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MIL-Evening Report: PNG’s post-APEC technology dream leaves rural sector far behind

By   /  December 3, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APEC, APEC 2018, APEC Haus, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Development, Development policy, DJF, English, Evening Report, Human Rights, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: PNG’s post-APEC technology dream leaves rural sector far behind

By Pauline Mago-King It has only been two weeks since the conclusion of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, yet much has transpired – to the dismay of host country Papua New Guinea. Papua New Guinea’s trajectory to this monumental event has been one involving great strides from the moment it secured the bid to […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Pioneering NZ Pacific research initiative to make ‘reset’ change

By   /  December 1, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Development, DJF, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Indigenous, Innovation, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, NZ Institute for Pacific Research, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific research, Pacific reset, PMC Reportage, Professor Richard Bedford, Reportage, Reports, Research models  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Pioneering NZ Pacific research initiative to make ‘reset’ change

By Sri Krishnamurthi The NZ Institute for Pacific Research will cease to exist in its current form, Emeritus Professor Richard Bedford said in a bombshell announcement to the Oceans and Islands conference today. Rumours of NZIPR’s demise were doing the rounds after a review of the organisation earlier this year by the Ministry of Foreign […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Pacific’s brightest minds gather for Oceans and Islands research summit

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, CTF, Culture, Development, DJF, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Indigenous, Innovation, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, NZ Institute for Pacific Research, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific research, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Research, Research collaboration, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Pacific’s brightest minds gather for Oceans and Islands research summit

By Blessen Tom In a bold and innovative move for researchers, the two-day inaugural Oceans and Islands conference today brought together the brightest minds of the Pacific to demonstrate what they do. Oceans and Islands – a showcase for the region hosted by the NZ Institute for Pacific Research (NZIPR) – was opened by the […]

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MIL-Evening Report: PM blames Bougainville missing budget on ‘administrative error’

By   /  November 26, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bougainville, Bougainville Autonomous Region, Bougainville referendum, Budget, CTF, Development, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: PM blames Bougainville missing budget on ‘administrative error’

By RNZ Pacific The Bougainville President, John Momis, says he has been assured by Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister, Peter O’Neill, that the absence of a vital grant from the 2019 Budget was an “administrative error”. Both leaders met last week in Port Moresby PNG’s budget, announced last week, makes no mention of the Restoration […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Chinese officials kick out EMTV, foreign media from APEC events – allow Beijing state media

By   /  November 17, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APEC, APEC 2018, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, China, CTF, Development, DJF, Economics, EMTV, English, Evening Report, Featured, Geopolitics, Human Rights, KB, Media, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, scott waide, Trade, United States  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Chinese officials kick out EMTV, foreign media from APEC events – allow Beijing state media

Some critics say that China’s latest behaviour toward foreign journalists casts doubt over its vow to treat neighbours with “respect”. Image: Natalie Whiting/ABC News/My Land, My Country By Scott Waide Papua New Guinea’s freedoms of speech, expression and access to information were challenged yesterday when Chinese officials barred both local and non-Chinese media from attending meetings at three Asia-Pacific […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Scott Waide: How China is several moves ahead in Port Moresby

By   /  November 17, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APEC, APEC 2018, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, China, CTF, Development, DJF, Economics, EMTV, English, Evening Report, Featured, Geopolitics, KB, Media, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, scott waide, Trade, US  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Scott Waide: How China is several moves ahead in Port Moresby

Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and Prime Minister of PNG Peter O’Neill shaking hands. Image: Solomon Kantha/My Land My Country COMMENTARY: By Scott Waide In November every year, the Papua New Guinean National budget usually takes centre stage. But not this year. This week, the 2019 budget came two days before the start of the biggest […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Chinese President Xi’s early PNG arrival upstages APEC rivals

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APEC, APEC 2018, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Development, Diplomacy, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, KB, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Chinese President Xi’s early PNG arrival upstages APEC rivals

News headlines with the arrival of the Chinese president in Papua New Guinea for APEC. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Port Moresby last night to attend the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders summit and is poised to steal a march on rival world leaders. With the […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Chinese president bound for PNG as controversy mounts over APEC 2018

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APEC, APEC 2018, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Development, DJF, Economics, English, Evening Report, Featured, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Security  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Chinese president bound for PNG as controversy mounts over APEC 2018

APEC officials prepare to welcome foreign delegates from 23 countries. Image: Apec.org Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Chinese President Xi Jinping left Beijing today for state visits to Papua New Guinea, Brunei and the Philippines – and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders summit in Port Moresby. During Xi’s stay in Papua New Guinea, he will […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Refugee, migrant culinary delights boost new diversity cookbook

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Auckland University of Technology, AUT, CTF, Cuisine, Culinary skills, Culture, Development, DJF, Education, English, Evening Report, Featured, food, KB, Media, Migrants, Migration, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Refugees, Reportage, Reports, Tertiary  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Refugee, migrant culinary delights boost new diversity cookbook

Students who volunteered for the AUT migrant cookbook include Leilani Sitagata (from left), Amina Mohamed and Tiana Lambert, who spoke of their experience last night. Image: Rahul Bhattarai/PMC By Rahul Bhattarai Students and staff gathered in Auckland last night to launch a cookbook with a difference celebrating culinary delights from refugee or immigrant families – […]

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