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MIL-Evening Report: Nations close ranks to stop ‘big four’ oil producers watering down UN report

By   /  December 9, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Change, Climate Home News, COP24, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Global Warming, KB, Marshall Islands, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Oil industry, Oil producers, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, UNFCCC, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Nations close ranks to stop ‘big four’ oil producers watering down UN report

By Sara Stefanini and Karl Mathiesen in Katowice, Poland In a moment of drama in Poland, countries have closed ranks against a push by oil producers to water down recognition of the UN’s report on the impacts of 1.5C warming. Four big oil and gas producers blocked the UN climate talks from welcoming the most […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Pathways to Resilience in Climate-affected SIDS: Promises, Actions and Results

By   /  December 8, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, events, Global, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Islands, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, UN Intergovernmental Body, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Pathways to Resilience in Climate-affected SIDS: Promises, Actions and Results

Source: Small Island Developing States Welcome to IISD’s SDG Knowledge Hub The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has consolidated its nine Policy & Practice/Regional Coverage knowledgebases, and the tens of thousands of published articles contained within them, into a single entry point: SDG Knowledge Hub. This new, comprehensive knowledge management platform focuses on the […]

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MIL-OSI USA: UConn Senior Wins Prestigious Marshall Scholarship

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, AM-NC, america, Americas, Campus Life, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, CTF, Culture, DJF, Education, England, English, France, Global, Health, homepage news, India, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, national scholarships, Open Source Intel, student life, Trade, United Kingdom, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA, Women in STEM  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: UConn Senior Wins Prestigious Marshall Scholarship

Source: US State of Connecticut Akshayaa Chittibabu ’19 (CLAS) has been named a Marshall Scholar, one of the most prestigious honors available to undergraduate students in the U.S. She is one of 48 Marshall recipients nationwide this year, and the fifth UConn student to be so honored since the scholarship was established in 1953. Chittibabu, […]

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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: France tax rebate to boost New Caledonia’s AirCalin airliner fleet

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  Airbus, AirCalin, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Aviation, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Global, KB, MIL OSI, New Caledonia, Open Source Intel, Pacific aviation, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Tourism, Transport  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: France tax rebate to boost New Caledonia’s AirCalin airliner fleet

By RNZ Pacific New Caledonia’s international airline, AirCalin, has been given tax rebates by France to buy two new Airbus airliners. The French High Commission in Noumea announced the Economics and Finance Ministry had approved the concession for the purchase of two Airbus A330-900neo planes, which are expected to be delivered in May next year. […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Stop harassing Rappler, media advocacy groups tell Duterte

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Freedom of Information, Global, KB, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Rappler, Reportage, Reports, Tax evasion  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Stop harassing Rappler, media advocacy groups tell Duterte

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) have written a joint open letter to the prosecutor-general of the Philippines calling for an end to the orchestrated harassment of the news website Rappler and its editor, Maria Ressa, which began more than a year ago. The website, which […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Trauma research on TV journalists covering killings revealed in Pacific Journalism Review

By   /  November 27, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Journalist killings, Journalist safety, Journalists, KB, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Research, Security, Timor-Leste, West Papua  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Trauma research on TV journalists covering killings revealed in Pacific Journalism Review

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The statistics globally are chilling. And the Asia-Pacific region bears the brunt of the killing of journalists with impunity disproportionately. Revelations in research published in the latest edition of Pacific Journalism Review on the trauma experienced by television journalists in the Philippines covering President Rodrigo Duterte’s so-called ‘war on drugs’ are […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Couple remanded in big Vanuatu human trafficking, slavery case

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bangladesh, Bondage, Crime, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Human trafficking, Illegal migrants, Justice, KB, Labour, Mauritius, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Police, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Security, Slavery, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Couple remanded in big Vanuatu human trafficking, slavery case

By Richard M. Nanua and Royson Willie in Port Vila Vanuatu’s Magistrates Court has remanded a Bangladeshi couple over what is alleged to be the biggest human trafficking and slavery case in Vanuatu and the region. Sekdah Somon and Buxoo Nabilah Bibi – the owners of the “Mr Price” home and furniture store in Vanuatu […]

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MIL-Evening Report: RSF condemns Chinese exclusion of journalists at APEC side events

By   /  November 22, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APEC, APEC 2018, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Censorship, China, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Global, KB, Media, Media censorship, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Security  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: RSF condemns Chinese exclusion of journalists at APEC side events

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the discrimination practised by the Chinese delegation against local and international media at the summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) held last weekend in Papua New Guinea and attended by President Xi Jinping. During the APEC leaders summit, held from November 17-18 in Port […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Six activists detained for staging palm oil shipboard rally, says Greenpeace

By   /  November 20, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Greenpeace International, Human Rights, Indonesia, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, palm oil, PMC Reportage, Politics, Protest, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Six activists detained for staging palm oil shipboard rally, says Greenpeace

Greenpeace activists unfurl a banner reading “Drop Dirty Palm Oil Now” at a Wilmar International palm oil refinery in Bitung, North Sulawesi, in September. Image: Jurnasyanto Sukarno/Greenpeace Indonesia By Ivany Atina Arbi in Jakarta Six Greenpeace activists have reportedly been detained by the captain of the tanker Stolt Tenacity for staging a rally against global […]

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