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Only independence will appease Bougainvilleans, says Moses

Published By   /  September 14, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bougainville, Bougainville Autonomous Region, Bougainville independence, Bougainville referendum, Elections, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, 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, referendum, Reports  /  Comments Off on Only independence will appease Bougainvilleans, says Moses

“No amount of greater powers or autonomy will appease the people – especially after the loss of over 15,000 lives during the 10-year Bougainville War.” Image: PNG Post-Courier By Patrick Makis The people of Bougainville will only accept independence from Papua New Guinea and nothing else, says concerned Bougainvillean and independence hardliner Gabriel Moses. And […]

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Former BRA and BLF fighters break arrows to heal Bougainville wounds

Published By   /  August 22, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, BLF, Bougainville, Bougainville independence, Bougainville referendum, Bougainville war, BRA, Elections, Featured, Human Rights, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, Peace, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Security  /  Comments Off on Former BRA and BLF fighters break arrows to heal Bougainville wounds

Breaking bows and arrows … the people of Haku show their commitment to the future of Bougainville. Image: Radio New Dawn FM News By Aloysius Laukai in Buka The people of Haku have demonstrated their commitment to the Bougainville peace process by reconciling former fighters from the Bougainville Revolutionary Army and the Buka Liberation Front […]

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Ex-Bougainville VP blasts Canberra’s ‘top down’ interference in referendum

Published By   /  August 22, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bougainville, Bougainville Autonomous Region, Bougainville referendum, Bougainville war, Diplomacy, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, justice, Media, Melanesian, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Mining, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on Ex-Bougainville VP blasts Canberra’s ‘top down’ interference in referendum

Bougainville MP Joseph Watawi … “Australians attempting to hijack our political system.” Image: Twitter Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A former Bougainville regional vice-president has condemned Australia for political interference over the independence referendum process, saying Canberra would be better served dumping their diplomatic and aid corps in favour of “a drunk rugby team”. Bougainville is […]

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O’Neill defends PNG government responses over Bougainville

Published By   /  May 24, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bougainville, Bougainville Autonomous Region, Bougainville independence, Bougainville referendum, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Mining, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on O’Neill defends PNG government responses over Bougainville

Papua New Guinea’s government has defended its handling of preparations for the Bougainville referendum. Video: EMTV By Meriba Tulo in Port Moresby With just a year to go before the people of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville go to the polls to determine their political future, the Papua New Guinean government has defended its handling […]

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Future of Panguna mine at stake in PNG, Melbourne court hearings

Published By   /  May 11, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bougainville, Bougainville Autonomous Region, copper mining, Development, Featured, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Mining, Mining industry, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Panguna mine, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on Future of Panguna mine at stake in PNG, Melbourne court hearings

The abandoned Panguna mine site after Rio Tinto closed down the operation. Image: Business Advantage PNG/SMH By Kevin McQuillan of Business Advantage PNG Two court hearings next week – one in Port Moresby and the other in Melbourne – will help determine the future of the exploration licence for the Panguna copper mine in Bougainville. […]

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O’Neill ‘undermining’ Bougainville peace deal, vote plan, says Miriori

Published By   /  May 8, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bougainville, Bougainville Autonomous Region, Bougainville autonomy, Bougainville independence, Bougainville referendum, Documentary, Featured, Martin Miriori, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, Mining, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Peter O'Neill, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Soldiers Without Guns, West Papua  /  Comments Off on O’Neill ‘undermining’ Bougainville peace deal, vote plan, says Miriori

The trailer for New Zealand documentary maker Will Watson’s forthcoming documentary about the Bougainville peace process, Soldiers Without Guns. Video: Boosted Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A Bougainvillean leader has accused Papua New Guinean Prime Minister Peter O’Neill of “undermining” the island’s 17-year-old peace agreement and the independence vote due next year. Martin Miriori also condemned […]

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O’Neill government suffers first election court rebuff in Bougainville

Published By   /  April 14, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bougainville, Bougainville autonomy, Bougainville Copper Limited, Bougainville mining, Bougainville war, Elections, Environment, Featured, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Mining, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, PNG elections, Press Release, Reports, Rio Tinto, Sam Akoitai  /  Comments Off on O’Neill government suffers first election court rebuff in Bougainville

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: O’Neill government suffers first election court rebuff in Bougainville A delighted Sam Akoitai (in red tie) outside the National Court yesterday after winning back his Central Bougainville seat in the National Parliament. Photo: Sally Pokiton/Loop PNG Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Bougainville Affairs Minister Fr Simon […]

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PNG Mine Watch: Bougainville’s new ‘infamous’ Filipino mining company

Published By   /  February 12, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bougainville, Bougainville Autonomous Region, Bougainville mining, copper mining, Eric Gutierrez, John Momis, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Mining, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, PMC Reportage, PNG Post-Courier, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on PNG Mine Watch: Bougainville’s new ‘infamous’ Filipino mining company

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: PNG Mine Watch: Bougainville’s new ‘infamous’ Filipino mining company Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte exposes “illegal favours” to mining tycoon Eric Gutierrez, whose company SR Metals Inc has now won an exploration contract on Bougainville. Archlight Productions video shot during 2016 presidential election campaign. BACKGROUNDER: PNG […]

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Bougainville autonomy ‘positive’ but improvements needed, says poll report

Published By   /  January 29, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bougainville, Bougainville Autonomous Region, Bougainville autonomy, Bougainville independence, Development, Featured, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Mining, Multimedia, National Research Institute, New Releases, New Zealand, News, NRI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Research  /  Comments Off on Bougainville autonomy ‘positive’ but improvements needed, says poll report

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Bougainville autonomy ‘positive’ but improvements needed, says poll report PNG’s NRI researchers present Bougainville referendum reports. Video: EMTV News By Meriba Tulo in Port Moresby The autonomous arrangements for Bougainville have been described as positive. However, there is also room for improvement – among these, […]

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‘Help us’ plea from Bougainville police to find 18 escaped prisoners

Published By   /  January 5, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bougainville, Escapees, Featured, 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, Prisoners, Reports, Security  /  Comments Off on ‘Help us’ plea from Bougainville police to find 18 escaped prisoners

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: ‘Help us’ plea from Bougainville police to find 18 escaped prisoners A New Dawn radio news team . .. local reporting on the Buka escapees. Image: Bougainville News By Theresa Baranangko of New Dawn FM Eighteen prisoners who have escaped from Bougainville’s Buka police station […]

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