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New PM Hou in Solomon Islands pledges to fight corruption

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Corruption, Evening Report, Featured, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Parliament, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Rick Houenipwela, Solomon Islands  /  Comments Off on New PM Hou in Solomon Islands pledges to fight corruption

Prime Minister-elect Rick Hounipwela (left centre) with Acting Governor-General Ajilon Nasiu. Image: Lowen Sei/SIBC Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Members of Parliament today elected Rick Houenipwela, MP for Small Malaita, as Prime Minister of Solomon Islands in a 33-16 vote – and he pledged to fight corruption. John Moffat Fugui, MP for Central Honiara, was the […]

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Indonesia to probe murder ‘involving ex-president’ claim by former anti-graft head

By   /  February 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Anti-corruption, Anti-graft, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Corruption, Crime, Evening Report, Indonesia, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Indonesia to probe murder ‘involving ex-president’ claim by former anti-graft head

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Former Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) chairman Antasari Azhar attending a recent election debate in Jakarta. Image: Hafidz Mubarak/Antara By Ainur Rohmah in Jakarta Police will investigate the allegations made by a former head of an Indonesian anti-corruption body who has accused an ex-president of being involved in the […]

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Duma, Pok step aside in PNG’s Manumanu defence land probe

By   /  February 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Anti-corruption, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Business, Corruption, Development, Evening Report, Featured, Inquiry, Land deal, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Pacific Media Centre, Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea Defence Force, Peter O'Neill, PMC Reportage, PNG Defence Force, Politics, Reports  /  Comments Off on Duma, Pok step aside in PNG’s Manumanu defence land probe

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Heads roll and investigations begin over the Manumanu defence land deal. Video: EMTV By Gynnie Kero in Port Moresby Two Papua New Guinea cabinet ministers have stepped aside pending a Commission of Inquiry into the Manumanu defence ministry land deal in Central province. Public Enterprise and State Investment […]

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Peter S. Kinjap: Only a ‘scrub up’, fresh MPs can save PNG’s future

By   /  February 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Anti-corruption, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cartoons, Civil Society, Corruption, Cyber-crime laws, Elections, Evening Report, Featured, General election, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, People's National Congress, PMC Reportage, PNC, Politics, Reports, SABL, Special Agriculture and Business Leases, Whistleblower law, whistleblowers  /  Comments Off on Peter S. Kinjap: Only a ‘scrub up’, fresh MPs can save PNG’s future

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz A cartoon about the lack of action in reversing the huge Special Agricultural and Business Leases (SABL) land grab, or to stop illegal logging in SABL areas. Cartoon: PNGExposed OPINION: By Peter S. Kinjap in Port Moresby. The current Papua New Guinea government is being accused of being […]

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Peter S. Kinjap: Only a ‘scrub up’, new MPs can save PNG’s future

By   /  February 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Anti-corruption, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cartoons, Civil Society, Corruption, Cyber-crime laws, Elections, Evening Report, Featured, General election, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, People's National Congress, PMC Reportage, PNC, Politics, Reports, SABL, Special Agriculture and Business Leases, Whistleblower law, whistleblowers  /  Comments Off on Peter S. Kinjap: Only a ‘scrub up’, new MPs can save PNG’s future

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz A cartoon about the lack of action in reversing the huge Special Agricultural and Business Leases (SABL) land grab, or to stop illegal logging in SABL areas. Cartoon: PNGExposed OPINION: By Peter S. Kinjap in Port Moresby. The current Papua New Guinea government is being accused of being […]

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Transparency PNG chief condemns sacking of 9 whistleblowers

By   /  February 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Censorship, Corruption, Evening Report, Fraud, governance, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, PNG Defence Force, Politics, Reports, TIPNG, Transparency International PNG, whistleblowers  /  Comments Off on Transparency PNG chief condemns sacking of 9 whistleblowers

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Reports of the sacking of nine civilian staff of Papua New Guinea’s Defence Department should be of concern to all public servants and the general public, says Transparency International PNG. “The nine staff reportedly spoke out about issues of maladministration, mismanagement and misappropriation within their department,” the corruption […]

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Parkop calls on PNG to use state veto power to revoke land leases

By   /  December 13, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Corruption, Development, Evening Report, Featured, Land rights, Lands Department, Lawsuit, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, NCD, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Political lawsuits, Powes Parkop, Reports  /  Comments Off on Parkop calls on PNG to use state veto power to revoke land leases

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Cedric Patjole in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea’s National Capital District Governor Powes Parkop is calling on the state to use its veto powers to revoke land leases given to private companies or individuals and return them for public use. Parkop said many of the ongoing court […]

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WJEC16: Student shootings in PNG, j-schools, corruption and climate change

By   /  December 12, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Anti-corruption, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Corruption, Evening Report, Human Rights, journalism, Journalism Education, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Reports, Samoa, Student journalism, Vanuatu, WJEC16  /  Comments Off on WJEC16: Student shootings in PNG, j-schools, corruption and climate change

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Heavily armed Papua New Guinea police in camouflage fatigues confront students before opening fire on them on 8 June 2016. Image: PMC video The shootings of university students in Papua New Guinea in June, journalism education in the Pacific, climate change challenges in the Asia-Pacific region and corruption […]

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Indonesian anticorruption activist George Aditjondro dies in Palu

By   /  December 12, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Anti-corruption, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Corruption, Evening Report, Human Rights, Indonesia, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Obituary, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Indonesian anticorruption activist George Aditjondro dies in Palu

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz George Junus Aditjondro (right) … “His works and audacity to speak up put him into trouble several times.” . Image: Tribun Jogja/Hasan Sakri Ghazali/The Jakarta Post By Ruslan Sangadji in Jakarta Activist, researcher, scholar and former Tempo magazine journalist George Junus Aditjondro has died in Palu, Central Sulawesi. He […]

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Peter Solo Kinjap: Confronting corruption – know our rights and insist on them

By   /  December 8, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Corruption, Democracy, Evening Report, leadership, Leadership codes, Melanesian, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Public office, Reports, Western, westminster  /  Comments Off on Peter Solo Kinjap: Confronting corruption – know our rights and insist on them

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz OPINION: By Peter S. Kinjap in Port Moresby Many current Papua New Guinean parliamentarians are highly respected individuals in their own areas – successful in business, education or public service. With such backgrounds, they routinely attract great respect. This drives their popularity and ability to attract votes when […]

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Myanmar media chiefs detained over defamation

By   /  November 14, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Corruption, Defamation, Democracy, Evening Report, Global, Human Rights, Justice, Language, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Myanmar, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Freedom, Reports, Social Media, Technology  /  Comments Off on Myanmar media chiefs detained over defamation

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Media monitors say Myanmar’s restrictive media laws raise concerns about press freedom under the government of Aung San Suu Kyi, who is well-known for advocating for democracy and human rights in the region. Video: Radio Free Asia The chief-executive and the chief-editor of Myanmar’s largest daily newspaper have […]

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Media face blockade over human rights reporting in Myanmar

By   /  November 8, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Civil Society, Corruption, Crime, Development, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Human rights cases, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Military Forces, Myanmar, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Politics, Religion, Reports, Security, sexual abuse  /  Comments Off on Media face blockade over human rights reporting in Myanmar

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz AL Jazeera’s report on the crisis in Myanmar: The video includes exclusive interviews with villagers who reveal accounts of military officers killing a 13-year-old boy and women in a village being held down and raped. Video: Al Jazeera English Media organisations which, are attempting to report on soldiers […]

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Indonesian victims petition against Suharto’s ‘hero’ status

By   /  October 31, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Corruption, Crime, Development, dictatorship, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Human rights violations, Indonesia, Massacres, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Order, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Politics, Religion, Reports, Suharto  /  Comments Off on Indonesian victims petition against Suharto’s ‘hero’ status

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Forum ’65 members during a dialogue with the Ministry of Social Affairs. Image CNN Indonesia Victims of human rights violence from Indonesia’s New Order era, visited the Social Affairs Ministry (Kemensos) to hand over petitions which, opposed the nomination of former Indonesian President Suharto being bestowed a ‘national […]

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