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MIL-Evening Report: Former military chief warns PNG soldiers could be ‘outgunned’ in Mendi strife

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Conflict Reporting, David Robie, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, extraction industry, Landowners, Lead, MIL OSI, Military, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, PNG, PNG Defence Force, political protest, Protest, Reportage  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Former military chief warns PNG soldiers could be ‘outgunned’ in Mendi strife

Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific. – From Asia Pacific Report A former Papua New Guinea military commander has warned that he is “concerned, if not frightened” that the PNG Defence Force may be deploying police and soldiers in the troubled Southern Highlands province facing a deadly weapon. Ex-Brigadier-General Jerry Singirok , a […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Mendi community leaders welcome emergency state in PNG ‘wake up call’

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, Mendi, MIL OSI, Military, Multimedia, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports, riot, Rioting, Southern Highlands  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Mendi community leaders welcome emergency state in PNG ‘wake up call’

Southern Highlands community leaders talk about the post-election crisis in their province. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Community leaders from the troubled Southern Highlands province have welcomed the Papua New government’s decision to declare a State of Emergency and plans to suspend the provincial government. Speaking in Port Moresby, they urged political leaders […]

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MIL-Evening Report: PNG troops arrive in Mendi – PM and politicians apologise for riot ‘distress’

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Crime, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Justice, Mendi, MIL OSI, Military, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, PNG LPG Project, Politics, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports, Southern Highlands  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: PNG troops arrive in Mendi – PM and politicians apologise for riot ‘distress’

Southern Highlands protesters declare “No Southern Highlands government, then no PNG gas project or government services”. Image: Freeze frame from social media video by Sedrick Ranpi Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk More than 100 Papua New Guinea soldiers from Taurama Barracks First Royal Pacific Islands Regiment arrived in the Southern Highlands capital of Mendi at the […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Teachers need to be better paid for the tech revolution

By   /  June 7, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Australia, Banking and Finance, Banqer, Business, Canada, Christchurch, Commerce, Editor's Picks, Education, English, Environment, Exploration, Kendall Flutey, Kiwibank, Make Lemonade Media, Maori, MIL OSI, Mining, New Zealand, News, NZ education & tech summit, Open Source Intel, Press Release Service, Technology  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Teachers need to be better paid for the tech revolution

Christchurch – Teachers need to be better paid as they adjust to educating kids in the fastest growing sector in New Zealand, – technology, an award-winning Maori chief executive of a fast growing ed-tech company says. Kendall Flutey, who runs Christchurch company Banqer, says one of her main concerns facing education and schools dealing with technology […]

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