Nearly six months since a magnitude 7.5 quake struck Papua New Guinea’s Highlands region, response efforts are transiting from the relief phase into one of recovery The quake, which was centred in Hela province, was followed by significant aftershocks and…

Dozens of West Papuan university students in the Indonesian city of Surabaya were taken in for police questioning on the anniversary of the New York Agreement. The students were preparing to host a discussion event to mark the anniversary of…

All 49 West Papuan university students taken in for police questioning in the Indonesian city of Surabaya have been released, according to a legal aid group. The incident on Wednesday night came on the anniversary of the transfer of administration…

Vanuatu Daily Post – Vanua’aku Pati (VP) Member of Parliament (MP) Esmon Saimon has performed a custom reconciliation ceremony to VP interim President, Joe Natuman in Port Vila. The custom reconciliation ceremony which was held on Monday evening was purposely to…

SEMARANG, — Aliansi Mahasiswa Papua (AMP) pusat dan Front Rakyat Indonesia untuk West Papua (FRI WP) dalam seruannya kepada semua mahasiswa Papua melalui komite-komite kotanya di Pulau Jawa-Bali mengatakan, perjanjian New York pada 15 Agustus 1962 yang haslnya dijadikan landasan…

A refugee on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island has mounted a protest against four companies providing services to about 600 men exiled there by Australia. The men have been detained indefinitely on the island since 2013. Sudanese refugee Bashir Osman…

Efforts to help earthquake-affected communities rebuild their lives in Papua New Guinea’s Highlands region are in full swing. It’s nearly six months since a magnitude 7.5 quake in Hela province which, combined with significant aftershocks and landslides, affected several provinces.…

The Vanuatu foreign minister, Ralph Regenvanu, is intending to submit a resolution calling for West Papua to be inscribed on the United Nations de-colonisation list at next year’s General Assembly. The Vanuatu prime minister, Charlot Salwai, is to take the…

PNG Foreign Minister Rimbink Pato at yesterday’s Forum Foreign Ministers conference … Pacific still divided over West Papua issue. Image: Samoa Observer/Misiona Simo By Alexander Rheeney in Apia Vanuatu has asked Pacific Islands Forum member states to support its resolution…