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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: 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: 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: Rights violations, censorship threatens EU-Vietnam deal, says watchdog

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Censorship, Cyber-censorship, Dissent, English, Evening Report, Free trade, Free Trade Agreement, Gender, Human Rights, Human Rights Defenders, Media, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Peaceful protest, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Vietnam  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Rights violations, censorship threatens EU-Vietnam deal, says watchdog

Vietnam’s human rights record could jeopardise an upcoming free trade deal with the European Union, according to Human Rights Watch. Asia-Pacific Journalism’s Jessica Marshall reports. A global human rights watchdog claims that Vietnam’s human rights record could jeopardise a free trade deal with the European Union. A warning letter by Human Rights Watch, dated September […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Palu disaster: Why Indonesia’s tsunamis are so deadly

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Disasters, Earthquakes, English, Evening Report, Featured, Indonesia, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Palu tsunami, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Tsunami  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Palu disaster: Why Indonesia’s tsunamis are so deadly

ANALYSIS: By Dr Anja Scheffers The magnitude 7.5 earthquake, and subsequent tsunami, that struck Indonesia days ago has resulted in at least 1,200 deaths. Authorities are still gauging the extent of the damage, but it is clear the earthquake and tsunami had a devastating effect on the Sulawesi region, particularly the city of Palu. It’s […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Chaos in Palu after quake and tsunami as survivors deal with hunger, thirst

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Disasters, Earthquakes, English, Evening Report, Featured, Indonesia, MIL OSI, natural disaster, Natural Disasters, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Palu tsunami, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Tsunami  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Chaos in Palu after quake and tsunami as survivors deal with hunger, thirst

By Ruslan Sangadji and Andi Hajramurni in Palu, Indonesia In the wake of mass destruction caused by Indonesia’s 7.4-magnitude earthquake and the subsequent tsunami, survivors in Palu and Donggala in Central Sulawesi have been scrambling to salvage food supplies and other items, as aid from the central government began to trickle into the region. Yesterday, […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Duterte critic Trillanes second senator to be arrested – for 2003 ‘rebellion’

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, Antonio Trillanes IV, APR, Arrest warrant, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Bail, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Justice, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Political lawsuits, political prisoners, Politics, Rebellion, Reportage, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, senate  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Duterte critic Trillanes second senator to be arrested – for 2003 ‘rebellion’

Senator Antonio Trillanes … a rebellion charge against Trillanes has been revived after President Rodrigo Duterte issued Proclamation No. 572, revoking a presidential amnesty. Image: NCRPO By Rambo Talabong in ManilaOutspoken critic Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has become the second opposition senator to be arrested under the Duterte presidency. A team led by Makati police […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Philippine protesters stage anti-martial law demos as Duterte trust plummets

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Civil Society, dictatorship, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Ferdinand Marcos, history, Human Rights, Martial Law, Media, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Protests, Reportage, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, War on drugs  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Philippine protesters stage anti-martial law demos as Duterte trust plummets

Protesters mark the 46th anniversary of the declaration of martial law under Philippines dictator Marcos with demonstrations against President Duterte. Video: Rappler By Paterno Esmaquel II in Manila Protesters have staged the most widespread barrage of protests yesterday against President Rodrigo Duterte, as Filipinos marked the 46th anniversary of the declaration of martial law under […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Japanese development aid funding splits Pacific unity on key WHO post

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, English, Evening Report, Health and Fitness, Health Policy, Japan, Malaysia, MIL OSI, Nauru, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Islands health, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, WHO, World Health Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Japanese development aid funding splits Pacific unity on key WHO post

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 The Western Pacific post for the World Health Organisation is a vitally important role for the region. However, reports Sri Krishnamurthi for Asia Pacific Journalism, the earlier unity over […]

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