

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‘This isn’t Aleppo. This is Marawi City’ – urban war in Philippines

Published By   /  June 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on ‘This isn’t Aleppo. This is Marawi City’ – urban war in Philippines

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Aerial shot from a drone of Banggolo and Bubonga barangays in Marawi City taken on 8 June 2017 shows the destruction and fire from intense fighting between government troops and the Maute group and other rebels. Video: Val Cuenca/ABS-CBN By Mong Palatino in Manila On 23 May 2017, […]

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Paris climate change pact ‘not enough to save us’, warns Fiji PM

Published By   /  June 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Paris climate change pact ‘not enough to save us’, warns Fiji PM

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Fiji’s Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama closing UN Oceans Conference… “Paris Agreement not enough to save us”. Image: The Ocean Conference By Nasik Swami in Suva Current national contributions by countries to the Paris Agreement on climate change are not enough to save the Pacific, says Fiji’s Prime Minister […]

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Climate change ‘defining issue for the world’, says Labour MP

Published By   /  June 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Climate change ‘defining issue for the world’, says Labour MP

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Hele Ikimotu checks out Auckland responses to climate change in a vox pops video. By Hele Ikimotu in Auckland Pasifika youth should be more engaged with climate change, says a Labour MP. Labour’s Pacific Island Affairs spokesperson Su’a William Sio … on a “fact finding” climate change visit […]

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