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MIL-Evening Report: Online trolling: Once funny, but now the term meaning is far more sinister

By   /  February 4, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, CTF, cyberabuse, Cyberbullying, Digital activism, Digital challenges, Digital Media, DJF, Education, English, Evening Report, Featured, Flaming, Gender, Global, KB, Media, MIL OSI, Online abuse, Online bullying, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Research, Trolling  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Online trolling: Once funny, but now the term meaning is far more sinister

By Dr Evita March It seems like internet trolling happens everywhere online these days – and it’s showing no signs of slowing down. The British press and Kensington Palace officials have called for an end to the merciless online trolling of Duchesses Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle, which reportedly includes racist and sexist content, and […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Timor-Leste Press Council condemns ‘crime’ against public broadcaster

By   /  February 3, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Human Rights, Justice, KB, Media, Media Councils, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, press freedom, Reportage, Reports, Timor-Leste, Timor-Leste Radio and Television, World Press Freedom Index  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Timor-Leste Press Council condemns ‘crime’ against public broadcaster

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Timor-Leste’s Press Council (TLPC) has strongly condemned political interference in the country’s public broadcasting service (RTTL) newsroom where political-appointed advisors for the president of RTTL have interfered in its coverage. During a press conference at the TLPC’s offices in Dili, chairperson Virgílio Guterres said it was the first political interference in […]

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MIL-Evening Report: ‘Don’t be afraid’ – give Bougainville, West Papua freedom, says Parkop

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bougainville, Bougainville independence, Bougainville referendum, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Free West Papua, Indonesia, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Security, Self Determination, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papua self-determination  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: ‘Don’t be afraid’ – give Bougainville, West Papua freedom, says Parkop

By Clifford Faiparik in Port Moresby National Capital District Governor Powes Parkop is pushing for Bougainville and West Papua to gain independence from Papua New Guinea and Indonesia respectively. Parkop said this in no uncertain terms during a West Papua forum in Port Moresby yesterday. Northern Governor Gary Juffa, who was also present, expressed similar […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Iran refugee detained in PNG wins Australia’s richest literary prize

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Australia, Behrouz Boochani, Books, CTF, DJF, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Innovation, KB, Language, literature, Media, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Political asylum, Politics, Publishing, Refugees, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Iran refugee detained in PNG wins Australia’s richest literary prize

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk An Iranian asylum-seeker detained in Papua New Guinea under Australian asylum laws has won Australia’s most valuable literary prize for a book he reportedly wrote using the online messaging service WhatsApp, reports France 24/AFP. Behrouz Boochani, a Kurd who has been held on PNG’s Manus Island since 2013, was awarded the […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Courthouse torched, police assaulted during Rapa Nui unrest

By   /  January 31, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Crime, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Fair Trial, Featured, Homicide, Human Rights, KB, Killings, Lynching, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Rapanui, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Security  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Courthouse torched, police assaulted during Rapa Nui unrest

By RNZ Pacific Rapa Nui has been hit by serious disturbances after a family tried to lynch a homicide suspect, reports Chilean news media. The news site Ahora Noticias reports that police were assaulted and injured, and a court building and a registry office in Hanga Roa were torched by the victim’s relatives. Police had […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Vanuatu’s ‘shared vision 2013’ tourism shakeup – pipe dream or survival plan

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  Air Vanuatu, Airports Vanuatu Ltd, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Aviation, Business, CTF, Development, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific tourism, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Tourism, Vanuatu, Vanuatu airport, Vanuatu Daily Post  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Vanuatu’s ‘shared vision 2013’ tourism shakeup – pipe dream or survival plan

By Dan McGarry The government of Vanuatu has convened three major tourism and travel stakeholders this week to announce a major shakeup in the sector. Dubbed Shared Vision 2030, the plan commits Air Vanuatu, the Vanuatu Tourism Office, and Airports Vanuatu Ltd to an ambitious expansion strategy. The Vanuatu Daily Post reported yesterday that Air […]

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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: Vanuatu plans first ever referendum over political reform laws

By   /  January 29, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Political rights, Politics, Ralph Regenvanu, referendum, Reportage, Reports, Vanuatu, Vanuatu referendum  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Vanuatu plans first ever referendum over political reform laws

By Glenda Willie in Port Vila Voters in Vanuatu will be given the opportunity to vote for political reform laws in the country’s first ever referendum in June this year. The Chairman of the Task Force on the Constitutional Review, Minister Ralph Regenvanu explained that the voting process would be similar to the general elections. […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Benny Wenda: West Papuan people’s ballot petition handed over to UN

By   /  January 28, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Benny Wenda, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Free West Papua Campaign, Human Rights, Indigenous, Justice, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, referendum, Reportage, Reports, Self Determination, United Liberation Movement for West Papua, United Nations, West Papua, West Papua referendum, West Papuan independence, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Benny Wenda: West Papuan people’s ballot petition handed over to UN

By Benny Wenda, chairman of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua As chairman of The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP), I have presented the West Papuan People’s Petition for self-determination to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet. With the official support from the government of Vanuatu, on behalf of […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Unions slam ‘farcical’ UPNG appointments of chancellor, VC

By   /  January 25, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, PNG universities, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Universities, University education, University of PNG  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Unions slam ‘farcical’ UPNG appointments of chancellor, VC

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Papua New Guinea’s Trade Union Congress has slammed the appointments of Jeffrey Kennedy as chancellor and Kenneth Sumbuk as vice-chancellor of the University of Papua New Guinea, reports the Post-Courier. President John Paska said the congress had initially welcomed the announcement to investigate administrative malpractice and other aspects of the university […]

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