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USP students raise Pacific climate change awareness using cellphones

Published By   /  April 19, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bearing Witness, Climate, Education, Environment, ePOP, Featured, Fiji, Human Rights, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific youth, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Smartphones, Youth, Youth storytelling  /  Comments Off on USP students raise Pacific climate change awareness using cellphones

Bearing Witness talks to ePOP climate change video makers. Video: Pacific Media Centre By Hele Ikimotu with visuals by Blessen Tom in Suva Ten students from the University of the South Pacific have captured the effects of climate change on their smartphone devices. The task was organised through an eParticipatory Observers Project (ePOP) workshop last […]

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USP celebrates 50 years and leads research action on climate change

Published By   /  April 18, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bearing Witness, Climate, Climate Action, Climate Change, Education, Environment, Featured, Fiji, Media, media education, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, PACE-SD, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Real climate action, Reports, Research, University media, University of the South Pacific, USP, Video  /  Comments Off on USP celebrates 50 years and leads research action on climate change

Bearing Witness crew Blessen Tom and Hele Ikimotu’s video story of USP’s ongoing 50th anniversary celebrations and climate change. Video: AUT Pacific Media Centre By Hele Ikimotu with visuals by Blessen Tom in Suva This year, the University of the South Pacific is celebrating 50 years since its opening in Fiji in  1968. The university’s […]

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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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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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Graduating USP student journalists tell of hard work, sacrifices on way

Published By   /  March 24, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Education, Featured, Fiji, journalism, Journalism Education, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, University of the South Pacific, USP, Wansolwara  /  Comments Off on Graduating USP student journalists tell of hard work, sacrifices on way

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Graduating USP student journalists tell of hard work, sacrifices on way Three of the USP journalism graduates, Vilimaina Naqelevuki (from left), Chrisnrita Aumanu and Anishma Prasad, with their scrolls at the National Gymnasium in Suva. Image: Koroi Tadulala/Wansolwara By Mereoni Mili in Suva It was […]

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Tongan ban on girls playing rugby and boxing ‘not our policy’, says Pohiva

Published By   /  March 24, 2018  /  'Akilisi Pohiva, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Education, Featured, Gender, Human Rights, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Quick Rip, Reports, Rugby ban, Rugby Union, Sports, Tonga, Tonga High School, Women's rights, Women's rugby  /  Comments Off on Tongan ban on girls playing rugby and boxing ‘not our policy’, says Pohiva

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Tongan ban on girls playing rugby and boxing ‘not our policy’, says Pohiva A ban on girls playing rugby in state schools in Tonga has polarised public opinion. Image: Matangi Tonga Online By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News Tonga’s Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva disagrees […]

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Data collection on children in Pacific ‘poor’, says UNICEF

Published By   /  March 16, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Children, Education, Federated States of Micronesia, Health, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Nauru, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Islands health, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, SDG, Social issues, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, UNICEF, Youth  /  Comments Off on Data collection on children in Pacific ‘poor’, says UNICEF

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Data collection on children in Pacific ‘poor’, says UNICEF Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Poor data collection in several Pacific Island countries is obstructing UNICEF’s first assessment to measure progress in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals for children according to a report. UNICEF’s report Progress for Children in […]

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PMC projects lure doco makers, politics writer and Fiji journalist

Published By   /  March 15, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Education, Fiji, Kiribati, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Research  /  Comments Off on PMC projects lure doco makers, politics writer and Fiji journalist

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: PMC projects lure doco makers, politics writer and Fiji journalist Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Pacific Media Centre project students and interns this year announced this week include two young budding documentary makers and a seasoned journalist from Fiji with more than two decades of experience. […]

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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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Poor Vanuatu pay ruling risks negative impact on security, say upset police

Published By   /  January 27, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Development, Education, Featured, Labour, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Police, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Salaries, Security, Teachers, Vanuatu, Wages  /  Comments Off on Poor Vanuatu pay ruling risks negative impact on security, say upset police

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Poor Vanuatu pay ruling risks negative impact on security, say upset police Vanuatu police in the Manaro rescue operation last year on Ambae. Image: Richard Nanua/Vanuatu Daily Post By Richard M. Nanua in Port Vila Some Vanuatu police officers have raised dissatisfaction on the implementation […]

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