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Indonesian crackdown on peaceful West Papuan UN vote petition signers

By   /  July 15, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Indonesian crackdown on peaceful West Papuan UN vote petition signers

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Yanto Awerkion … arrested late last month by Indonesian authorities for gathering signatures on a petition calling for a new United Nations referendum on West Papuan self-determination. Image: Benny Wenda Yanto Awerkion, a West Papuan local independence leader, remains imprisoned after being arrested the Indonesian security […]

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USP students, France24 team up in smart-phone Fiji climate story

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on USP students, France24 team up in smart-phone Fiji climate story

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The France24 Observers climate change report on Fiji featuring ePOP student journalists Koroi Tadulala and Telstar Edrie Jimmy. Video: France 24 Observers – in French Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Broadcast student journalists from the University of the South Pacific have contributed on France 24 as part […]

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Pacific exchange student journalists wrap-up internships

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Pacific exchange student journalists wrap-up internships

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Pacific Cooperation Foundation media interns Shivika Mala and Linda Filiai visit the Pacific Media Centre. Video: PMC By Kendall Hutt in Auckland  Student journalists from across the Pacific region have wrapped-up their 2017 internships. Brandon Ulfsby, Joshua Lafoai, Linda Filiai, Safia Archer and Shivika Mala say […]

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‘Don’t run to courts’ over every PNG electoral row, judge says on elections

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on ‘Don’t run to courts’ over every PNG electoral row, judge says on elections

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Andrew Thomas reporting from Port Moresby on the issues at stake in this month’s general election in Papua New Guinea. Video: Al Jazeera Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A Papua New Guinean judge has called on election candidates disputing ballot boxes to follow procedures before “running to […]

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95bFM, VICE media team up to offer ‘authentic, credible’ NZ news cover

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on 95bFM, VICE media team up to offer ‘authentic, credible’ NZ news cover

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Vice Media … new NZ media partnership with 95bFM. Image: VM Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk New Zealand broadcaster 95bFM and youth media company VICE have today announced a new content partnership that will see the two companies bring a daily news column to the country. A […]

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Cyber ‘provocation’ Indonesian police’s biggest challenge, says Kalla

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Cyber ‘provocation’ Indonesian police’s biggest challenge, says Kalla

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz “No need for lessons these days … all [extremists] have to do is access the internet to easily create a bomb,” says Indonesian Vice-President Jusuf Kalla. Image: Indo-Asia Pacific Defence Forum Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Cyber “provocation” — through social media — is one of the […]

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PNG court silences political blogger’s comments, blogger posts gag image

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Banking and Finance, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on PNG court silences political blogger’s comments, blogger posts gag image

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Martyn Namorong … gagged by the PNG National Court. Image: MN Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A Papua New Guinean court has banned political blogger Martyn Namorong from publishing “defamatory remarks” about Electoral Commissioner Patilias Gamato and the writer has responded by publishing a “gagged” silhouette image […]

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Debate in Philippines as clergy assess gains, costs of married priests

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Debate in Philippines as clergy assess gains, costs of married priests

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz A priestly dilemma for the Roman Catholic Church … priest Father Jess Siva poses with his common law wife Bemma at the entrance of their house in Iloilo city on Panay island in central Philippines during 2015. He has been celebrating mass in the town of […]

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Uncertainty surrounds implementation of Duterte’s smoking ban

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Economics, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Uncertainty surrounds implementation of Duterte’s smoking ban

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz President Duterte’s enforcement of an earlier 2003 public smoking ban prompts mixed feelings. Image: Rappler. BACKGROUNDER: By Jerome P. Villanueva in Manila Uncertainty surrounds the effectiveness of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s ban on smoking. In an executive order titled E026, Duterte ensured an earlier ban on […]

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Gamato defends PNG elections in face of mounting condemnation

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Banking and Finance, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Gamato defends PNG elections in face of mounting condemnation

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Masked gunmen ‘hijacked’ three ballot boxes in Western Highlands electorate of Mul-Baiyer. Video: EMTV News By Elizah Palme in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea’s Electoral Commissioner Patilias Gamato has defended the just-concluded two-week general election in the face of mounting condemnation. Some polling is continuing in […]

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Autocracy strikes back: Media freedom under siege in Arabia

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Banking and Finance, Economics, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Autocracy strikes back: Media freedom under siege in Arabia

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz ANALYSIS: By Dr Tarek Cherkaoui Diplomatic quarrels in the Arabian Peninsula have a long history, and small Gulf States, such as Qatar, align themselves with stronger powers in order to confront regional threats. This was the case under Ottoman rule and British colonial rule. However, after […]

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New Chinese-built Koura Way road construction on target in PNG

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on New Chinese-built Koura Way road construction on target in PNG

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz NCD Governor Powes Parkop inspects Koura Way construction progress. Image: EMTV News By Delly Waigeno in Port Moresby Another major road construction in Port Moresby, the Koura Way, is expected to be completed in September. It is being built by the China Harbour Engineering Company at […]

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