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MIL-Evening Report: Philippine protesters stage anti-martial law demos as Duterte trust plummets

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Civil Society, dictatorship, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Ferdinand Marcos, history, Human Rights, Martial Law, Media, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Protests, Reportage, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, War on drugs  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Philippine protesters stage anti-martial law demos as Duterte trust plummets

Protesters mark the 46th anniversary of the declaration of martial law under Philippines dictator Marcos with demonstrations against President Duterte. Video: Rappler By Paterno Esmaquel II in Manila Protesters have staged the most widespread barrage of protests yesterday against President Rodrigo Duterte, as Filipinos marked the 46th anniversary of the declaration of martial law under […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Typhoon Mangkhut devastates north of Philippines with at least 25 dead

By   /  September 16, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Disasters, English, Evening Report, Featured, MIL OSI, Multimedia, natural disaster, Natural Disasters, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Typhoon, Typhoon Mangkhut, Typhoon Ompong, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Typhoon Mangkhut devastates north of Philippines with at least 25 dead

Typhoon Mangkhut as seen from the foyer of the of the Mira de Polaris hotel about 15 km from the heart of San Nicolas. Video: Jeremaiah M. Opiniano/Cafe Pacific By Jeremaiah M. Opiniano in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte Howling winds and heavy volumes of rainfall brought more than a third of the Philippines and its […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Rainbow Warrior returns to NZ for ‘oil free’ future and activist doco

By   /  September 11, 2018  /  Activism, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Climate, Climate Action, Development, Documentaries, English, Environment, Environmental activism, Evening Report, Featured, French nuclear tests, history, Media, Media activism, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, Nuclear Free, Nuclear free Pacific, Oil industry, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Real climate action, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Rainbow Warrior returns to NZ for ‘oil free’ future and activist doco

Greenpeace executive director Russel Norman and the Rainbow Warrior skipper toss a wreath in memory of Fernando Pereira into the sea at the spot where the original bombed RW was scuttled in 1986 to create a living reef. Video: David Robie/Cafe Pacific Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Greenpeace’s flagship Rainbow Warrior 3 was welcomed in Matauri […]

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MIL-Evening Report: RSF open letter plea to Suu Kyi for Myanmar journalists’ freedom

By   /  September 8, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Atrocities, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Massacres, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Myanmar, Nobel Peace Prize, Open letter, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reporters Sans Frontieres, Reporters Without Borders, Reports, Security  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: RSF open letter plea to Suu Kyi for Myanmar journalists’ freedom

RSF open letter to Aung San Suu Kyi … “How are we to understand the sentence passed on these two journalists at the start of the week? What credibility can the rule of law and judicial independence have in Myanmar after this farce?” Image: Ye Aung Thu/AFP/RSF Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Five days after Reuters […]

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MIL-Evening Report: TVNZ Pacific reporter released after being detained in Nauru

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Featured, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Nauru, Nauru detention centre, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PIF, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugees, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: TVNZ Pacific reporter released after being detained in Nauru

Television New Zealand Pacific correspondent Barbara Dreaver tells media of her three-hour detention by Nauru police after interviewing a refugee today. Her was stripped of her Forum accreditation. Video: RNZ Pacific Pool By RNZ Pacific Journalist Barbara Dreaver has been released after being detained in Nauru today while covering the Pacific Islands Forum summit, reports […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Nauru faces media, security pressure ahead of Pacific Islands Forum

By   /  September 3, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cyber Security, Cyber-crime laws, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Media, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Nauru, Nauru Agreement, Nauru detention centre, Open Source Intel, Pacific dialogue, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Nauru faces media, security pressure ahead of Pacific Islands Forum

Nauru President Baron Waqa addressing the media before opening the Pacific Islands Forum. Video: PI Forum Secretariat By Gia Garrick, Political Reporter of RNZ National Regional security and other pressing issues like climate change will top the formal agenda at the Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru this week. But leaders will also be confronted with […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Gallery: Climate change, disasters spark Indonesian-NZ research publication

By   /  September 1, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate research, Disasters, Education, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Gallery, Indonesia, Maritime disasters, Media, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Publishing, Reportage, Reports, Research, Research journals, Rising sea level  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Gallery: Climate change, disasters spark Indonesian-NZ research publication

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk AUT Indonesia Centre director Lester Finch and Auckland Indonesia Community representative Maman Baboe spoke strongly last night in support of Indonesian and New Zealand collaborative ventures such as the “Disasters, Cyclones and Communication” edition of Pacific Journalism Review, the first such joint media publication. The Yoyakarta-based Center for Southeast Asian Social […]

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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, 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: Media freedom groups protest over detained Bangladeshi photojournalist

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Bangladesh, Civil Society, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Human rights violations, Media, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Photojournalism, PMC Reportage, Politics, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports, Student protest  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Media freedom groups protest over detained Bangladeshi photojournalist

Alongside his social media coverage of the protests, Dr Shahidul Alam apparently angered the authorities and the ruling party after he gave a TV interview with Al Jazeera when criticised the government. Image: Global Voices By Global Voices Late on the night of August 5, 2018, award-winning Bangladeshi photographer and activist Dr Shahidul Alam was […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Controversial ‘Confucius’ doco gets mixed response at NZ universities

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Censorship, China, Culture, Documentary, English, Evening Report, Falun Gong, Featured, Filmmaking, freedom of expression, Global, Human Rights, In The Name of Confucius, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Controversial ‘Confucius’ doco gets mixed response at NZ universities

In The Name Of Confucius trailer for the 52-minute documentary. A Chinese government-sponsored cultural and education programme offers Mandarin lessons around the world. But a new film raises questions about a darker side of the Confucius Institutes, reports Rahul Bhattarai of Asia Pacific Journalism. Chinese-born Canadian film director Doris Liu has had her visa to […]

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