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‘Respect human rights’ warning from Amnesty over Philippines martial law

Published By   /  May 25, 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 ‘Respect human rights’ warning from Amnesty over Philippines martial law

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Philippines special forces police checking vehicles at a roadblock in nearby Iligan city after the Maute attack on Marawi, Mindanao. Image: Rappler Pacific Media Centre News Desk The Philippines must ensure that human rights are respected and protected, following the President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of martial law yesterday […]

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Philippines troops rescue 78 hostages from terrorists in Marawi hospital

Published By   /  May 25, 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 Philippines troops rescue 78 hostages from terrorists in Marawi hospital

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Carmela Fonbuena files this a video report from Mindanao, Philippines. Video: Rappler By Carmela Fonbuena in Iligan City, Mindanao About 78 civilians held captive by the Maute Group inside the Amai Pakpak Medical Center public hospital in the city of Marawi on the southern island of Mindanao in […]

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Duterte compares Mindanao martial law with Marcos as hostages taken

Published By   /  May 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 Duterte compares Mindanao martial law with Marcos as hostages taken

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Philippines Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella announcing President Duterte has declared martial law on the southern island of Mindanao. Video: Rappler Pacific Media Centre News Desk The martial law in Mindanao which President Rodrigo Duterte has declared will be no different from martial law during the time of Ferdinand […]

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Chinese banks provide 40 percent of Fiji’s foreign loans

Published By   /  May 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 Chinese banks provide 40 percent of Fiji’s foreign loans

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Economy Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum defends Fiji’s national debt in Parliament as “manageable”. Image: Newswire Fiji Pacific Media Centre News Desk Fiji’s Economy Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has told Parliament the national debt is currently F$4.5 billion (NZ$3.07 billion) and was manageable, reports Newswire Fiji. Currently, the national debt is […]

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Author Nicky Hager reveals behind the scenes of Hit & Run investigation

Published By   /  May 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 Author Nicky Hager reveals behind the scenes of Hit & Run investigation

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Investigative journalist and author Nicky Hager has taken journalism students inside the process behind the controversial book Hit & Run, outlining an example of investigative journalism. He described Hit & Run as a book which “reconstructs a crime scene” five or six years after a botched raid by New Zealand’s […]

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PNG’s forests authority chief granted another five years at helm

Published By   /  May 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 PNG’s forests authority chief granted another five years at helm

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Salome Vincent of TVWAN News reports on the PNG forests industry management direction. Pacific Media Centre News Desk Papua New Guinea’s Forestry Authority acting manager Tunou Sabuin has been reappointed as managing director for the next five years. Forests Minister Douglas Tomuriesa, who left the 2017 PNG General […]

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Firefighters dispute holdup hampers French Polynesian airport

Published By   /  May 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 Firefighters dispute holdup hampers French Polynesian airport

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz An Air Tahiti Nui Airbus A340-300 … hundreds of toursists stranded by the five-day firefighters strike. Image: Air Tahiti Nui Pacific Media Watch The end of French Polynesia’s airport firefighters strike has been held up in Tahiti amid a dispute between two unions, Radio New Zealand International reports. […]

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20 deaths in two years because PNG clinic has no medicine, says councillor

Published By   /  May 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 20 deaths in two years because PNG clinic has no medicine, says councillor

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Troy Taule in Port Moresby More than 20 people in a village in Papua New Guinea’s Central Province have died within the space of two years due to lack of medicine. Ward Member for Paramana village along the Aroma Coast, Kiki Geno, is appealing to authorities for […]

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Southern Cross: Media climate study, free speech in Indonesia and Timor-Leste PM’s gag

Published By   /  May 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 Southern Cross: Media climate study, free speech in Indonesia and Timor-Leste PM’s gag

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Baseline media and climate change study by a team of researchers led by the University of the South Pacific. Image: Climate Change Pacific Media Watch News Desk Pacific Media Centre’s Kendall Hutt speaks with host of Radio 95bFM’s The Wire Amanda Jane Robinson about a study on how […]

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Indonesian student Afi’s blog items inspirational – but her FB ‘frozen’

Published By   /  May 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 Indonesian student Afi’s blog items inspirational – but her FB ‘frozen’

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The Facebook account of Afi Nihaya has been suspended. This was her last post before being blocked. Translated by Khairiah A. Rahman The Facebook account of Afi Nihaya Faradisa, an Indonesian high school student from the village of Banyuwangi in eastern Java who has inspired thousands of netizens, […]

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PNG’s media council unveils updated code of ethics as guide for elections

Published By   /  May 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 PNG’s media council unveils updated code of ethics as guide for elections

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz President Alexander Rheeney (top centre) and a section of the new MCPNG website and code of ethics. Pacific Media Watch News Desk Journalists, reporters and media practitioners in Papua New Guinea have been urged to use the industry’s revised code of ethics to guide their conduct during next […]

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Pacific media internship offers chance to follow regional issues

Published By   /  May 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 Pacific media internship offers chance to follow regional issues

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz One of the PCF interns coming to New Zealand, Shivika Mala of the University of the South Pacific, talks to the Pacific Media Centre about climate change. Video: PMC’s Bearing Witness project By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Journalism students from across the Pacific will have the opportunity to […]

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Thousands support Indonesian petition to repeal blasphemy law

Published By   /  May 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 Thousands support Indonesian petition to repeal blasphemy law

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz North Jakarta District Court chief judge Dwiarso Budi Santiarto reads out a guilty verdict against non-active Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama. Image: Kurniawan Mas’ud/Jakarta Post By Marguerite Afra Sapiie in Jakarta Indonesians have called on President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to immediately repeal Article 156a on religious blasphemy […]

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‘I want my children back’ – Fighting for Australia’s indigenous children

Published By   /  May 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 ‘I want my children back’ – Fighting for Australia’s indigenous children

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Laura Lyons … “I clearly became a target because I supported my daughter.” SPECIAL REPORT: Laura Lyons has been battling the New South Wales and Australian government to have her three children returned to her since they were forcibly removed on 4 December  2015. The children were taken […]

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Indonesia must step up over Papuan development, says ELSAM

Published By   /  May 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 Indonesia must step up over Papuan development, says ELSAM

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Speakers at the Elsam “Decolonialisation to Marginalisation” seminar yesterday. Image: ELSAM The Indonesian government needs to change the policy of development which makes Papuan community a subject, says a non-government organisation that specialises in West Papuan development issues. This has emerged in the launch of research results and […]

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Four killed, eight wounded in bungled Indonesian military exercise

Published By   /  May 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 Four killed, eight wounded in bungled Indonesian military exercise

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Soldiers in position during a VVIP security exercise in Nusa Dua, Bali, in March. Image: Nyoman Budhiana/Jakarta Post/Antara By Fadi In Batam, Ruiau Islands, Indonesia A Chinese-made cannon has malfunctioned and fired off shots randomly during military exercises in Indonesia’s Tanjung Datuk, Natuna, Riau Islands province, on Wednesday. […]

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PNG police chief stands down expat security contractor over ‘illegals’

Published By   /  May 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 PNG police chief stands down expat security contractor over ‘illegals’

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Some of the images circulated on social media such as the PNG Development Forum and carried by TV Wan News. Image: Harley Geita/PNG Development Blog Pacific Media Centre News Desk A group of United States security contractors engaged by Papua New Guinea’s police chief to give firearms training […]

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Timor-Leste journalists facing jail for defamation over PM criticism

Published By   /  May 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 Timor-Leste journalists facing jail for defamation over PM criticism

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Lourenco Martins, former editor of the Timor Post (from left); and Oki Raimundos, current editor of the Timor Post, at the first interview with the prosecutor in April 2016. Image: Jim Nolan/IFJ Pacific Media Watch News Desk The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined its affiliates Media, […]

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Freeport mine in Papua sacks 840 striking workers following May Day

Published By   /  May 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 Freeport mine in Papua sacks 840 striking workers following May Day

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Protesters target Freeport mine and West Papuan self-determination on May Day, kicking off the month-long strike at Timika. Image: Johannes P. Christo/Tempo.co Pacific Media Centre News Desk Gold and copper mining firm PT Freeport has reportedly laid off 840 employees for going on strike in Timika in the […]

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CPJ condemns attack on Afghan state television — at least 6 dead

Published By   /  May 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 CPJ condemns attack on Afghan state television — at least 6 dead

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Al Jazeera’s report on the attack on the National Radio Television of Afghanistan office in Jalalabad. The Committee to Protect Journalists has strongly condemned the attack on a state television station in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, reports Pacific Media Watch. The four-hour attack on the Jalalabad office of National Radio […]

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