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Tommy Suharto: Indonesians are ‘longing’ for return to Suharto rule

Published By   /  May 22, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Corruption, Featured, Indonesia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Party Berkarya, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Security, Suharto, Tommy Suharto, Transparency International, United Nations  /  Comments Off on Tommy Suharto: Indonesians are ‘longing’ for return to Suharto rule

Talk to Al Jazeera in the Field programme features Tommy Suharto. Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Suharto political dynasty is being revived in Indonesia, reports Al Jazeera. Twenty years after the fall of the country’s notorious former President Mohamed Suharto, his youngest son is leading a new political party into next year’s elections. Hutomo Mandala […]

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RSF calls on Philippine state to ‘stop hounding’ Rappler in ‘laughable’ move

Published By   /  March 14, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Featured, Human Rights, justice, Lawsuit, Media, Media Freedom, Media law, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Political lawsuits, Press Freedom, Press Release, Rappler, Reports, taxation, United Nations  /  Comments Off on RSF calls on Philippine state to ‘stop hounding’ Rappler in ‘laughable’ move

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: RSF calls on Philippine state to ‘stop hounding’ Rappler in ‘laughable’ move Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on the Philippine authorities to stop hounding Rappler, after officials confirmed that a previously dismissed defamation action against the independent news website had […]

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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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UN human rights chief to send mission to investigate abuses in Papua

Published By   /  February 10, 2018  /  Activism, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Detention, Featured, Health, Health emergency, Human Rights, Human rights violations, Indigenous, Indonesia, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military detention, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Political extremism, Politics, Press Release, Reports, United Nations, West Papua, West Papua human rights  /  Comments Off on UN human rights chief to send mission to investigate abuses in Papua

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: UN human rights chief to send mission to investigate abuses in Papua By Sheany in Jakarta The United Nations High Commission for Human Rights plans to send a mission to Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua following reports of abuses against its indigenous population. “I am […]

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RSF condemns new gagging threats to outspoken Philippine media outlets

Published By   /  February 8, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Catholic Media Network, Censorship, Cyber-censorship, Featured, freedom of expression, Global, Hacking, Human Rights, justice, Kodao Productions, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, United Nations  /  Comments Off on RSF condemns new gagging threats to outspoken Philippine media outlets

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: RSF condemns new gagging threats to outspoken Philippine media outlets The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) is now organising regular “Black Friday” demonstrations in support of media outlets that have been the victims of government hostility. Image: RSF Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk […]

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Indonesian leader meets Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, vows support

Published By   /  January 30, 2018  /  Aid, Anadolu Agency, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Bangladesh, Diplomacy, Featured, Human Rights, Illegal fishing, Indonesia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Myanmar, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Persecution, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Refugees, Reports, Rohingya, Trade, United Nations  /  Comments Off on Indonesian leader meets Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, vows support

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Indonesian leader meets Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, vows support Jakarta will continue its support for efforts to resolve the Rohingya crisis, says President Joko Widodo. By Mahmut Atanur in Jakarta Indonesian President Joko Widodo visited Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, southwestern district of Bangladesh, […]

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