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MIL-Evening Report: Janet Tupou: Speaking life into your goals and seeing dreams come true

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, communication, CTF, Culture, DJF, Education, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Identity, Identity crisis, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, School of Communication Studies, Tertiary, Tonga, Youth  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Janet Tupou: Speaking life into your goals and seeing dreams come true

By Dr Janet Tupou Hand over heart, speaking life into your goals and dreams can see them come true. After sitting in my first ever lecture at university, I knew that I wanted to be the one on the other side of the lectern. Week after week for three years in my undergraduate studies, I […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Typhoon Usman and nightmarish Christmas holiday times in Bicol

By   /  January 25, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Bicol, CTF, Disasters, DJF, Education, English, Evening Report, Featured, flooding, floods, KB, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Typhoon, Typhoon Usman  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Typhoon Usman and nightmarish Christmas holiday times in Bicol

Flooding of ricefields and villager homes beside the causeway between Vinzons and Labo in Camarines Norte, Bicol region, during Typhoon Usman on 29 December 2018. Video: Café Pacific By David Robie It was nerve wracking, and at times really scary. The wind howled and bowled over grown trees, the rain fell in a continuous deluge, […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Time for US, Australia to change policy on West Papua or risk major setback

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  1965 Indonesian purge, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Free West Papua, Freeport Indonesia, Freeport mine, General Wiranto, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, Indonesian diplomacy, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Self Determination, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papua self-determination, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Time for US, Australia to change policy on West Papua or risk major setback

By Ben Bohane Reports of the Indonesian military using white phosphorous munitions on West Papuan civilians last month are only the latest horror in a decades-old jungle war forgotten by the world. But new geopolitical maneuvering may soon change the balance of power here, prompting regional concern about an intensifying battle for this rich remote […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Critics see Fiji’s Online Safety Act as ‘Trojan horse’ for online censors

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Censorship, CTF, Cyber Security, Cyber-censorship, Cyber-crime laws, Cyberbullying, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Internet, KB, Media, Media Law, MIL OSI, Online safety, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Science-Technology  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Critics see Fiji’s Online Safety Act as ‘Trojan horse’ for online censors

By Mong Palatino of Global Voices Fiji’s Online Safety Act took effect this month amid concerns that it will be used to censor the internet. The law was passed in May 2018 two months after the Attorney-General’s office submitted it for Parliament deliberation. The government deemed it necessary to make the internet a safe space […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Jakarta Post: Free radical cleric linked to Bali bombing – why now?

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  Abu Bakar Bashir, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Bali bombings, CTF, DJF, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, Indonesia, Indonesian elections, Joko Widodo, Justice, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, presidential elections, Reportage, Reports, Terrorism  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Jakarta Post: Free radical cleric linked to Bali bombing – why now?

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Indonesian President Joko Widodo says a radical Muslim cleric linked to the 2002 Bali bombings would only be released from jail if he pledged loyalty to the state and its ideology, following news he would be freed unconditionally sparked criticism – including a stinging editorial in the country’s national English language […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Sincha Dimara: My mother, a West Papuan survivor of many hardships, spurred along by her faith

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Culture, DJF, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Gender, Human Rights, Indigenous, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papua self-determination  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Sincha Dimara: My mother, a West Papuan survivor of many hardships, spurred along by her faith

PROFILE: By Sincha Dimara in Port Moresby I once asked my mother how was it that she married at the tender age of 16 and left home in West Papua for a foreign land – neighbouring Papua New Guinea – never to see family again for more than three decades. She told me: “When your […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Scott Waide reinstated – ‘thank you’ message from EMTV journalist

By   /  November 27, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APEC, APEC 2018, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, KB, Maserati, Maseratis, Media, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, scott waide  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Scott Waide reinstated – ‘thank you’ message from EMTV journalist

COMMENT: By Scott Waide, in an open letter posted on his blog after he was reinstated by EMTV today following suspension for broadcasting an APEC news item on November 17 criticising wasteful government spending. Dear all, Over the last 48 hours, I have been very humbled by the incredible support my family and I have […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Bryan Kramer: Who was culprit behind O’Neill government revenge on Waide?

By   /  November 26, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APEC, APEC 2018, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, EMTV, EMTV News, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, KB, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Television  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Bryan Kramer: Who was culprit behind O’Neill government revenge on Waide?

COMMENT: By Bryan Kramer, MP for Madang Papua New Guinea’s O’Neill government has taken revenge against senior EMTV Reporter Scott Waide, who was suspended over his broadcasting of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s comments about the Maserati scandal. I was informed soon after APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) that the O’Neil  actually planned on […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Open letter from MP for Wabag: EMTV move ‘dictatorship before our eyes’

By   /  November 25, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Censorship, CTF, dictatorship, DJF, EMTV, EMTV News, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Internet, KB, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, scott waide, Television  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Open letter from MP for Wabag: EMTV move ‘dictatorship before our eyes’

OPINION: By Dr Lino Jeremaih Tom, MP for Wabag The suspension of EMTV deputy news editor Scott Waide has brought us to a new low in Papua New Guinea’s downward spiral. Freedom of speech and expression are a fundamental constitutional right entrenched in the constitution, are pillars of democracy and this suspension is a breach […]

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