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MIL-Evening Report: A weeping mum from PNG and her long walk for a dying child

By   /  February 7, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Children, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Gender, Health, Health and Fitness, Health emergency, Health services, Human Rights, KB, MIL OSI, Obituary, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific health, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: A weeping mum from PNG and her long walk for a dying child

By Sally Lloyd as told to Scott Waide in Lae A few days ago, I asked Sally Lloyd about the picture she posted on Facebook of a distraught mother weeping over the body of her baby who had died. This is the story behind the picture. They are from Fomabi Village near Nomad, Western Province. […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Vietnamese blogger critic missing and feared ‘kidnapped’ in Bangkok

By   /  February 7, 2019  /  Abduction, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Citizen Journalist, CTF, Cyber-censorship, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Internet, KB, Kidnapping, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, press freedom, Reportage, Reports, Vietnam, World Press Freedom Index  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Vietnamese blogger critic missing and feared ‘kidnapped’ in Bangkok

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on the Thai authorities to shed all possible light on the disappearance of Truong Duy Nhat, a famous Vietnamese blogger who went missing in Bangkok last month, one day after going to the local office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees to apply for […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Jokowi plays it tough, accusing Prabowo of ‘outbursts of lies’

By   /  February 5, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, CTF, debate, DJF, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, Hate Speech, Human Rights, Indonesia, Indonesian elections, Joko Widodo, KB, MIL OSI, Misinformation, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Jokowi plays it tough, accusing Prabowo of ‘outbursts of lies’

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo appears to have gone on the offensive against his challenger in the upcoming presidential election Prabowo Subianto as the second presidential debate draws nearer, reports The Jakarta Post. Over the weekend, Jokowi made strong remarks slamming his rival in his speeches, ranging from criticising Prabowo’s statement that […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Online trolling: Once funny, but now the term meaning is far more sinister

By   /  February 4, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, CTF, cyberabuse, Cyberbullying, Digital activism, Digital challenges, Digital Media, DJF, Education, English, Evening Report, Featured, Flaming, Gender, Global, KB, Media, MIL OSI, Online abuse, Online bullying, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Research, Trolling  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Online trolling: Once funny, but now the term meaning is far more sinister

By Dr Evita March It seems like internet trolling happens everywhere online these days – and it’s showing no signs of slowing down. The British press and Kensington Palace officials have called for an end to the merciless online trolling of Duchesses Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle, which reportedly includes racist and sexist content, and […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Timor-Leste Press Council condemns ‘crime’ against public broadcaster

By   /  February 3, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Human Rights, Justice, KB, Media, Media Councils, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, press freedom, Reportage, Reports, Timor-Leste, Timor-Leste Radio and Television, World Press Freedom Index  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Timor-Leste Press Council condemns ‘crime’ against public broadcaster

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Timor-Leste’s Press Council (TLPC) has strongly condemned political interference in the country’s public broadcasting service (RTTL) newsroom where political-appointed advisors for the president of RTTL have interfered in its coverage. During a press conference at the TLPC’s offices in Dili, chairperson Virgílio Guterres said it was the first political interference in […]

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MIL-Evening Report: ‘Don’t be afraid’ – give Bougainville, West Papua freedom, says Parkop

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bougainville, Bougainville independence, Bougainville referendum, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Free West Papua, Indonesia, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Security, Self Determination, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papua self-determination  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: ‘Don’t be afraid’ – give Bougainville, West Papua freedom, says Parkop

By Clifford Faiparik in Port Moresby National Capital District Governor Powes Parkop is pushing for Bougainville and West Papua to gain independence from Papua New Guinea and Indonesia respectively. Parkop said this in no uncertain terms during a West Papua forum in Port Moresby yesterday. Northern Governor Gary Juffa, who was also present, expressed similar […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Iran refugee detained in PNG wins Australia’s richest literary prize

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Australia, Behrouz Boochani, Books, CTF, DJF, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Innovation, KB, Language, literature, Media, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Political asylum, Politics, Publishing, Refugees, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Iran refugee detained in PNG wins Australia’s richest literary prize

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk An Iranian asylum-seeker detained in Papua New Guinea under Australian asylum laws has won Australia’s most valuable literary prize for a book he reportedly wrote using the online messaging service WhatsApp, reports France 24/AFP. Behrouz Boochani, a Kurd who has been held on PNG’s Manus Island since 2013, was awarded the […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Precarious politics pose threats to world’s three biggest rainforests

By   /  January 31, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, forests, Global, Indonesia, KB, MIL OSI, Natural resouces, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Populism, Rainforests, Reportage, Reports, Tropical rainforests  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Precarious politics pose threats to world’s three biggest rainforests

By Sara Stefanini Political uncertainty hangs over large swathes of the world’s tropical forests this year, raising the risk of more destruction and carbon emissions. Recent leadership changes in Brazil and the Democratic Republic of Congo, and presidential elections in Indonesia in April, are fuelling concerns that politics could side with industries such as palm […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Courthouse torched, police assaulted during Rapa Nui unrest

By   /  January 31, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Crime, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Fair Trial, Featured, Homicide, Human Rights, KB, Killings, Lynching, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Rapanui, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Security  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Courthouse torched, police assaulted during Rapa Nui unrest

By RNZ Pacific Rapa Nui has been hit by serious disturbances after a family tried to lynch a homicide suspect, reports Chilean news media. The news site Ahora Noticias reports that police were assaulted and injured, and a court building and a registry office in Hanga Roa were torched by the victim’s relatives. Police had […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Vanuatu’s ‘shared vision 2013’ tourism shakeup – pipe dream or survival plan

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  Air Vanuatu, Airports Vanuatu Ltd, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Aviation, Business, CTF, Development, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific tourism, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Tourism, Vanuatu, Vanuatu airport, Vanuatu Daily Post  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Vanuatu’s ‘shared vision 2013’ tourism shakeup – pipe dream or survival plan

By Dan McGarry The government of Vanuatu has convened three major tourism and travel stakeholders this week to announce a major shakeup in the sector. Dubbed Shared Vision 2030, the plan commits Air Vanuatu, the Vanuatu Tourism Office, and Airports Vanuatu Ltd to an ambitious expansion strategy. The Vanuatu Daily Post reported yesterday that Air […]

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