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Micronesia’s president Panuelo claims spying and bribery by China

By Barbara Dreaver The President of the Federated States of Micronesia has made a series of disturbing claims against China, including alleging spying, threats to...

Barbara Dreaver: Pacific leaders’ poor choice for top Forum job an insult

COMMENTARY: By Barbara Dreaver, Pacific correspondent of 1News The appointment of Baron Waqa, former President of Nauru, to head the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) next...

Wenda calls on Melanesian ‘Good Samaritans’ to help free West Papua

By Len Garae in Port Vila West Papua independence campaigner Benny Wenda is in Vanuatu to meet Prime Minister Ishmael Kalsakau’s newly-installed government. Wenda said he...

‘Survival and truth’ – journalists in the Asia-Pacific

Asia Media Centre Journalists and journalism are waging a global struggle for survival and for “truth” against fake news and alternative facts, say two Asia-Pacific...

Pacific Islands Forum shuns West Papuan issue at the annual talkfest

By David Robie The most astonishing unreported story in this week’s Pacific Island Forum in Auckland was a remarkable shift by the United Nations...

Pacific Islands Forum shuns West Papuan issue

By David Robie The most astonishing unreported story in this week’s Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) in Auckland was a remarkable shift by the United Nations...