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USP signs ‘milestone Pacific MOUs’ for enterprising journalism initiatives

By Viliame Tawanakoro in Suva The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) regional journalism programme has penned three milestone Memorandums of Understanding that will...

UN and Fiji renew commitment to child rights

The United Nations and Fiji Government have renewed their commitment in creating a better and brighter future for every child in Fiji. This was conveyed...

Cook Islands Parliament decriminalises homosexuality

Cook Islands Parliament has repealed provisions in its Crimes Act that criminalised homosexuality. The Crimes (Sexual Offences) Amendment Bill 2023 which, among other things, aimed...

NBC and SIBC sign MOU and pledge to extend cooperation to other MSG countries

The National Broadcasting Corporation(NBC) of PNG and its sister public broadcaster, the Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation (SIBC) today signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding...

Tougher anti-human trafficking bill passed in Palau

Palau's House of Delegates passed on its third and final reading a Senate bill 11-73 to expand, update and strengthen the anti-human smuggling and...

A great day for media industry, says Fiji Times general manager

A great day for the Fiji media industry as years of enduring harsh media laws is finally over. Fiji Times Pte Ltd general manager Christine...

Fiji Government’s strength to repeal MIDA Act acknowledged: FMA

Fiji's media fraternity breathed a sigh of relief Thursday following parliament’s decision to repeal the Media Industry Development Authority Act (MIDA) of 2010. The Fijian...

Voting to repeal MIDA encouraging: Fiji PM Rabuka

Fiji's Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka says today’s repeal of the 2010 Media Industry Development Authority Act (MIDA) is encouraging in the restoration of democracy. He...

PINA challenges Pacific countries to follow Fiji’s lead and repeal media legislation

The repeal of Fiji's draconian media law, known as the Media Industry Development Authority (MIDA) Act 2010, should act as a signpost for other...

Fiji’s Media Act repealed by Parliament

Fiji's 2010 Media Industry Development Act (MIDA) Act has been repealed by Parliament Friday despite fierce debate from the Opposition parliamentarians. While presenting the motion...

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