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MIL-Evening Report: Former military chief warns PNG soldiers could be ‘outgunned’ in Mendi strife

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Conflict Reporting, David Robie, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, extraction industry, Landowners, Lead, MIL OSI, Military, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, PNG, PNG Defence Force, political protest, Protest, Reportage  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Former military chief warns PNG soldiers could be ‘outgunned’ in Mendi strife

Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific. – From Asia Pacific Report A former Papua New Guinea military commander has warned that he is “concerned, if not frightened” that the PNG Defence Force may be deploying police and soldiers in the troubled Southern Highlands province facing a deadly weapon. Ex-Brigadier-General Jerry Singirok , a […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Angore landowners set LNG machinery on fire in more PNG unrest

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Development, English, Evening Report, Featured, Hela, Human Rights, Indigenous, Landowner protest, Mendi, MIL OSI, Military, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Angore landowners set LNG machinery on fire in more PNG unrest

Charred machinery at the PD8 LPG development site in Hela province, PNG Highlands. Image: Michael Passingan/PNG News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk In a show of frustration over the nonpayment of a business development grant, Angore landowners in Hela province have set fire to the massive Hides development LNG machinery on PDL 8 site as unrest […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Former military chief warns PNG soldiers could be ‘outgunned’

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Featured, Mendi, MIL OSI, Military, Military munitions, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, PNG Defence Force, Politics, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports, riot, Rioting, Security, Southern Highlands  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Former military chief warns PNG soldiers could be ‘outgunned’

A deadly MAG 58 Model 60-20 machine gun mounted on a pick-up truck in the Southern Highlands. Image: This Land, My Country blog Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A former Papua New Guinea military commander has warned that he is “concerned, if not frightened” that the PNG Defence Force may be deploying police and soldiers in […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Mendi community leaders welcome emergency state in PNG ‘wake up call’

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, Mendi, MIL OSI, Military, Multimedia, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports, riot, Rioting, Southern Highlands  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Mendi community leaders welcome emergency state in PNG ‘wake up call’

Southern Highlands community leaders talk about the post-election crisis in their province. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Community leaders from the troubled Southern Highlands province have welcomed the Papua New government’s decision to declare a State of Emergency and plans to suspend the provincial government. Speaking in Port Moresby, they urged political leaders […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Bernhard Marjen: West Papuan journalist and ex-policeman

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Featured, Media, MIL OSI, Obituary, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, West Papua  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Bernhard Marjen: West Papuan journalist and ex-policeman

Bernhard Marjen’s funeral earlier this month. Image: Sincha Dimara/My Land, My Country blog OBITUARY: By Sincha Damara in Port Moresby Bernhard Marjen was born in 1955 in Sorido, a village on the island of Biak on the West Papua side of the border with Papua New Guinea. His father was a radio broadcaster, they moved […]

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MIL-Evening Report: ‘We cannot footnote our way to freedom’

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Front page, Hawaii, Indigenous, Legal Issues, Media, Media Law, Micronesia, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Self Determination, Special Report  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: ‘We cannot footnote our way to freedom’

The Pacific Media Centre’s Dr Sylvia C. Frain talks to human rights lawyer Julian Aguon, who recently won a landmark case in the Guam Supreme Court upholding the separation of powers doctrine, on issues ranging from law school and social justice to indigenous peoples and the right of self-determination in Guam, West Papua and beyond. […]

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MIL-Evening Report: PNG troops arrive in Mendi – PM and politicians apologise for riot ‘distress’

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Crime, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Justice, Mendi, MIL OSI, Military, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, PNG LPG Project, Politics, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports, Southern Highlands  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: PNG troops arrive in Mendi – PM and politicians apologise for riot ‘distress’

Southern Highlands protesters declare “No Southern Highlands government, then no PNG gas project or government services”. Image: Freeze frame from social media video by Sedrick Ranpi Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk More than 100 Papua New Guinea soldiers from Taurama Barracks First Royal Pacific Islands Regiment arrived in the Southern Highlands capital of Mendi at the […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Disturbing Asia-Pacific millennials in the digital communication ecosystem

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Digital Media, English, Evening Report, Featured story, freedom of expression, Front page, Media, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Research, Special Report  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Disturbing Asia-Pacific millennials in the digital communication ecosystem

The digital age and the power and challenges of the Millennials as presented by keynote speaker Professor B P Sanjay, pro vice-chancellor of the University of Hyderabad, at the AMIC2018 conference at Manipal, Karnataka, India, on 7-9 June 2018. The theme of the 26th AMIC (Asian Media Information and Communication) annual conference focuses on disturbing […]

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MIL-Evening Report: No Man is an Island – bringing communication and connectivity to the Pacific

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Environment, Evening Report, Media, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: No Man is an Island – bringing communication and connectivity to the Pacific

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED: The Pacific Ocean is life itself. It’s on the frontlines for the fight for our planet. The Floating Foundation provides a platform for doctors, nurses, and marine scientists to help the environment and the peoples of this incredible ocean. The Floating Foundation’s director of communications, Archer Miller, explores and explains […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Frustrated PNG tribesmen capture 2 policemen – seize vehicles, weapons

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Captive, Crime, English, Evening Report, Featured, Highlands, Indigenous, Media, Mendi, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Police, Politics, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports, Southern Highlands  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Frustrated PNG tribesmen capture 2 policemen – seize vehicles, weapons

Southern Highlands tribesmen show off seized police vehicle and assault rifles. Image: EMTV News Facebook Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Two Papua New Guinean police vehicles travelling from Hagen to Hela in the Highlands after servicing were fired on today in a Highlands attack, with one vehicle being seized and two policemen taken captive, report local […]

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