Australian university professor taken hostage in highlands of Papua New Guinea
An Australian university professor has been taken hostage in the highlands of Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea’s prime minister has confirmed.
February 20, 2023 3:48 pm
Covid cases rising in Niue, French Polynesia
The number of active covid-19 cases in Niue has reached 59, with five new cases recorded in the latest reporting period.
December 5, 2022 2:15 pm
Uniting to oppose Japanese plan to dump nuclear waste in Pacific
Activists and academics are joining forces to fight plans by Japan to start dumping nuclear waste from the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean.
November 28, 2022 5:00 pm
Powerful quakes strike Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands has been struck by two earthquakes within half an hour, the United States Geological Survey has said.
November 22, 2022 4:46 pm
Watchdog concerned at Vanuatu election counting and activities
Transparency International Vanuatu, which observed the recent general election, believes there was illegal activity during the polling and has concerns about the counting process.
October 26, 2022 11:46 am
Samoa PM points to climate change as key challenge
Samoa’s prime minister Fiame Naomi Mata’afa says dealing with climate change remains her country’s number one priority.
September 26, 2022 4:00 pm
At least seven dead as PNG rural areas suffer most from earthquake
Isolated rural areas of Papua New Guinea have been hit hardest by the 7.6 magnitude earthquake.
September 13, 2022 5:00 pm
Strong earthquake detected in PNG
The U.S. Geological Survey has detected a 7.6-magnitude earthquake in northeastern Papua New Guinea.
September 11, 2022 2:26 pm
Suspects in machete attack released
The nine suspects arrested over a barbaric bush knife attack in Papua New Guinea last Sunday outside the counting venue in Port Moresby have been released from Police custody.
July 30, 2022 4:50 pm
PNG sets new date for the return of Writs Gazetted
The new and extended deadline for the return of writs for the 2022 PNG National Elections has now been gazetted.
July 30, 2022 12:40 pm
MP blames Commission for election chaos
Re-elected Papua New Guinea MP Tim Masiu says much of the blame for the country’s election fiasco can be directed at the Electoral Commission.
July 28, 2022 3:15 pm
PNG Chamber calls for curfew
The Papua New Guinea Chamber of Commerce and Industry is calling on national leaders to impose a curfew in the country’s capital Port Moresby.