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O’Neill replies on Maseratis, shuns ‘racist’ critic as opponents call strike

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APEC, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, Asia Pacific Report, Development, DJF, Evening Report, Featured, Global, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Public tender, racism, Reports, Socio-Economics, State vehicles, Strikes, Transport, vietnam  /  Comments Off on O’Neill replies on Maseratis, shuns ‘racist’ critic as opponents call strike

Prime Minister Peter O’Neill says the Papua New Guinean government will not spend any money on the purchase of 40 Maserati luxury sedans to be used to ferry APEC world leaders next month. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Prime Minister Peter O’Neill says all 40 Maserati executive vehicles being delivered to Papua New […]

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Diabetes ‘ongoing disaster’ tops Fiji health bill at $124 million

By   /  April 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, advocacy, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, diabetes, disability, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Health and Fitness, Health media, Health Policy, Health services, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, NCDs, Non-communicable diseases, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Premature death, Reports, Socio-Economics, Sustainability  /  Comments Off on Diabetes ‘ongoing disaster’ tops Fiji health bill at $124 million

The increasing number of diabetes cases has raised red flags in the health sector, a burden Fiji health authorities hope to tackle through the media. Image: Creative Commons/Wansolwara By Adi Ana Civavonovono in Suva The estimated financial cost and economic burden of diabetes in Fiji reached a staggering $124 million (NZ$84 million) in 2014 with […]

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Accidents expose lax safety hitting Indonesia’s infrastructure projects

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Accidents, Airport train, Airports, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Development, Economics, Evening Report, Featured, Indonesia, Infrastructure, Joko Widodo, Labour, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reports, Socio-Economics, Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Technology, Waskita Karya  /  Comments Off on Accidents expose lax safety hitting Indonesia’s infrastructure projects

By Sarah Yuniarni in Jakarta A recent string of accidents in major construction projects in Indonesia has raised concerns of lax safety standards as President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo pushes on with his ambitious infrastructure drive. Last week, a retaining wall at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport near Jakarta collapsed and crushed a passing car, killing one man […]

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PNG’s opposition blasts O’Neill over ‘fake budget, fake revenues’

By   /  December 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Budget, Economics, Economy, Evening Report, Featured, Finance, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Socio-Economics, Treasury  /  Comments Off on PNG’s opposition blasts O’Neill over ‘fake budget, fake revenues’

A tale of two newspapers … contrasting front page views of the Papua New Guinea Budget. Image: Screenshot/The Pacific Newsroom Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Papua New Guinea’s opposition has declared it will fight a good fight to expose and oppose what it describes the 2018 state money plan as a “fake budget”, reports the PNG […]

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PNG seabed mining an environment experiment based on ‘false hope’, say critics

By   /  December 14, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Deep Sea Mining Campaign, Deep-sea mining, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, mining, Nautilus, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, Parties to the Nauru Agreement, PMC Reportage, PNA, Politics, Reports, Science-Technology, Socio-Economics, Solwara, Sustainability, Technology  /  Comments Off on PNG seabed mining an environment experiment based on ‘false hope’, say critics

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Nautilus deep-sea mining project “faces significant technological and financial uncertainties”. Image: Deep Sea Mining Campaign Nautilus Minerals has “pedalled false hope” for experimental seabed mining at the Papua New Guinea Petroleum and Mining Conference in Sydney, claims the Deep Sea Mining Campaign. Non-government organisations and civil society in PNG […]

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NCDs in the Pacific a ‘man-made crisis’, says FAO

By   /  November 1, 2016  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Development, Education, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Food strategies, Global, Health, Health and Fitness, Health Policy, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Nutrition, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, SIDS, Socio-Economics, Sustainability  /  Comments Off on NCDs in the Pacific a ‘man-made crisis’, says FAO

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz FAO’s Policy Officer in Fiji, Dr Tim Martyn, pictured above. SIDS representatives will gather at the Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva this week November 1 – 3 to discuss the Action Plan. Image: UN FAO The death rates associated with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Small Island Developing States […]

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Top journo students honoured at USP’s award night

By   /  October 26, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Arts & Sports, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Culture, Education, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Journalism Education, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Pacific youth, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Socio-Economics, Student journalists, Student radio, University of the South Pacific, Wansolwara, Youth  /  Comments Off on Top journo students honoured at USP’s award night

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Cake cutting ceremony at the 2016 USP Journalism Programme awards which, also celebrated Wansolwara’s 20-year anniversary. USP journalism teaching assistant Eliki Drugunalevu (far left), Wansolwara student editor Chrisnrita Aumanu, head of USP journalism Dr Shailendra Singh, USP journalism tutor Dr Olivier Jutel with founding Wansolwara editor Professor Philip […]

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Top journo students honoured on USP’s award night

By   /  October 26, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Arts & Sports, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Culture, Education, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Journalism Education, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Pacific youth, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Socio-Economics, Student journalists, Student radio, University of the South Pacific, Wansolwara, Youth  /  Comments Off on Top journo students honoured on USP’s award night

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Fiji Broadcasting Corporation’s news bulletin featuring interviews with the awardees at USP’s Journalism Awards 2016. Video: FBC The University of the South Pacific hosted its annual journalism awards this month, honouring some of the top students who report for the journalism programmes multi-award winning student newspaper. Eleven students […]

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