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PNG court overturns loggers ban on custom landowners entering own land

Published By   /  April 4, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CELCOR, Civil Society, Development, Environment, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, justice, Landowner protest, Landowners, Lawsuit, Logging, Logging companies, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Political lawsuits, Politics, Pomio, Press Release, Reports, SABL, Sustainability  /  Comments Off on PNG court overturns loggers ban on custom landowners entering own land

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: PNG court overturns loggers ban on custom landowners entering own land Landowners win six-year legal battle in Pomio District, site of a controversial Special Agriculture Business Lease (SABL) where large tracts of rainforest have been logged and replaced by oil palm plantations. Image: Scott Waide/EMTV […]

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NZ to give $6 million boost for USPNet telecommunications upgrade

Published By   /  March 27, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Development, Education, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Nauru, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Niue, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Satellite, Solomon Islands, Technology, Telecommunications, Tertiary, Timor-Leste, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, USP, USPNet  /  Comments Off on NZ to give $6 million boost for USPNet telecommunications upgrade

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: NZ to give $6 million boost for USPNet telecommunications upgrade USPNet … the regional University of the South Pacific’s satellite educational communications system. Image: USP By Salote Qalubau in Suva The New Zealand government has committed $NZ6 million ($F8.84 million) to improve the University of […]

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Governor Juffa, police crack down on PNG’s Collingwood Bay illegal logging

Published By   /  March 20, 2018  /  APAC OSI, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cartels, Crime, Development, Environment, Featured, Forests, Gary Juffa, Human Rights, Illegal logging, Indigenous, Landowners, Logging, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Oro, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, PNG Forests Authority, PNGFA, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Transnationals  /  Comments Off on Governor Juffa, police crack down on PNG’s Collingwood Bay illegal logging

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Governor Juffa, police crack down on PNG’s Collingwood Bay illegal logging “When fully laden, a ship like this leaves Papua New Guinea shores every week with stolen forest resources. Shipped by transnational criminal cartels posing as developers. When filled, one of these shipments rakes in […]

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Gary Juffa: How we can stop criminal cartels stealing our PNG forests

Published By   /  March 17, 2018  /  APR, Army, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cartels, Crime, Development, Environment, Featured, Flora and fauna, Forests, Gary Juffa, Human Rights, Illegal logging, Logging, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, PNG Forests Authority, Police, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Sustainable Development  /  Comments Off on Gary Juffa: How we can stop criminal cartels stealing our PNG forests

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Gary Juffa: How we can stop criminal cartels stealing our PNG forests Police action squad dealing to illegal loggers in Oro province of Papua New Guinea. Image: Gary Juffa/FB OPINION: By Gary Juffa In the ongoing saga of stopping illegal logging in Papua New Guinea’s […]

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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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Op-Ed: To achieve gender equality, we need women entrepreneurs

Published By   /  March 8, 2018  /  Analysis, Arts, Asia, Development, Editor's Picks, Equity, feminism, Human Rights, International Women's Day, Lead, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Region, Press Release, United Nations, Women's health, Women's rights  /  Comments Off on Op-Ed: To achieve gender equality, we need women entrepreneurs

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Op-Ed: To achieve gender equality, we need women entrepreneurs To achieve gender equality, we need women entrepreneurs Op-Ed by Shamshad Akhtar,  Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations. Dr. Shamshad Akhtar. In 2018, we have an opportunity to accelerate progress towards gender equality. Movements such as #MeToo have […]

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New Timor treaty will finally set borders to resolve oil, gas row

Published By   /  March 7, 2018  /  Analysis, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bayu-Undan, Development, Economics, Featured, Gas fields, Greater Sunrise, Human Rights, Indigenous, International law, justice, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Oil fields, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Self Determination, Sustainability, Timor Gap, Timor Sea, Timor Sea Treaty, Timor-Leste  /  Comments Off on New Timor treaty will finally set borders to resolve oil, gas row

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: New Timor treaty will finally set borders to resolve oil, gas row ANALYSIS: By Tom Clarke Timor-Leste and Australia has signed a maritime boundary agreement at the UN headquarters in New York today, putting their long-running border dispute to rest. Although the finer details of […]

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NZ Foreign Minister questions China’s influence in the Pacific

Published By   /  March 4, 2018  /  Aid policy, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, China, Climate, Development, Diplomacy, Disasters, Environment, Featured, Fisheries, Forests, Global, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on NZ Foreign Minister questions China’s influence in the Pacific

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: NZ Foreign Minister questions China’s influence in the Pacific Foreign Minister Winston Peters flags a stronger NZ Pacific aid policy and prime ministers Jacinda Ardern and Malcolm Turnbull discuss New Zealand and Australia friendship and differences in policies. Video: Qldaah/ABC New Zealand’s Foreign Minister Winston […]

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Tongan police charge Lord Tu’ivakanō with bribery in passport saga probe

Published By   /  March 3, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bribery, China, Corruption, Crime, Development, Featured, Human Rights, Lord Tu’ivakanō, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Money laundering, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Parliament, Passports, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Tonga, Tongan nobles, Tongan Reserve Bank  /  Comments Off on Tongan police charge Lord Tu’ivakanō with bribery in passport saga probe

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Tongan police charge Lord Tu’ivakanō with bribery in passport saga probe By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News The king’s noble and former Prime Minister, Lord Tu’ivakanō has been charged with passport offences, money laundering and bribery. Police arrested the former Speaker of Parliament yesterday. […]

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Accidents expose lax safety hitting Indonesia’s infrastructure projects

Published By   /  February 15, 2018  /  Accidents, Airport train, Airports, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Development, Economics, Featured, Indonesia, Infrastructure, Joko Widodo, Labour, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Socio-Economics, Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Technology, Waskita Karya  /  Comments Off on Accidents expose lax safety hitting Indonesia’s infrastructure projects

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Accidents expose lax safety hitting Indonesia’s infrastructure projects By Sarah Yuniarni in Jakarta A recent string of accidents in major construction projects in Indonesia has raised concerns of lax safety standards as President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo pushes on with his ambitious infrastructure drive. Last week, […]

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