Source: RNZ Pacific leaders have declared a climate crisis in the region and are demanding an end to coal mining. The declaration was signed by several regional leaders at the Pacific Islands Development Forum in Fiji on Tuesday. The declaration…

By RNZ Pacific France’s outgoing High Commissioner to New Caledonia has said should preparations be needed for a third referendum on independence from France, there would have to be consideration of what happens thereafter. Thierry Lataste, who will end his tenure…

Source: RNZ Indonesia’s military, or TNI, says its soldiers have taken control of an regional headquarters of the West Papua Liberation Army in Papua’s Highlands. Armed conflict between the Liberation Army and the TNI since late last year has left…

The 39th independence celebration in Port Vila commenced with the launching of the country’s upgraded passport yesterday. The upgraded passport is now ready to be released, following its launch by Prime Minister (PM) Charlot Salwai. The launch occurred following the declaration…

The Indonesia’s “Look East” Diplomacy entails stepping up on its propaganda against United Liberation Movement For West Papua or ULMWP. This is legitimated by the proposition that to go against ULMWP is for the best interests of the People of…

Senior government ministers have endorsed two major strategies heading into next month’s Pacific Islands Forum summit in Tuvalu. New Zealand’s foreign minister Winston Peters speaks at the Pacific Islands Forum foreign ministers meeting in Suva, Fiji on Friday. Photo: Supplied / Pacific…

PNG PM vows to improve his citizens’ access to Australian visas BY BRETT MASON, ROSEMARY BOLGERSHARE Papua New Guineans will be able to travel to Australia more easily under changes being pursued by Prime Minister James Marape.  Speaking in Sydney, Mr…

BY MELISHA YAFOI of POST COURIER Port Moresby’s latest home ownership scheme is offering a home loan of K150,000, with low repayment interest rate designed for low to middle income earners. This is being offered by the National Capital District…