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MIL-Evening Report: Court appearance: Mosque attack survivors’ and families’ painful day

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Christchurch Terror Attack, Crime, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Justice, KB, MIL OSI, Mosque attack, Mosque massacre, Multimedia, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Politics, Religion, Reportage, RNZ Pacific, Terrorism, terrorist attack  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Court appearance: Mosque attack survivors’ and families’ painful day

FIRST PERSON: By Katie Todd, of RNZ News, reporting outside the High Court in Christchurch The latest chapter in the court proceedings of the accused mosque gunman played out in cold, misty weather in Christchurch today. Reporters and camera crews from around the world lined Lichfield Street from 6.30am, with all eyes and lenses on […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Academic calls for caution over Solomon Islands’ Taiwan/China decision

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, China, Chinese influence, CTF, Diplomacy, DJF, Economics, English, Evening Report, Featured, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Politics, Reportage, RNZ Pacific, Solomon Islands, Taiwan, Tarcisius Kabutaulaka, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Academic calls for caution over Solomon Islands’ Taiwan/China decision

By RNZ Pacific The Solomon Islands Government should exercise caution as it considers whether to maintain diplomatic ties with Taiwan or switch to China, an academic says. Last week, amid diplomatic visits from both Australia and New Zealand, the Solomon Islands Foreign Minister Jeremiah Manele said the government would take its time to make an […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Manus Island refugee given asylum by Switzerland

By   /  June 10, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Australia, CTF, Detention Centres, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Human Rights Defenders, KB, Migration, MIL OSI, Nauru, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, Refugees, Reportage, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Manus Island refugee given asylum by Switzerland

By RNZ Pacific A Manus Island refugee granted asylum in Switzerland will continue to fight for the freedom of refugees Australia detains in Papua New Guinea and Nauru. Abdul Aziz Muhamat, 25, fled Sudan in 2013 but was detained for travelling by boat to Australia to seek asylum. During almost six years in detention on […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Marape unveils new-look PNG cabinet with reformist aims

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Gas industry, Gulf Province, James Marape, KB, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, Petroleum, PNG cabinet, PNG politics, Police reform, Politics, Reportage, RNZ Pacific, Total  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Marape unveils new-look PNG cabinet with reformist aims

By Johnny Blades of RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea’s new Prime Minister James Marape has overseen a shake-up of cabinet which he says will drive reform the country needs. The new National Executive Council, announced by Marape this afternoon in Port Moresby, includes two leading members of the opposition in recent years. The Madang MP […]

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MIL-Evening Report: ABC raid ‘chilling’ for freedom of press, says editorial chief

By   /  June 6, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, KB, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Military, Morning Report, Multimedia, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Police, Police raid, Police raids, Politics, press freedom, Reportage, RNZ Pacific, The Afghan Files  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: ABC raid ‘chilling’ for freedom of press, says editorial chief

How Al Jazeera reported yesterday’s raid by Australian police on the offices of the national public broadcaster ABC. The raid was over a series of stories from 2017 on killings allegedly carried out by Australian special forces in Afghanistan. Video: Al Jazeera By RNZ News An Australian police raid on public broadcaster ABC risks having […]

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MIL-Evening Report: New Caledonia anti-independence parties fear losing control of Congress

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, KB, MIL OSI, New Caledonia, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Politics, Reportage, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: New Caledonia anti-independence parties fear losing control of Congress

By RNZ Pacific The former president of New Caledonia’s Congress, Gael Yanno, says he is worried a mainly pro-independence government will be elected next week. Yanno made the comment on local television after he officially handed over the reins of Congress to the pro-independence politician Roch Wamytan who was elected Congress president last week. Wamytan […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Mixed reactions to NZ Budget initiatives for Pacific people

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Budget, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Evening Report, Featured, Health and Fitness, Human Rights, KB, Language, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific business, Pacific Business Trust, Pacific economies, Pacific education, Pacific languages, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Politics, Reportage, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Mixed reactions to NZ Budget initiatives for Pacific people

By RNZ Pacific  A range of initiatives for Pacific people was announced in the New Zealand Budget last week. This Wellbeing Budget included increases in funding for Pacific health, education, language and economic development. While the Ministry of Pacific Peoples has hailed it as an unprecedented support package for Pacific people, there is concern that […]

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MIL-Evening Report: NZ Budget gives boost for Pacific education, languages and health

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Budget, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Evening Report, Featured, Health and Fitness, Human Rights, KB, Language, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific business, Pacific Business Trust, Pacific economies, Pacific education, Pacific languages, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Politics, Reportage, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: NZ Budget gives boost for Pacific education, languages and health

By RNZ Pacific The well-being of Pacific people in New Zealand has been recognised in this year’s Budget with increases in funding for the community in education, languages, health and business. The government said the initiatives announced in the Budget would provide Pacific peoples with more scope to lift their own well-being. It also said […]

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MIL-Evening Report: PNG Prime Minister Peter O’Neill finally resigns

By   /  May 29, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Democracy, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, KB, MIL OSI, no confidence vote, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, Peter O'Neill, PNG no-confidence vote, Politics, Reportage, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: PNG Prime Minister Peter O’Neill finally resigns

By RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has finally resigned. O’Neill told Parliament this afternoon he had tendered his resignation to the Governor-General this morning. “Mr Speaker, I want to inform this honourable house that at 9.45am this morning, I delivered to His Excellency the Grand Chief Sir Robert Dadae, the Governor-General […]

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MIL-Evening Report: PNG Parliament erupts in chaos as Speaker rejects opposition motions

By   /  May 29, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Democracy, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Haus Tambarin, KB, MIL OSI, Multimedia, no confidence vote, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, Parliament, Peter O'Neill, PNG no-confidence vote, Politics, Reportage, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: PNG Parliament erupts in chaos as Speaker rejects opposition motions

Embattled Prime Minister Peter O’Neill explains why he has gone to the Supreme Court to seek clarification on the vote of no-confidence procedure under the PNG constitution. Video: EMTV News By Jamie Tahana, Johnny Blades and Koroi Hawkins of RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea’s Parliament erupted in chaos yesterday as the Speaker, Job Pomat, refused […]

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