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Tong Sang voted in as new French Polynesia assembly president

Published By   /  May 18, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Elections, Featured, Gaston Tong Sang, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Tahiti, Tahitian elections, Tapura Huiraatira  /  Comments Off on Tong Sang voted in as new French Polynesia assembly president

Territorial President Gaston Tong Sang … elected two months after being given a one-year suspended jail sentence for abusing public funds. Image: RNZ Pacific French Polynesia’s Territorial Assembly has elected the ruling Tapura Huiraatira party’s Gaston Tong Sang as its new assembly president for a five-year term, reports RNZ Pacific. He secured the support of […]

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Tahiti incumbent defies corruption cloud to easily win election

Published By   /  May 10, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Corruption, Edouard Fritch, Elections, Featured, Gaston Flosse, Independence, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Caledonia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Oscar Temaru, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Tahiti, Tapura Huirraatira  /  Comments Off on Tahiti incumbent defies corruption cloud to easily win election

Tahitian President Edouard Fritch … increased majority as pro-independence groups take a hit. Image: Hawai’an Public Radio/Alchetron Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk In the elections held in French Polynesia over the weekend, the ruling party of President Edouard Fritch scored a decisive victory and will return to power with an expanded majority. Neal Conan of Hawai’i […]

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Macron begins New Caledonia visit as independence vote looms

Published By   /  May 3, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Elections, Emmanuel Macron, Featured, France, Francophone, Global, Independence, Kanak independence, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Caledonia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Tahiti, Tahitian elections  /  Comments Off on Macron begins New Caledonia visit as independence vote looms

The Kanak flag and the French Tricolour …. an independence vote is due on November 4. Image: RNZ Pacific Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk French President Emmanuel Macron today began a three-day visit to New Caledonia – six months before the territory’s vote on independence from France, reports RNZ Pacific. Macron is due to meet a […]

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20 years on, the disturbing case of journalist ‘JPK’ is still unsolved

Published By   /  December 16, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Crime, Disappearance, Editor's Picks, Featured, France, History, Human Rights, Jean-Pascal Couraud, JPK, Kidnapping, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Murder, Mystery, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Tahiti  /  Comments Off on 20 years on, the disturbing case of journalist ‘JPK’ is still unsolved

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: 20 years on, the disturbing case of journalist ‘JPK’ is still unsolved By Walter Zweifel of RNZ Pacific It’s 20 years today since French Polynesian journalist Jean-Pascal Couraud vanished. “JPK”, as he was widely known, left no trace, no body has ever been found. There […]

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