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Five Palestinians cheering for France at the World Cup 20 years on

Published By   /  July 15, 2018  /  Al Jazeera, Analysis, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Culture, Featured, Football, Football World Cup Russia 2018, Free Palestine, Global, Human Rights, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Palestine, Palestinian rights, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Sports, World Cup  /  Comments Off on Five Palestinians cheering for France at the World Cup 20 years on

French football fans hold a minute of silence to mark the one-year anniversary of the November 13 Paris attacks ahead of the 2018 World Cup group A qualifying football match between France and Sweden at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on November 11, 2016. Images: FIFA.com By Marwan Bishara Twenty years […]

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India’s ‘tribal’ minister visits NZ for relationships but skirts rape culture

Published By   /  May 25, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, Culture, Dialysis, Gender, Human Rights, India, Indigenous, Media, Medical aid, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Rape, Rape culture, Reports, Rural policy, Samoa, Tribal affairs  /  Comments Off on India’s ‘tribal’ minister visits NZ for relationships but skirts rape culture

India’s Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Jasvantsinh Bhabhor greeting members of the community on his first visit to New Zealand. Image: Vandhna Bhan/Te Waha Nui By Vandhna Bhan in Auckland India’s Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Jasvantsinh Bhabhor visited Auckland briefly last Saturday to talk about building international relations, but avoided comment on […]

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Samoan opera singer sings praises for benefit of teenager hopefuls

Published By   /  May 23, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Culture, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Music, New Releases, New Zealand, News, NZ Opera, Opera, Opera in Schools, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on Samoan opera singer sings praises for benefit of teenager hopefuls

Proud Samoan baritone Samson Setu … encouraging young students to choose opera. Image: Te Waha Nui By Leilani Sitagata in Auckland A baritone studying at Auckland University has been touring New Zealand singing the praises of opera to teenagers. The fourth-year music student, Samson Setu, says he was “dragged” into opera by a teacher who […]

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Pacific nuclear activist-poet tells stories through culture – and her latest poem

Published By   /  April 17, 2018  /  Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Culture, Featured story, Front page, Literature, Marshall Islands, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Nuclear Issues, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, poetry, Press Release, Special Report  /  Comments Off on Pacific nuclear activist-poet tells stories through culture – and her latest poem

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Sylvia C. Frain reports from Hawai’i on the release of a poetry work focusing on the impact of nuclear activity in the Marshall Islands. Nuclear activist, writer and poet Kathy Jetñil-Kijner from the Marshall Islands has launched her new poetry work which has a focus on nuclear weapons. Her newest poem, “Anointed” can be seen […]

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Dan McGarry: Want to lead in the Pacific? Try listening first

Published By   /  April 17, 2018  /  Aid, Aid policy, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Australian aid, Balance, Cartoons, China, Culture, Fairness, Featured, Foreign Policy, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, Military bases, New Releases, New Zealand, News, News Media, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Vanuatu, Vanuatu Daily Post  /  Comments Off on Dan McGarry: Want to lead in the Pacific? Try listening first

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Dan McGarry: Want to lead in the Pacific? Try listening first Cathy Wilcox’s Sydney Morning Herald cartoon is a showcase for everything that’s wrong with Australian foreign policy. Cartoon: Cathy Wilcox/SMH/VDP By Dan McGarry in Port Vila The average Australian’s conception of Pacific island nations […]

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Prince of Wales meets kastom – a royal Vanuatu day to remember

Published By   /  April 9, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Chief Viraleo, Culture, Indigenous, kastom, Malvatumaturi, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Nakamal, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Prince Charles, Reports, Royalties, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on Prince of Wales meets kastom – a royal Vanuatu day to remember

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Prince of Wales meets kastom – a royal Vanuatu day to remember By Dan McGarry in Port Vila Meet Mal Menaringmanu, known to many as HRH Charles, Prince of Wales. During his brief visit to Vanuatu on Saturday, Prince Charles was greeted by one of […]

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Gallery: Lumad campaigners appeal for NZ support to defend schools

Published By   /  April 7, 2018  /  Ancestral land, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Culture, Education, Gallery, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indigenous education, Indigenous rights, Lumad, lumads, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, save our schools  /  Comments Off on Gallery: Lumad campaigners appeal for NZ support to defend schools

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Gallery: Lumad campaigners appeal for NZ support to defend schools Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk New Zealand and Filipino teachers, community advocates and students this week launched an open letter appealing to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to end military abuses against indigenous Lumad people in the […]

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Tide of Change – documentary by USP students explores climate action

Published By   /  March 26, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate Change, Culture, Documentaries, Documentary, Fiji, Human Rights, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Climate 2018, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific Voices, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Rising sea level, Self Determination, Squatters, Student journalists, University of the South Pacific, USP  /  Comments Off on Tide of Change – documentary by USP students explores climate action

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Tide of Change – documentary by USP students explores climate action The Tide of Change climate adaptation documentary by university of the South Pacific student journalists. Video: Wansolwara Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The people of Natawaru Settlement in Fiji have seen their humble livelihoods grow […]

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‘Decolonize Oceania! Free Guåhan!’: Communicating resistance at the 2016 Festival of Pacific Arts

Published By   /  March 19, 2018  /  Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Culture, Media, Micronesia, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Press Release  /  Comments Off on ‘Decolonize Oceania! Free Guåhan!’: Communicating resistance at the 2016 Festival of Pacific Arts

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: ‘Decolonize Oceania! Free Guåhan!’: Communicating resistance at the 2016 Festival of Pacific Arts It’s time we confronted the fact that, for nearly 400 years, the state of the island has also been colonial.  It is the unchanged and unrepentant shadow cast upon our unshackled destiny.  […]

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