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Radio – last bulwark of media freedom and independence

By   /  February 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Radio – last bulwark of media freedom and independence

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz On World Radio Day, celebrated on Monday, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) paid tribute to radio’s contribution to the fight for media freedom and urges support for exile radio stations that uphold the right to news and information of peoples subjected to the most extreme situations. “At a time […]

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Trump slams ‘dumb’ Obama Pacific refugee deal with Australia

By   /  February 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Australia, Detention Centres, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Manus Island, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Nauru detention centre, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugees, Reports, United States  /  Comments Off on Trump slams ‘dumb’ Obama Pacific refugee deal with Australia

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull sidesteps questions about his reported tense phone conversation with US President Donald Trump. Turnbull adds that he stands up for the Australian people. Video: Fuzion Indigo By Cristiano Lima President Donald Trump has criticised a deal by the Obama administration to take in […]

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Trump’s immigration policy has little impact on Indonesia, says Kalla

By   /  February 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Asylum Seekers, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Immigration, Indonesia, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Muslim, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Refugees, Reports, United States  /  Comments Off on Trump’s immigration policy has little impact on Indonesia, says Kalla

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim-majority country, deplores the immigration policy issued by newly inaugurated United States President Donald Trump, says Indonesian Vice-President Jusuf Kalla. The policy bans citizens of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen from entering the United States. However, Kalla said Indonesia would not […]

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Fiji authorities unaware as Iranian refugee slips into Nadi

By   /  February 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Detention Centres, Evening Report, Fiji, Global, Human Rights, Iran, Manus Island, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugees, Reports  /  Comments Off on Fiji authorities unaware as Iranian refugee slips into Nadi

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz This photo of Sawari was taken outside the Jacks of Fiji store in Nadi. Image: Behrouz Boochani/Fiji Newswire An Iranian national slipped into Fiji using false documents last week and is seeking asylum after being a refugee on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea for more than three […]

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Estonia’s high price of energy independence – ‘we have lost our wetlands, our streams’

By   /  January 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, electricity, Energy, Environment, Environmental Journalism, European Union, Evening Report, Featured, Features, Finland, Global, Green politics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, mining, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, renewable energy, Reports, shale, Terrorism, wetlands  /  Comments Off on Estonia’s high price of energy independence – ‘we have lost our wetlands, our streams’

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Estonia may lie a continent and an ocean away from the two biggest polluters in the world – China and the United States – but the nation cannot lay claim to climate innocence. Having mined oil shale for 100 years, Estonia now has energy independence, but it has […]

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‘Dump Trump,’ say Philippine women protesters

By   /  January 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Donald Trump, Evening Report, Gabriela, Global, Migrants, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, racism, Reports, Sexism, Women's Rights, Xenophobia  /  Comments Off on ‘Dump Trump,’ say Philippine women protesters

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Philippine protesters at an anti-Trump rally in Manila at the weekend. Image: Eagle News Philippines Hundreds of Filipinos protested outside the United States embassy in the Philippines capital of Manila at the weekend to denounce Donald Trump as incoming president, accusing him of sexism, racism and xenophobia. Chanting […]

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NZ leads global marches in defence of women’s rights

By   /  January 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Featured, Gender, Global, Health and Fitness, Human Rights, International Women's Day, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, Women's Health  /  Comments Off on NZ leads global marches in defence of women’s rights

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Auckland protesters, some chanting “Human rights are women’s rights”, marching up Queen Street to Myers Park in central Auckland yesterday. Video: Del Abcede/Pacific Media Centre More than a million people have poured into the United States capital to march in opposition to President Donald Trump, a day after the […]

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Obama’s legacy is bittersweet – and its chance of survival hangs in the balance

By   /  January 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Barack Obama, Donald Trump, Evening Report, Featured, Global, leadership, Legacy, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Politics, Presidency, Reports  /  Comments Off on Obama’s legacy is bittersweet – and its chance of survival hangs in the balance

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Professor Thomas Clark The grace. The elegance. The deftness of touch. The quick intelligence. The soaring rhetoric. The unlimited aspirations. The hope of a better life for all. Though Barack Obama’s legacy is rather lesser than some might have hoped for when he was inaugurated president of […]

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President Trump – best and worst case scenarios over next four years

By   /  January 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Donald Trump, Evening Report, Featured, Global, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Politics, Religion, Reports, Scenarios, Youth  /  Comments Off on President Trump – best and worst case scenarios over next four years

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to pack into downtown Washington today for a women’s march in opposition to newly inaugurated President Donald Trump. Thousands more will also protest at marches in London and around the world on the first full day of Donald Trump’s presidency. What […]

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Despite Trump, 2017 should be another top year for global wind

By   /  January 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Donald Trump, Economics, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Post-truth politics, Refugees, renewable energy, Renewables, Reports, wind power  /  Comments Off on Despite Trump, 2017 should be another top year for global wind

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz President-elect Dinald Trump … “bunch of climate-denying billionaires [named] as his key cabinet nominees”. Image: 21stCentTech ANALYSIS: By Steve Sawyer Looking back at 2016, it’s easier to come up with a list of bad things that happened than good: Brexit, Trump and the rise of post-truth politics; the […]

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Endangered – the frontline journalism of outrage

By   /  January 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Book Reviews, Evening Report, freedom of expression, Freedom of Information, Freedom of speech, Global, Human Rights, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Reviews, Security, Telecommunications  /  Comments Off on Endangered – the frontline journalism of outrage

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz War Reporters, a short video launched by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) last year to honour journalists facing “danger zones”. Its release coincided with the publication of RSF’s 50th book in the “100 photos for press freedom” series – this one dedicated to the work of Robert Capa. REVIEW: […]

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Vanuatu company accused of exporting kava ‘trash’ throws industry in turmoil

By   /  January 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Business, Culture, Development, Evening Report, exports, Featured, Global, kava, kava exports, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, plantations, PMC Reportage, Reports, Sarami Plantation, Sustainability, Trade, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on Vanuatu company accused of exporting kava ‘trash’ throws industry in turmoil

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Tainted kava threatens Vanuatu’s kava export industry. Pictured is ground Vanuatu kava sold by a US retailer. Image: Vanuatu Daily Digest By Len Garae in Port Vila The writing is on the wall for the fate of Peter Colmar’s kava exporting company, Sarami Plantation, now that the Minister […]

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Florida airport shootings – few basic questions being raised

By   /  January 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Aviation, Crime, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Terrorism, Tourism, United States, US gun culture, War veterans  /  Comments Off on Florida airport shootings – few basic questions being raised

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Surveillance footage of the accused guman Esteban Santiago opening fire at Fort Lauderdale Airport in Florida last Friday. Video: TMZ website OPINION: By David Robie Just having missed the shootings by a US veteran at Florida’s Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport last Friday by less than a couple of […]

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Out-of-date textbooks put sustainable development at risk, says report

By   /  December 15, 2016  /  24/7 News, adolescents, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, children, Education, Environment, Evening Report, Gender, Global, Human Rights, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports, Research, Sustainable Development Goals, Teenagers, textbooks, UNESCO  /  Comments Off on Out-of-date textbooks put sustainable development at risk, says report

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The cover image of the GEM gender report. Image: Kate Holt/UNESCO By Kate Redman in Paris A new study by the UNESCO Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report shows secondary school textbooks from the 1950s until 2011 missed or misrepresented key priorities now shown as crucial to achieve sustainable […]

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Arab Spring opened some media freedoms in spite of the overall clampdowns, shows researcher

By   /  December 15, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Arab Spring, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Global, Media, Media Freedom, Middle East, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Research  /  Comments Off on Arab Spring opened some media freedoms in spite of the overall clampdowns, shows researcher

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The Arab Spring opened the door to some greater freedoms in Middle East news media and some social change in spite of reverses from the political upheaval in the region. In a study of four countries in the Middle East in the period immediately following the Arab Spring […]

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Phillip Knightley: The supreme investigative journo and storyteller

By   /  December 12, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Ethical Space, Evening Report, Global, Illegal spying, Intelligence agencies, Investigative journalism, Journalism Education, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Obituary, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Phillip Knightley, PMC Reportage, Reports, Security, The Sunday Times  /  Comments Off on Phillip Knightley: The supreme investigative journo and storyteller

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Phillip Knightley … “always sceptical, fiercely intelligent, courageous, witty, highly sociable, politically astute” … Image: SBS OBITUARY: By Richard Lance Keeble Phillip Knightley, the investigative reporter who has died aged 87, was a wonderful storyteller. Once he told my students at City University (where I was a journalism […]

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Pacific loses shortwave radio that dodges dictators – warns of disasters

By   /  December 9, 2016  /  24/7 News, ABC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, BBC, Broadcasting, Disasters, earthquakes, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Opinion, Pacific broadcasting, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Radio, Radio Australia, Radio New Zealand, Radio NZ, Reports, Shortwave, Solomon Islands, Tsunami, Tsunami warning  /  Comments Off on Pacific loses shortwave radio that dodges dictators – warns of disasters

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Dr Alexandra Wake in Melbourne As a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck off the coast of Kirakira in the Solomon Islands early today, triggering a tsunami warning across the Pacific, many residents of the country would have turned to shortwave radio for more information. The tsunami warning has […]

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Greek VJ wins Rory Peck freelance award for refugees crisis video

By   /  December 9, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Evening Report, Featured, Freelance journalism, Global, Human Rights, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Pacific Media Centre, Persecution, PMC Reportage, Refugees, Reports, Security, Television, Video journalism  /  Comments Off on Greek VJ wins Rory Peck freelance award for refugees crisis video

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Fear and Desperation: Refugees and Migrants Pour into Greece. Prizewinning footage shot in October 2015 – March 2016, Greece. Video: Rory Peck Awards Will Vassilopoulos, an Agence France-Presse (AFP) stringer since 2011, has won the Rory Peck award recognising the work of the world’s best freelance video journalists. […]

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Indigenous West Papuans send solidarity to Standing Rock

By   /  December 5, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Benny Wenda, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, North Dakota, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, protest, Protests, Reports, Self Determination, solidarity, Standing Rock, West Papua, West Papuan independence, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on Indigenous West Papuans send solidarity to Standing Rock

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz A previous activist video on West Papua Independence Day. Video: Free West Papua Indigenous groups from around Oceania have sent their support to the ongoing struggle in North Dakota in the United States. While protesters at Standing Rock and West Papua may seem worlds apart, they share a […]

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Carry on Fidel Castro’s global legacy, urges Cuban ambassador

By   /  December 4, 2016  /  24/7 News, agrarian reform, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cuba, Dissent, Education, Evening Report, Featured, Fidel Castro, Global, Health, Human Rights, Land rights, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, Revolution, Social justice, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on Carry on Fidel Castro’s global legacy, urges Cuban ambassador

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Cuban ambassador to New Zealand Mario Alzugaray making an impassioned tribute to Fidel Castro at Auckland Trades Hall tonight. Image: David Robie/PMC By David Robie Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro’s contribution to global social justice and dignity, and to developing nations worldwide – including the Pacific, was praised […]

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