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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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Indonesian universities ‘ban’ niqab over fundamentalism fears

Published By   /  March 14, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Culture, Education, Featured, Gender, Gulf States, Human Rights, Indonesia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Moderate Islam, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Niqab, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Radical Islam, Religion, Religious tolerance, Reports, Saudi Arabia, Universities, Yogyakarta  /  Comments Off on Indonesian universities ‘ban’ niqab over fundamentalism fears

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Indonesian universities ‘ban’ niqab over fundamentalism fears Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A pair of Indonesian Islamic universities are pushing female students to ditch niqab face veils – with one threatening expulsion for non-compliance – as concerns grow over rising fundamentalism in the world’s largest Muslim-majority […]

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Indonesian protesters call for end to violence against women in Yogya

Published By   /  March 10, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Culture, Featured, Gender, Gender empowerment, Gender violence, Human Rights, Indonesia, International Women's Day, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on Indonesian protesters call for end to violence against women in Yogya

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Indonesian protesters call for end to violence against women in Yogya By Rizki Halim in Yogyakarta Dozens of women held a rally at the Zero Kilometre point in Indonesia’s Central Java city of Yogyakarta to commemorate International Women’s Day yesterday. Taking up the spirit of […]

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Breaking the glass ceiling – two women top Vanuatu ministry

Published By   /  March 8, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Culture, Development, Featured, Gender, Indigenous, Innovation, International Women's Day, Jane Joshua, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Self Determination, Vanuatu, Vanuatu Daily Post, Vanuatu politics, Women in Politics  /  Comments Off on Breaking the glass ceiling – two women top Vanuatu ministry

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Breaking the glass ceiling – two women top Vanuatu ministry By Jane Joshua in Port Vila Vanuatu’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and External Trade is proud to have two women appointed to the top positions of First Political Adviser and Second Political Adviser […]

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