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Media policy in vetting process: PNG Information Minister

Papua New Guinea’s National Media Development Policy is going through the Social, Law and Order Sector Heads vetting and clearance process before it is...

Former PNG PM O’Neill worried about laws to curb media, freedom of speech

The Papua New Guinea Government plans to introduce laws to curb free speech and freedom of the press, former prime minister Peter O’Neill says. In...

Historic Launch of Right to Information (RTI) Initiative in the Solomon Islands

In a landmark event, Solomon Islands has seen the official launch of the Right to Information (RTI) initiative. The project is a collaborative effort between...

Small Island States secure milestone decision at COP28, but concerns linger over Loss and...

By Pita Ligaiula at COP28 in Dubai, UAE In a decisive moment at COP28, Small Island States clinched a historic win, but as the celebrations...

Historic day as revived Fiji Media Council launched

After 16 years of working under oppressive media law in Fiji, its an historic day for the local media fraternity in the Pacific nation...

Cybercrimes are an increasing threat to our administrations: Forum SG Puna

Forum Secretary General, Henry Puna says it is a sad fact that everyday, thousands of criminals go to work with the sole intention of...

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Cook Islands Parliament has repealed provisions in its Crimes Act that criminalised homosexuality.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...

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New Zealand lobbied French on Solomon Islands-China pact, cables show

New Zealand lobbied France’s territories in the Pacific to respond to news of a controversial security pact between China and the Solomon Islands that...

Inaugural meeting of the Pacific Australia Media Leaders Group Communique

This week the ABC hosted the inaugural Pacific Australia Media Leaders Meeting in Ultimo, Sydney, Australia. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Managing Director David Anderson...

Nobles urge Tonga PM to resign as Minister of His Majesty’s Armed Forces

Tonga's nobles are collectively calling on the Prime Minister Hu'akavameiliku Siaosi Sovaleni to resign his defence portfolio as Minister of His Majesty's Armed Forces,...