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MIL-Evening Report: ‘Staggering’ drop in PNG’s resource sector revenue hits development

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Development, Economics, English, Evening Report, Extractive industries, Featured, MIL OSI, Mining, Oil and gas, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, PNG Economics, Politics, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: ‘Staggering’ drop in PNG’s resource sector revenue hits development

Papua New Guinea’s mining, oil and gas sector … “precipitous decline in resource revenues” for the whole country. Images: Ramu Mine By Glenn Banks and Martyn Namorong in Port Moresby Government revenues from Papua New Guinea’s mining, oil and gas sector have essentially dried up. With the ongoing effects of the devastating earthquake in Hela […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Indonesian police arrest 49 in attack, vandalising of Papuan dormitory

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Democracy, English, Evening Report, Featured, Global, history, Human Rights, Indonesia, Justice, Language, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papuan Student Alliance, PMC Reportage, Politics, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports, West Papua, West Papuan self-determination, West Papuan students  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Indonesian police arrest 49 in attack, vandalising of Papuan dormitory

The 49 arrested Papuan students in Surabaya police station after the protest. Image: Suara Papua By Bastian Tebai in Surabaya Indonesian police last night arrested 49 Papuan students who live at the Kamasan Papuan Dormitory in the East Java provincial capital of Surabaya and they are being held at the district police headquarters (Polrestabes). There […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Labour activists launch Kate Hoey for Tory leader campaign

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  Brexit, deselection, England, English, EU, Europe, Featured, great britain, Hoey for Leader, Kate Hoey, Labour, Labour List UK, Labour Party, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Trade, UK Politics, Uncategorized, United Kingdom, Vauxhall Labour  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Labour activists launch Kate Hoey for Tory leader campaign

Source: Labour List UK Labour activists have launched a campaign urging Brexiteer rebel Kate Hoey to run for leader of the Conservative Party. Party members involved with the campaign point out that Hoey has gone against the Labour Party line on several issues, from Brexit to fox hunting and grammar schools. The newly set up website Hoey for […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Train fare hikes are an “insult” to commuters, says Corbyn

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Aid, Andy McDonald, British, Chris Grayling, England, English, Europe, Featured, great britain, Jeremy Corbyn, Labour, Labour List UK, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Railway chaos, Technology, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Train fare hikes are an “insult” to commuters, says Corbyn

Source: Labour List UK Jeremy Corbyn has slammed train fare hikes as an “insult” to commuters across Britain who are suffering due to the government’s “shambolic mismanagement” of the railways. Today it was confirmed that train fares are being increased by 3.2% next year. The rise means the average commuter will pay £2,980 for their season ticket […]

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MIL-Evening Report: NZ teacher ‘superheroes’ call for a better deal in first strike in 24 years

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Education, English, Evening Report, Featured, Labour, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Strikes, Teacher strike, teachers, teaching  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: NZ teacher ‘superheroes’ call for a better deal in first strike in 24 years

Multimedia story by Leilani Sitagata in Auckland About 30,000 primary and intermediate school teachers and principals went on strike for the first time in almost a quarter century today. A total of 1479 schools were closed – about threequarters of the number in New Zealand – with an impact on more than 400,000 children across […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Dan McGarry: Fighting for media freedom and truth in the Pacific

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, China, English, Evening Report, Featured, Justice, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Nauru, Nauru detention centre, Open Source Intel, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific journalism, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Peace Ark, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Dan McGarry: Fighting for media freedom and truth in the Pacific

When the host country Nauru banned the pool broadcaster, ABC, from the Pacific Islands summit set for next month, it was condemned widely for an attack on freedom on the media. Lee Duffield recently paid a visit to Dan McGarry, media director of the Vanuatu Daily Post, who took a lead, declaring his outlet would […]

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MIL-Evening Report: RSF calls on Nauru to allow banned ABC to cover Pacific Islands Forum

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  ABC ban, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Detention Centres, English, Evening Report, Featured, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Nauru, Nauru detention centre, Open Source Intel, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reporters Sans Frontieres, Reporters Without Borders, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: RSF calls on Nauru to allow banned ABC to cover Pacific Islands Forum

ABC ban … “The Nauruan government should not be allowed to dictate who fills the positions in an Australian media pool.” Image: David Robie/PMC By Reporters Without Borders Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on Nauru to rescind its decision to bar Australia’s public radio and TV broadcaster, ABC, from covering the Pacific Islands Forum […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Ralph Regenvanu: Pacific regionalism, climate finance and women in politics

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Development, Development policy, Diplomacy, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Foreign Policy, Gender, Green Climate Fund, Human Rights, Melanesian Spearhead Group, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Parliament, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, United Liberation Movement for West Papua, Vanuatu, West Papua  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Ralph Regenvanu: Pacific regionalism, climate finance and women in politics

Tess Newton Cain talks to Ralph Regenvanu During a recent trip to Port Vila, Tess Newton Cain caught up with Ralph Regenvanu, Minister for Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and External Trade in the Vanuatu government. Regenvanu describes himself as a Port Vila citizen. He has lived for most of his life in the capital of […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Mission accomplished: Why ‘blockade buster’ boats to Gaza still succeed

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Anti-apartheid, Apartheid regimes, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Featured, Gaza, Gaza blockade, Gaza Freedom Flotilla, Global, Human Rights, Kia Ora Gaza, Mike Treen, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Roger Fowler  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Mission accomplished: Why ‘blockade buster’ boats to Gaza still succeed

ANALYSIS: By Ramzy Baroud, recently in New Zealand When Mike Treen, the national director of the Unite Union in New Zealand, arrived at the airport in Auckland earlier this month, a group of people were anxiously waiting for him at the terminal with Palestinian flags and flowers. They hugged him, chanted for Palestinian freedom and […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Corbyn and McDonnell hit back at Benjamin Netanyahu amid wreath-laying row

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  Aid, Benjamin Netanyahu, Defence, England, English, Europe, Featured, great britain, Intelligence, Israel, Jeremy Corbyn, John McDonnell, Justice, Labour, Labour List UK, Labour Party, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Security, UK Politics, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Corbyn and McDonnell hit back at Benjamin Netanyahu amid wreath-laying row

Source: Labour List UK Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell hit back at Benjamin Netanyahu last night after the Israeli Prime Minister criticised the Labour leader over the wreath-laying row. Netanyahu stated as fact that Corbyn had laid a wreath in tribute to one of the Munich massacre terrorists and that he had compared to Israel to […]

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