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MIL-Evening Report: O’Neill replies on Maseratis, shuns ‘racist’ critic as opponents call strike

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APEC, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Development, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Global, KB, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Public tender, Racism, Reportage, Reports, Socio-Economics, State vehicles, Strikes, Transport, Vietnam  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: O’Neill replies on Maseratis, shuns ‘racist’ critic as opponents call strike

Prime Minister Peter O’Neill says the Papua New Guinean government will not spend any money on the purchase of 40 Maserati luxury sedans to be used to ferry APEC world leaders next month. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Prime Minister Peter O’Neill says all 40 Maserati executive vehicles being delivered to Papua New […]

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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: Media prize a ‘defeat’ for Australian refugee censorship, says author

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Behrouz Boochani, Detention Centres, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Investigative journalism, Justice, Manus Island, Media, MIL OSI, Nauru detention centre, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugee Crisis, Refugees, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Media prize a ‘defeat’ for Australian refugee censorship, says author

Behrouz Boochani … Australian government used “systematic censorship” to control refugee information. Image: Hoda Afshar/Behrouz Boochani/RNZ Pacific By RNZ Pacific A refugee journalist detained on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island says winning an Italian award for investigative journalism could end censorship of offshore detention in the Australian media. Behrouz Boochani, who has made a documentary […]

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MIL-Evening Report: To conserve West Papua, start with land rights and forget past mistakes

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bird's Head, Climate, Climate Change, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, forests, Global, Human Rights, Indigenous, MIL OSI, Native forests, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Poverty, Reportage, Reports, Socio-economic development, West Papua, West Papuan deforestation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: To conserve West Papua, start with land rights and forget past mistakes

ANALYSIS:  By Bernadinus Steni and Daniel Nepstad Large landscapes of intact tropical forests will figure prominently in global strategies to avert catastrophic climate change and conserve biodiversity. In this context, the extensive forests of Papua and West Papua provinces in Indonesia are now becoming the focus of international conservation efforts. There are many inherent perils […]

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MIL-Evening Report: ‘Most important years in history’ – last chance over climate, says UN report

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate adaptation, Climate Change Resilience, Climate policy, Editor's Picks, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, forests, Global, history, Human Rights, Innovation, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Climate 2018, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Real climate action, Reportage, Reports, Self Determination, UN, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: ‘Most important years in history’ – last chance over climate, says UN report

Warming beyond 1.5C will unleash a frightening set of consequences and scientists say only a global transformation, beginning now, can avoid it. Climate Home News reviews the warnings in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change research report released yesterday. Only the remaking of the human world in a generation can now prevent serious, far […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Tukuitonga goes into battle on behalf of Pacific for WHO position

By   /  October 8, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, English, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Health and Fitness, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Niue, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Tukuitonga goes into battle on behalf of Pacific for WHO position

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 By Sri Krishnamurthi Health challenges in the Pacific Islands require acute and immediate attention from the World Health Organisation, says Dr Colin Tukuitonga, a New Zealander of Niuean descent […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Climate change advocacy calls for more ‘action’ response to Ardern’s UN plea

By   /  October 7, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Climate, Climate Action, Climate adaptation, English, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Global Warming, Green Fund, Human Rights, Jacinda Ardern, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific climate, Pacific Climate 2018, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Sustainability, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Climate change advocacy calls for more ‘action’ response to Ardern’s UN plea

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern recently addressed the UN General Assembly about the reality of climate change in the Pacific, and the threat inaction holds for the island nations. Maxine Jacobs reports for Asia Pacific Journalism that while climate and energy commentators welcome her leadership, they call for an even stronger “action” approach. New Zealand Prime […]

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MIL-OSI USA: CLAS to Offer New Major in Arabic and Islamic Civilizations

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, america, Americas, Campus Life, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Culture, Diversity, Education, English, Global, Humanities & Social Sciences, Lebanon, Media Intelligence, Middle East, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, Saudi, Technology, Trade, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: CLAS to Offer New Major in Arabic and Islamic Civilizations

The University of Connecticut has approved a new major in Arabic and Islamic civilizations, which will equip students with a working knowledge of the Arabic language, and will allow them to explore classical Islamic civilizations, as well as the literature, culture, heritage, and intellectual life of the modern Arab world. We want to shatter the […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Pacific storytelling with a focus on the ignored and ‘untold’ issues

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bearing Witness, Climate Refugees, Cross-discipline, Culture, Documentaries, Editor's Picks, Education, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Global, history, Human Rights, Indigenous, Innovation, Media, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Climate 2018, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Profile, Reportage, Reports, Te Ara Motuhenga, Text  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Pacific storytelling with a focus on the ignored and ‘untold’ issues

A video made by an AUT screen production graduate, Sasya Wreksono, marking the 10th anniversary of the Pacific Media Centre. Video: PMC PROFILE: By Craig Major of AUT News ​Based at Auckland University of Technology, the Pacific Media Centre is a small team dedicated to telling stories from across the Pacific that you won’t read […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Adaptation, mitigation and relocation – only Pacific choices, says academic

By   /  October 1, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate adaptation, Climate Change Relocation, Climate conflict, Climate mitigation, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Global, Human Rights, MIL OSI, National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Climate 2018, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, relocation, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Adaptation, mitigation and relocation – only Pacific choices, says academic

Pacific climate change challenges … tough choices. Image: PMC File By Rahul Bhattarai A leading academic on peace research issues has called for increased policy making efforts to face up to the challenges of Pacific “relocation” at a weekend conference of global climate and conflict researchers. “A major conflict-creating component of climate change in the […]

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