Green Party has appointed Chief Suacent Secor as its Regional Coordinator (RC) on Ambrym Island, with a special message to target 2020. President of Ambrym Green Regional Executive, John Roy David and National Treasurer, John Terry, jointly endorsed Chief Secor’s appointment…

When people speak of a sea change, they generally intend it in a positive way. But the phrase itself comes from Shakespeare’s play, The Tempest. It’s in a passage telling a young man that his father has drowned, and that the…

Deputy Prime Minister (DPM)and Minister for Tourism, Trade, Commerce and Ni-Vanuatu Business Joe Natuman has pled guilty to two counts of obstructing or interfering with the execution of a criminal process, contrary to section 79 (c) of the Penal Code…

Deputy Prime Minister (DPM)and Minister for Tourism, Trade, Commerce and Ni-Vanuatu Business Joe Natuman has pled guilty to two counts of obstructing or interfering with the execution of a criminal process, contrary to section 79 (c) of the Penal Code…

Press Release: ULMWP United Liberation Movement for West Papua in Port Moresby fulfils prerequisites for MSG Membership United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) expresses deep gratitude to Prime Minister Peter O’Neill and the PNG Government for inviting the ULMWP to…

Source: https://www.lowyinstitute.org The last time the leaders of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) got together was in 2016, for a special leaders summit held in Honiara. A number of key issues were left unresolved after that meeting, most notably whether to endorse the next iteration…

Source: https://www.lowyinstitute.org/ On Monday The Australian published an article titled “Pacific nations drowning in Chinese debt”. It suggests that a large number of recent “white elephant” projects are becoming an unsustainable burden on Pacific Islands countries. Although this contains a kernel of truth, it’s not accurate to…

In a brief message yesterday, Vanuatu Foreign Minister Ralph Regenvanu responded to an Indonesian spokesman’s claims by Indonesia’s First Secretary for Political Affairs in Australia that West Papua’s ‘game is up’. Radio New Zealand reported earlier this week that Mr…

We think we know all about the great injustices of the world. The peoples who have been killed, their human rights transgressed, illegally imprisoned and their call for a right to Self-Determination unanswered. We all know about the peoples of…