Archives by date

You are browsing the site archives by date.

SAMOA: God first as celebration begins

By Staff WriterSamoan tradition gives preference to God in all things.  And so the celebration of our 50th year of Independence began with a thanksgiving service, last evening. The service was held at the traditional seat of Parliament, the Malae …

SAMOA: Warwick is ready

Staff Reporter
Work on the new Warwick International hotel at Vavau, Aleipata, will begin at the end of this year.During an exclusive interview with the Senior Vice President and Executive Director for the Pacific, Tammie S. C. Tam told the Samoa Obse…

SAMOA: Blood, sweat and tears

By Marieta Heidi IlalioSamoa’s freedom was won through “blood, sweat and tears.”  The ruling Human Rights Protection Party (HRPP) remembered the struggle for political independence when it staged a pre-50th Independence Anniversary celebrati…

PNG: Outgoing opposition leader calls for honesty ahead of election

PORT MORESBY (The National/Pacific Media Watch): Dame Carol Kidu has urged all Papua New Guineans to be wary of the impacts of corruption and to lead an honest life.

The opposition leader is also patron of the Sir Anthony Siaguru walk-against-corr…

REGION: Pacific journalists visit tsunami-damaged Japan

TONGA (Matangi Tonga/Pacific Media Watch): A group of Pacific journalists, including Tonga's Telesia Adams, has toured tsunami hit areas in Iwaki city, Japan, that was devastated by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami, last year.

Pacific jou…

AUDIO: Reactions in Vanuatu after Indonesian military presence

VANUATU (bFM/Pacific Media Watch): Vanuatu experienced some unrest in the capital city Port Vila when demonstrators supporting West Papua were arrested at the Bauerfield International aiport at the arrival of Indonesian military personnel.

Th…

REGION: French Embassy supports USP’s media symposium

SUVA (French Embassy in Fiji / Pacific Media Watch): French Ambassador Gilles Montagnier today presented a cheque to the Arts, Law and Education Faculty Dean of the University of the South Pacific, Dr Akanisi Kedrayate, and journalism coordinator Dr…

GLOBAL: Journalism in crisis – a deeper look at the survival of a profession

Gavin Ellis

OPINION: AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Centre Online /Auckland University / Pacific Media Watch): There has seldom been a time in the past century when journalism has not been "in crisis".

Short-comings have been found in journ…

TONGA: Ambassador Takase bids Ikale Tahi Team good luck

On Wednesday 23rd of May 2012, H.E Mr. Yasuo Takase the Japanese Ambassador to the Kingdom of Tonga wished ‘Ikale Tahi managers and players good luck prior to their departure to the 2012 Pacific Nation’s Cup in Japan next week. Mr. ‘Aminiasi Kefu, Interim Executive Director of the Tonga’s Rugby… Read More

PFF to PNG Police, soldiers: hands off media

PFF Rarotonga, COOK ISLANDS — PNG Police force officers and soldiers who ordered local journalists out of the Papua New Guinea Supreme court yesterday afternoon and forced others to delete images and recordings must face po…

Page 1 of 912345...Last »