New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister, Winston Peters says his country recognizes West Papua as a part of Indonesia. New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister, Winston Peters says his country recognizes West Papua as a part of Indonesia. He made this comment…

The Fiji opposition leader, Ro Teimumu Kepa, says the government has to stop its betrayal of the people of West Papua. She is urging the government to strongly support the inclusion of the territory on the United Nations’ decolonisation list.…

A West Papua support group in New Zealand is calling on Pacific leaders to support Vanautu’s push for the Indonesian region to be included on the UN’s decolonisation list. West Papua Action Auckland said leaders attending next week’s Pacific Islands…

New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters is traveling to Vanuatu today to meet senior government members. Mr Peters is expected to meet with President Moses Tallis, Prime Minister Charlot Salwai, Foreign Minister Ralph Regenvanu and Minister of Internal Affairs…

Koro Vaka’uta, RNZ Pacific Journalist @The_KorOcle koro.vakauta@radionz.co.nz Efforts are continuing to have Chuuk leave the Federated States of Mircronesia despite warnings its departure would adversely impact the island group. The FSM consists of the states of Pohnpei, Yap, Kosrae and Chuuk but…

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake with a dept of 10km which struck Vanuatu near south Pentecost yesterday has caused damage in some areas. A local from Ranwas village in south Pentecost reported cracks in the soil and displacement of rocks, following the earthquake.…

A high-level U.S. government delegation comprised of senior officials from the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Coast Guard, and the U.S. Agency for International Development will attend the 30th Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Leaders Session with Forum…

By CLIFFORD FAIPARIK, The National PNG NINE key issues have been identified for discussion at the upcoming joint supervisory body (JSB) meeting scheduled for Thursday in Bougainville, the autonomous government’s peace agreement implementation Minister Albert Punghau says. Punghau said the…

Vanuatu’s government could be alone among regional administrations in its bid to have West Papua inscribed on the United Nations de-colonisation list. The Charlot Salwai-led government plans to submit a draft resolution to the Pacific Islands Forum, calling for Indonesian-ruled…