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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-OSI Asia-Pacific: MALE ADVOCATES EQUIPPED TO PROMOTE CHANGE

By   /  January 28, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, CTF, DJF, English, Government of Papua New Guinea, Human Rights, Justice, KB, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Papua New Guinea, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: MALE ADVOCATES EQUIPPED TO PROMOTE CHANGE

Source: Government of Papua New Guinea Headline: MALE ADVOCATES EQUIPPED TO PROMOTE CHANGE 23 male advocates who graduated in December 2018 are now equipped to effect change in the public service, respective departments, respective homes and communities on norms, cultural and religious misperceptions about women, inequality and violence against women and other gender issues. The […]

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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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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Morobe Public Servants determined to lead with ethics andvalues

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Government of Papua New Guinea, Health, KB, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Papua New Guinea, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Morobe Public Servants determined to lead with ethics andvalues

Source: Government of Papua New Guinea Headline: Morobe Public Servants determined to lead with ethics andvalues Morobe public servants determined to lead with ethics and values Morobe’s public sector leaders believe that ethics and values are crucial for more effective delivery of vital local services, including health care and education. More than 50 public servants […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: PILAG LAUNCHES NEW LOGO

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, Government of Papua New Guinea, KB, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Papua New Guinea  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: PILAG LAUNCHES NEW LOGO

Source: Government of Papua New Guinea Headline: PILAG LAUNCHES NEW LOGO Pacific Institute of Leadership and Governance Precinct has been doing a tremendous work in upskilling public servants in necessary knowledge and at the same time driving the six values enshrined in the capability framework. The six values being honesty, integrity, accountability, responsibility, respect and […]

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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-OSI Asia-Pacific: SANSAN CHALLENGES PNGEI GRADUANDS

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Government of Papua New Guinea, KB, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Papua New Guinea, Technology  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SANSAN CHALLENGES PNGEI GRADUANDS

Source: Government of Papua New Guinea Headline: SANSAN CHALLENGES PNGEI GRADUANDS Where does each of us fit in the bigger development picture of PNG? This was the challenge given to the graduating students of the Papua New Guinea Education Institute by Department of Personnel Management Acting Secretary Ms Taies Sansan on Thursday 29th November 2018. […]

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MIL-Evening Report: PNG’s post-APEC technology dream leaves rural sector far behind

By   /  December 3, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APEC, APEC 2018, APEC Haus, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Development, Development policy, DJF, English, Evening Report, Human Rights, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: PNG’s post-APEC technology dream leaves rural sector far behind

By Pauline Mago-King It has only been two weeks since the conclusion of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, yet much has transpired – to the dismay of host country Papua New Guinea. Papua New Guinea’s trajectory to this monumental event has been one involving great strides from the moment it secured the bid to […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Media freedom in Pacific a growing challenge, says journalism academic

By   /  December 1, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, EMTV, EMTV News, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Investigative journalism, Journalism Education, KB, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, New Zealand, NZ Institute for Pacific Research, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Social issues, Social justice  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Media freedom in Pacific a growing challenge, says journalism academic

By Blessen Tom Pacific media freedom and ignorance of Pacific issues by mainstream media in New Zealand are growing challenges for the region, says a journalism academic “There are so many issues in the Pacific that are simply ignored by the mainstream media,” Pacific Media Centre director Professor Robie bluntly told the two-day Oceans and […]

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