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MIL-Evening Report: Police shut down Bali people’s global conference against World Bank

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Bali, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Global, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, Innovation, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, People Power, People's Global Conference, PMC Reportage, Politics, Radio Republic Indonesia, Reportage, Reports, RRI, Security, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Police shut down Bali people’s global conference against World Bank

Protesters picket the Nirmala Hotel after the second cancellation of the People’s Global Conference in Bali. Image: PGC By Rio Apinino in Denpasar, Bali Indonesian police have closed down the Peoples’ Global Conference Against the IMF-World Bank which should have opened earlier today at the Radio Republic Indonesia (RRI) Auditorium in Denpasar, Bali. As its […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Media prize a ‘defeat’ for Australian refugee censorship, says author

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Behrouz Boochani, Detention Centres, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Investigative journalism, Justice, Manus Island, Media, MIL OSI, Nauru detention centre, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugee Crisis, Refugees, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Media prize a ‘defeat’ for Australian refugee censorship, says author

Behrouz Boochani … Australian government used “systematic censorship” to control refugee information. Image: Hoda Afshar/Behrouz Boochani/RNZ Pacific By RNZ Pacific A refugee journalist detained on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island says winning an Italian award for investigative journalism could end censorship of offshore detention in the Australian media. Behrouz Boochani, who has made a documentary […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Vanuatu Daily Post … latest news hot off the free press

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Featured, Free press, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Newspapers, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, press freedom, Printing, Publishing, Reportage, Reports, Vanuatu, Vanuatu Daily Post  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Vanuatu Daily Post … latest news hot off the free press

“How your newspaper gets to you” … Vanuatu Daily Press press rolling with the day’s news. Video: VDP Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Vanuatu Daily Post, only daily newspaper in Vanuatu, and a leading champion of a free press in the South Pacific, has posted a video of its printing press in action in Port […]

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MIL-Evening Report: To conserve West Papua, start with land rights and forget past mistakes

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bird's Head, Climate, Climate Change, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, forests, Global, Human Rights, Indigenous, MIL OSI, Native forests, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Poverty, Reportage, Reports, Socio-economic development, West Papua, West Papuan deforestation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: To conserve West Papua, start with land rights and forget past mistakes

ANALYSIS:  By Bernadinus Steni and Daniel Nepstad Large landscapes of intact tropical forests will figure prominently in global strategies to avert catastrophic climate change and conserve biodiversity. In this context, the extensive forests of Papua and West Papua provinces in Indonesia are now becoming the focus of international conservation efforts. There are many inherent perils […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Japan’s Kasai nominated as Western Pacific’s next WHO regional director

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, English, Evening Report, Featured, Health and Fitness, Health Policy, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Niue, Open Source Intel, Pacific health, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, WHO, World Health Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Japan’s Kasai nominated as Western Pacific’s next WHO regional director

Japan’s candidate, Dr Takeshi Kasai … elected in spite of strong Pacific campaign over the World Health Organisation (WHO) post for Western Pacific. Image: WHO Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Japan’s candidate, Dr Takeshi Kasai, has been elected as the next World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for the Western Pacific. Health ministers and other senior […]

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MIL-Evening Report: VP’s camp defers to Duterte over his health disclosure – ‘he knows his oath’

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Constitution, English, Evening Report, Featured, Health and Fitness, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Presidential health, Reportage, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, State of health  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: VP’s camp defers to Duterte over his health disclosure – ‘he knows his oath’

Health controversy: The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo in the Philippines says it respects the declaration of President Rodrigo Duterte that his recent medical tests came back negative. Image: Rappler montage By Lian Buan in Manila The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo is keen on pushing for the public disclosure of President Rodrigo […]

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MIL-Evening Report: ‘Most important years in history’ – last chance over climate, says UN report

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate adaptation, Climate Change Resilience, Climate policy, Editor's Picks, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, forests, Global, history, Human Rights, Innovation, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Climate 2018, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Real climate action, Reportage, Reports, Self Determination, UN, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: ‘Most important years in history’ – last chance over climate, says UN report

Warming beyond 1.5C will unleash a frightening set of consequences and scientists say only a global transformation, beginning now, can avoid it. Climate Home News reviews the warnings in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change research report released yesterday. Only the remaking of the human world in a generation can now prevent serious, far […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Tukuitonga goes into battle on behalf of Pacific for WHO position

By   /  October 8, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, English, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Health and Fitness, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Niue, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Tukuitonga goes into battle on behalf of Pacific for WHO position

Dr Colin Tukuitonga, a New Zealander of Niuean descent and proposed by New Zealand, was given resounding support for his nomination from Pacific countries. Image: AUT By Sri Krishnamurthi Health challenges in the Pacific Islands require acute and immediate attention from the World Health Organisation, says Dr Colin Tukuitonga, a New Zealander of Niuean descent […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Palu quake and tsunami sweeps away key Indonesian human rights activism

By   /  October 8, 2018  /  1965 Indonesian purge, 30th September Movement, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, assassinations, Disasters, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, history, Human Rights, Indonesia, Indonesian Communist Party, Justice, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Palu tsunami, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Security  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Palu quake and tsunami sweeps away key Indonesian human rights activism

Palu mayor Rusdy Mastura (seen on the billboard), apologised in 2012 for the mass killings of Communists in Indonesia, becoming the first and only Indonesian official to do so. This paved the way for family and victims of the massacre to receive aid. Image: Ulet Ifansasti ANALYSIS: By Dr Vannessa Hearman When the earthquake and […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Memo NZ: ‘Get on the right side of history’ over West Papua

By   /  October 7, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, English, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Melanesian Spearhead Group, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PIF, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papua self-determination, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Memo NZ: ‘Get on the right side of history’ over West Papua

Vanuatu says New Zealand should get on the right side of history and support West Papuan self-determination. However, reports James Halpin of Asia Pacific Journalism, Indonesian diplomacy with its Pacific allies Australia, Fiji and Papua New Guinea are defiantly undermining Pacific “solidarity” on the issue. Vanuatu’s Foreign Minister Ralph Regenvanu has called on New Zealand […]

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