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Air Niugini plane overshoots runway into Chuuk lagoon – all 47 safe

Published By   /  September 28, 2018  /  Air crashes, Air safety, Air Travel, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Aviation, Featured, Federated States of Micronesia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Security  /  Comments Off on Air Niugini plane overshoots runway into Chuuk lagoon – all 47 safe

By RNZ Pacific An Air Niugini plane which landed in a Micronesian lagoon apparently overshot the runway on landing. The Boeing 737-800 was scheduled to stop in Chuuk on its way from Pohnpei to Port Moresby. All 47 people on board are reported to be safe by the national police. LATEST UPDATES AT RNZ PACIFIC […]

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Eight die in Papua plane crash – teenager boy lone survivor

Published By   /  August 13, 2018  /  Air crashes, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Aviation, Civil aviation, Disasters, Featured, Indonesia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Oksibil, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, West Papua  /  Comments Off on Eight die in Papua plane crash – teenager boy lone survivor

Wreckage of the plane that crashed near Paniai, Papua, close to the Papua New Guinea border on Saturday. Image: Jakarta Post By Nethy Dharma Somba in Jayapura A plane crashed in the mountainous Gunung Menuk area in Pegunungan Bintang regency of Indonesia’s Papua province on Saturday, killing eight people on board, including the pilot and […]

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No injuries in Vanuatu ‘runway excursion’ emergency landing

Published By   /  July 28, 2018  /  APAC OSI, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Aviation, Featured, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Tourism, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on No injuries in Vanuatu ‘runway excursion’ emergency landing

Nobody was hurt, but three commercial aircraft were damaged when an Air Vanuatu ATR-72 made an emergency landing at Bauerfield airport, Port Vila, today. Image: Dan McGarry/VDP By Dan McGarry in Port Vila An Air Vanuatu ATR-72 made an emergency landing in Port Vila today. The aircraft, which had 39 passengers and 4 crew aboard, […]

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O’Neill imposes PNG curfew, vows arrests in wake of Mendi torchings

Published By   /  June 15, 2018  /  APR, Arson, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Aviation, Crime, Featured, Media, Mendi, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Protest, Protests, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Southern Highlands, Violence  /  Comments Off on O’Neill imposes PNG curfew, vows arrests in wake of Mendi torchings

Mendi’s courthouse was among two buildings set ablaze by the protesters over an unsuccessful appeal over last year’s general election. Image: Scott Waide/EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Papua New Guinea authorities have imposed a 6pm to 6am curfew in the Southern Highlands provincial capital of Mendi to prevent further violence. Prime Minister Peter O’Neill […]

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Protesters in PNG’s Highlands torch plane, shut Mendi airport

Published By   /  June 14, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Aviation, Elections, Featured, Media, Mendi, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Protest, Protests, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Southern Highlands  /  Comments Off on Protesters in PNG’s Highlands torch plane, shut Mendi airport

The destroyed Air Nuigini Dash 8 at Papua New Guinea’s Mendi Airport. Image: Melvin Levongo/RNZ Pacific By RNZ Pacific Protesters in the Papua New Guinea Southern Highlands town of Mendi have torched a plane and closed the airport. Earlier, the local police station commander Gideon Kauke had said police were guarding the aircraft to ensure […]

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Police again question Islands Business chief editor, ex-publisher in probe

Published By   /  February 15, 2018  /  Air Terminal Services, APAC OSI, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Aviation, Censorship, Civil aviation, Featured, Fiji, Islands Business, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Security  /  Comments Off on Police again question Islands Business chief editor, ex-publisher in probe

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Police again question Islands Business chief editor, ex-publisher in probe Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Islands Business managing director and editor Samisoni Pareti has again been questioned by Fiji police over an online article involving a local magistrate, the news magazine reports. Pareti was today called […]

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The man I never knew – a tribute to a PNG crash pilot’s tragic end

Published By   /  January 6, 2018  /  Air crashes, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Aviation, Disasters, Featured, Malum Nalu, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, North Coast Aviation, Obituary, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, The National  /  Comments Off on The man I never knew – a tribute to a PNG crash pilot’s tragic end

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: The man I never knew – a tribute to a PNG crash pilot’s tragic end By Malum Nalu in Port Moresby As I look into the face in the photoInto the eyes of the man I never knewI see the painThe hurt He shows me […]

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Yogyakarta airport developers warned not to ‘steal’ people’s land

Published By   /  December 18, 2017  /  Activists, Airports, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Aviation, Development, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land rights, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, The Jakarta Post, Yogyakarta  /  Comments Off on Yogyakarta airport developers warned not to ‘steal’ people’s land

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Yogyakarta airport developers warned not to ‘steal’ people’s land A police officer looks on as workers of state-owned airport operator PT Angkasa Pura I bulldoze a building in the vicinity of Glagah village to make room for the New Yogyakarta International Airport (NYIA) in Kulonprogro, […]

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Students reject new Yogyakarta airport, condemn forced evictions

Published By   /  December 13, 2017  /  Airports, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Aviation, Civil Society, Featured, Human Rights, Indonesia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Protest, Reports, Students, Yogyakarta  /  Comments Off on Students reject new Yogyakarta airport, condemn forced evictions

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Students reject new Yogyakarta airport, condemn forced evictions Students protest over the new Yogyakarta airport and forced evictions. Image: Detik.com News By Ristu Hanafi in Yogyakarta Protesters and students from Indonesia’s Alliance against the Kulon Progo Airport have again demonstrated in front of the PT […]

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Vanuatu tourism sector calls for quick resolution over airport contract

Published By   /  February 21, 2017  /  Air New Zealand, Air safety, Air Vanuatu, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Aviation, Bauerfield, Civil aviation, Featured, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Tourism, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on Vanuatu tourism sector calls for quick resolution over airport contract

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Vanuatu tourism sector calls for quick resolution over airport contract Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Vanuatu aviation officials are trying their best to keep to an April timeline for breaking ground on runway repairs. Image: Dan McGarry/Vanuatu Daily Post By Dan McGarry in Port Vila On the […]

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