Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  'Asia Pacific Report'
Latest

Murray Horton: Hey, Jacinda, let’s do this – be truly independent

By   /  October 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 Murray Horton: Hey, Jacinda, let’s do this – be truly independent

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz “The Americans are very proud of having won their independence from the British Empire; it’s time for us to do the same from the American Empire.” Cartoon: Malcolm Evans/TDB OPINION: By Murray Horton, of the Aotearoa Independence Movement Jacinda Ardern, we have some suggestions for when you go […]

Read More →
Latest

Disaster risk reduction event in West Papua a boost for sustainability

By   /  October 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 Disaster risk reduction event in West Papua a boost for sustainability

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The objective of Indonesia’s RPJMN plan is to protect the economic growth centers from the threat of disaster, ensuring the sustainability of development. Image: Netral News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Disaster risk reduction efforts need to be understood as investments to sustain development plans rather than mere budget […]

Read More →
Latest

Six couples married in mass wedding in new trend in PNG

By   /  October 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 Six couples married in mass wedding in new trend in PNG

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The mass wedding in Port Moresby today. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A mass wedding ceremony was conducted for six couples in the Papua New Guinea capital of Port Moresby today, reports EMTV News. All six couples turned up looking bright and beautiful for the occasion […]

Read More →
Latest

Top award for Māori, Treaty and colonial historian with new focus

By   /  October 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 Top award for Māori, Treaty and colonial historian with new focus

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Professor Paul Moon … top accolade for sustained and exceptional academic achievement. Image: AUT Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk One of New Zealand’s best-selling and most-respected historians and social commentators, Professor Paul Moon, has been acknowledged for his contributions as a researcher, academic and teacher. The AUT Excellence Awards […]

Read More →
Latest

Goodbye Maggie baggage – RIP neo-liberalism in NZ: 1984–2017

By   /  October 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 Goodbye Maggie baggage – RIP neo-liberalism in NZ: 1984–2017

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz OPINION: By Frank Macskasy Winston Peters has called it: NZ First is going into coalition with Labour-Greens. In reality, it was the only decision he could possibly make. Firstly, National has a scary reputation for devouring it’s coalition partners: Peter Dunne – falling electoral support at each election […]

Read More →
Latest

Jokowi’s foreign policy becomes more visible, says ex-envoy to US

By   /  October 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 Jokowi’s foreign policy becomes more visible, says ex-envoy to US

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Diplomats say Indonesia’s provincial and district leaders should to tap into international opportunities that arise from the country’s position as one of the founders of Asean. Image: Muhammad Adimaja/ Jakarta Globe/Antara Indonesia’s foreign policy under President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has become more visible regionally and globally, contrary to […]

Read More →
Latest

NZ’s Peters opts for coalition with Labour-Green in government

By   /  October 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 NZ’s Peters opts for coalition with Labour-Green in government

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Jacinda Ardern’s speech in full after being named next New Zealand prime minister. Video: Guardian Wires Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Queenmaker Winston Peters ended almost three weeks of intense media speculation by declaring tonight that his centrist New Zealand First party would form a coalition government with the […]

Read More →
Latest

PNG faces ‘catastrophe’ over health if no crisis action taken, warns MP

By   /  October 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 faces ‘catastrophe’ over health if no crisis action taken, warns MP

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Port Moresby General Hospital … Papua New Guinea “has some of the worst health indicators in the Asia-Pacific region”. Image: Archive Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk An unprecedented level of mismanagement of Papua New Guinea’s affairs since 2012 has caused serious health issues, including widespread suffering and preventable deaths, […]

Read More →
Latest

Shailendra Singh: How journalists can walk the Pacific climate change talk

By   /  October 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 Shailendra Singh: How journalists can walk the Pacific climate change talk

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz OPINION: By Dr Shailendra Singh Climate change seems to be getting increasingly more news coverage recently, which is a positive outcome—on at least some levels. But how engaging is the material? A core challenge with climate-change reporting is not only generating sufficient public interest, but sustaining it. This […]

Read More →
Latest

Matangi Tonga condemns state for ‘annihilating’ public broadcasting

By   /  October 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 Matangi Tonga condemns state for ‘annihilating’ public broadcasting

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Viola Ulakai (left) and Laumanu Petelō out after TBC newsroom in “shake-up” … critical of PM ‘Akilisi Pōhiva. Image: Kalino Latu/Kaniva Tonga Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Matangi Tonga has hit-out at what it says are attempts by the government to take over and “muzzle” the Tonga Broadcasting Commission. […]

Read More →
Latest

John Minto: Urewera 10 years on – recounting the lessons of the NZ surveillance state

By   /  October 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 John Minto: Urewera 10 years on – recounting the lessons of the NZ surveillance state

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz A breathless police and media commentary about a cocktail of napalm bombs, terrorist cells, guns, ammunition, Māori extremists, guerrilla warfare, assassination threats against politicians … but it was all hyped up. Image: The Daily Blog On the 10th anniversary of the Urewera raids, we should recount the lessons […]

Read More →
Latest

Indigenous advocacy group calls on Jokowi to revoke forests decree

By   /  October 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 Indigenous advocacy group calls on Jokowi to revoke forests decree

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz A presidential decree may threaten and potentially criminalise indigenous communities that for years have been living in forest areas, says an advocacy group. Image: Bruno Kelly/R/Jakarta Globe By Dames Alexander Sinaga in Jakarta A civil society group has urged the Indonesian government to revoke a presidential decree on […]

Read More →
Latest

Call for Pacific writers – the 2017 Samoa Observer Tusitala prizes

By   /  October 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 Call for Pacific writers – the 2017 Samoa Observer Tusitala prizes

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz 2017 Samoa Observer Tusitala Short Story Competion. Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Prestige, financial prizes and the chance for your story to be read worldwide. This is what lies ahead for authors of successful entries in the 2017 Samoa Observer Tusitala Short Story competition. This is a competition specifically […]

Read More →
Latest

David Hall: Emissions, not migration, the real climate change issue in NZ

By   /  October 14, 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 David Hall: Emissions, not migration, the real climate change issue in NZ

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz New Zealand and climate change … low-cost opportunities in energy efficiency, heating technologies, agricultural efficiency, and technological advances in methane vaccines and cheaper electric vehicles. Image: Vivid economics ANALYSIS: By David Hall of AUT’s The Policy Observatory The problem with climate change – like any wicked problem – […]

Read More →
Latest

Phillip Miriori: Why Bougainvilleans are having their say – ‘No to BCL’

By   /  October 13, 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 Phillip Miriori: Why Bougainvilleans are having their say – ‘No to BCL’

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz OPINION: By Phillip Miriori As many would be aware, we Bougainvilleans have been through a tough history with the disasters that came from the past operations at Panguna, then owned by Bougainville Copper Limited (BCL). One of the key issues that led to our civil war, when around […]

Read More →
Latest

Tongan broadcasting chief blames TBC shake-up on news failure

By   /  October 13, 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 Tongan broadcasting chief blames TBC shake-up on news failure

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz TBC’s chair Dr Tu’i Uata … “news content not popular”. Image: Kaniva News By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News The Tonga Broadcasting Commission was restructured to save it from being closed down, says the commission’s chair, Dr Tu’i Uata. Dr Uata told Kaniva News the TBC faced […]

Read More →
Latest

Ambae’s volcano still smoking, rumbling but now ‘normal’

By   /  October 12, 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 Ambae’s volcano still smoking, rumbling but now ‘normal’

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Latest photo of Ambae’s Manaro Voui volcano. Image: Geohazards Department/Vanuatu Daily Post By Anita Roberts in Port Vila The frequent volcano rumblings felt on Ambae and surface events seen from neighboring islands of Maewo, Pentecost and even Santo in Vanuatu are ideal settings of a volcano experiencing minor […]

Read More →
Latest

Economically empowering refugees a solution to ‘broken’ system

By   /  October 12, 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 Economically empowering refugees a solution to ‘broken’ system

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The global refugee system is failing … here is how it can be fixed, says Professor Alexander Betts. Video: TedTalks By Jeremaiah M. Opiniano in Adelaide Allowing refugees to be economically active in host societies may help solve a “broken” refugee system, says an Oxford University academic. Professor […]

Read More →
Latest

Tongan journalists who clashed with PM reshuffled out of TBC newsroom

By   /  October 12, 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 Tongan journalists who clashed with PM reshuffled out of TBC newsroom

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Viola Ulakai (left) and Laumanu Petelō out after TBC newsroom in “shake-up” … critical of PM ‘Akilisi Pōhiva. Image: Kalino Latu/Kaniva Tonga By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News Two senior journalists have been ousted from the newsroom for new roles in a shake-up at the state broadcaster, […]

Read More →
Latest

Critics slam Indonesian military for meddling in national politics

By   /  October 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 Critics slam Indonesian military for meddling in national politics

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz TNI Chief General Gatot Nurmantyo (left) at a concert with pop singer Iwan Fals. Image: Asep Fathulrahman/Antara/Jakarta Globe Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Critics have rebuked the Indonesian Military, or TNI,  for meddling in politics, as it celebrated its 72nd anniversary last week, reports the Jakarta Globe. The critics […]

Read More →