A coalition government in New Caledonia, a French territory in the Pacific has collapsed after pro-independence politicians resigned, citing persistent economic issues and unrest over the sale of nickel assets. The South Pacific archipelago has been gripped by riots over…

The former Cook Islands Prime Minister, Henry Puna is the new Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum after a marathon online meeting. Puna was voted in over Micronesia’s candidate Marshall Islands Ambassador to the US, Gerald Zackious by nine…

The head of the Papuan People’s Assembly says it has rejected Indonesia’s plans on special autonomy for his region. Indonesia’s government is seeking to extend the Papuan provinces’ Special Autonomy Law which expires this year after two decades. Special Autonomy…