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NZ’s Labour Party needs to ‘reach back into Pacific community’, says panel

By   /  August 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 NZ’s Labour Party needs to ‘reach back into Pacific community’, says panel

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Tagata Pasifika’s first election talanoa … Labour must engage Pacific voters. Video: Tagata Pasifika Tagata Pasifika has kicked off its election talanoa series with a panel discussion weighing-in on Jacinda Ardern’s recent appointment to leader of the Labour Party. The panel welcomed Ardern’s abrupt rise from deputy leader […]

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Korea, Iran in with a shot to verse Australia, NZ for basketball crown

By   /  August 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 Korea, Iran in with a shot to verse Australia, NZ for basketball crown

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Korean basketballers too hot, slick and tough … Philippines beaten. Video: FIBA Asia Cup By Jeremaiah M. Opiniano in Adelaide  Two former Asian champions earned the right to square-off for a finals ticket and possibly an opportunity to beat Australia or New Zealand in the ongoing FIBA Asia […]

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Australia, NZ slug it out with Asian counterparts for FIBA Asia Cup crown

By   /  August 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 Australia, NZ slug it out with Asian counterparts for FIBA Asia Cup crown

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Australia and New Zealand face-off against Asia-Pacific counterparts … basketball tournament kicks off. Video: FIBA Asia Cup By Jeremaiah M. Opiniano in Adelaide Basketball countries in the rugby-crazed Pacific will try to rule a merged Asia-Pacific regional zone when the quarterfinals of the new FIBA Asia Cup begin […]

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Plans to end violence, improve human rights in West Papua ‘unravelling’

By   /  August 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 Plans to end violence, improve human rights in West Papua ‘unravelling’

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Shooting protest … body of Yulianus Pigai, killed earlier this month by security forces, delivered to Tigi Subdistrict Police Station by family. Image: Abeth You/Tabloid Jubi ANALYSIS: By Hipolitus Yolisandry Ringgi Wangge in Jakarta Reports about the shooting of an indigenous Papuan by police officers early this month […]

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PM O’Neill wins stay order preventing arrest

By   /  August 11, 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 wins stay order preventing arrest

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Papua New Guinea’s prime minister, Peter O’Neill, has successfully obtained a stay order in the Supreme Court preventing his arrest by police pending a review of the warrant issued on him. An urgent stay application was filed following Tuesday’s decision by National Court Justice Collin Makail’s ruling that […]

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NZ government rejects calls for ‘public, unequivocal’ stand for West Papua

By   /  August 10, 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 NZ government rejects calls for ‘public, unequivocal’ stand for West Papua

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Petition prompted by news of West Papuan arrests at 2016 peaceful demonstrations … rejected by New Zealand government. Image: ABC Pacific Media Watch reports New Zealand’s Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee has dismissed a call for the government to make a stand and address the ongoing human […]

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Stay order on PM O’Neill’s arrest dismissed by court

By   /  August 9, 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 Stay order on PM O’Neill’s arrest dismissed by court

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Papua New Guinea’s prime minister Peter O’Neill may be arrested … stay order dismissed by court. Image: PNG Today By Nellie Setepano in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea’s National Court has dismissed stay orders preventing the arrest of Prime Minister Peter O’Neill. This means police can now execute […]

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‘A price they never should have paid’: Hiroshima, Nagasaki victims remembered

By   /  August 7, 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 ‘A price they never should have paid’: Hiroshima, Nagasaki victims remembered

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Victims of Hiroshima and Nagasaki …. remembered in candlelit vigil 72 years on. Image: Kendall Hutt/PMC. By Kendall Hutt in Auckland The estimated 226,000 people who lost their lives in the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki have been remembered in Auckland. In a commemoration organised by the […]

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‘They get up in the morning, sing their dreams’ – PNG doco explores shaman cult

By   /  August 4, 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 ‘They get up in the morning, sing their dreams’ – PNG doco explores shaman cult

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Sorcery and magic in Papua New Guinea is something that is celebrated at the same time it is feared. Every year, hundreds of suspected sorcerers and witches are killed and only in 2013 did the government repeal a law that criminalised the practice. It is usually a taboo […]

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Report reveals US, Chinese companies linked to PNG land theft, deforestation

By   /  August 4, 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 Report reveals US, Chinese companies linked to PNG land theft, deforestation

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Landowner-turned activist Paul Pavol talks about the widespread land theft and deforestation occurring in Papua New Guinea at the hands of foreign companies. Video: Global Witness. Major hardware companies in the US and China have been forced to halt sales of exotic wood flooring and review supply chains […]

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Deported NZ missionary to push for reform on return to PNG

By   /  August 3, 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 Deported NZ missionary to push for reform on return to PNG

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Set to return to Papua New Guinea … New Zealand missionary Douglas Tennent’s “moral obligation” to push for deportation reform. Image: Kendall Hutt/PMC. By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Deported New Zealand missionary Douglas Tennent will hopefully be returning to Papua New Guinea in the next week. This comes […]

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O’Neill re-elected PNG prime minister following ‘chaotic’ day in parliament

By   /  August 3, 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 O’Neill re-elected PNG prime minister following ‘chaotic’ day in parliament

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Prime Minister Peter O’Neill re-elected amid parliamentary ‘chaos’ … Alliance will take government “to task”. Image: PMO Peter O’Neill has been re-elected as Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea amid a chaotic day inside parliament. The tenth sitting of parliament suffered a delay and tensions broke out between […]

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Public interest journalism at a ‘crossroads’, says MEAA

By   /  July 31, 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 Public interest journalism at a ‘crossroads’, says MEAA

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Desolate newsrooms may become more common … public interest journalism at a “crossroads” thanks to social media. Image: MEAA Australia’s Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) says public interest journalism is at a “crossroads” in its submission to the country’s Senate inquiry into the future of the form. The union […]

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NZ climate change approach must ‘transcend government’, says report

By   /  July 31, 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 NZ climate change approach must ‘transcend government’, says report

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Concerns have emerged New Zealand may not meet its obligations under the Paris Agreement if a law on emissions is not enacted and soon. This is the view of New Zealand’s Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Dr Jan Wright, which was revealed in […]

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Former chief justice slams Gamato’s ‘premature’ PM election move

By   /  July 29, 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 Former chief justice slams Gamato’s ‘premature’ PM election move

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Papua New Guinea’s Sir Arnold Amet … wrong move legally for Electoral Commissioner to recommend that O’Neill should form government. Image: PNG Blogs Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A former Chief Justice of Papua New Guinea, Sir Arnold Amet, today condemned the actions of the beleagured Electoral Commissioner in […]

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Keith Jackson: From cusp of defeat, O’Neill’s stunning attempt to ‘steal’ PNG election

By   /  July 29, 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 Keith Jackson: From cusp of defeat, O’Neill’s stunning attempt to ‘steal’ PNG election

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The headlines variously read “O’Neill ‘invited’ to form government”, “O’Neill gets tap to form government” and “People’s National Congress invited to form PNG government“. Naive headlines that gave a hint of legitimacy and respectability to what occurred in Papua New Guinea yesterday. But the day had witnessed the […]

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PNG Ombudsman wins court order to extend electoral writs deadline

By   /  July 29, 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 Ombudsman wins court order to extend electoral writs deadline

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz EMTV News reports on the election writs court order. Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Ombudsman Commission has obtained an interim court order to extend the return of the general election writs until 2pm on Monday as uncertainty continued over Papua New Guinea’s new government. Chief Ombudsman Michael Dick […]

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Climate change in Asia-Pacific, advocacy journalism in PJR

By   /  July 28, 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 in Asia-Pacific, advocacy journalism in PJR

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Powering a people – The Solar Nation of Tokelau. Image: © Documentary by Ulrich Weisbach, Pacifica Productions Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Climate change research ranging from Australia and Indonesia to Fiji and Vietnam feature in the latest Pacific Journalism Review in the first publication to focus on media […]

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Rights, cultural activists among winners of Asia’s Nobel Prize

By   /  July 28, 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, cultural activists among winners of Asia’s Nobel Prize

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Then President Benigno S. Aquino III delivers his speech during the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation 2015 presentation ceremony at the Main Theatre of the Cultural Center of the Philippines in Pasay City. Image: Benhur Arcayan/Malacañang Photo Bureau By Joe Torres in Manila An Indonesian tribal rights activist, a […]

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Only 10% NZ school leavers ‘Asia-ready’ and just one-third ‘in zone’

By   /  July 27, 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 Only 10% NZ school leavers ‘Asia-ready’ and just one-third ‘in zone’

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Only 37 percent of New Zealand school leavers believe Asia-related skills and knowledge will be important for the country’s future workforce. Image: Asia NZ Foundation Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Less than 10 percent of school leavers are “Asia-ready” and only 36 percent are “in the zone” when it […]

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