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With less than 24 days remaining for The University of the South Pacific (USP) to begin classes, the University’s 2018 admissions have increased by seventeen per cent (17%) compared to last year. A total of 7,517 prospective students have so far…

World Maritime News – Over the next few decades, defining an optimal response to the challenges of climate change and rising sea levels will be at the forefront of the dredging industry’s agenda. Royal IHC’s manager R&D, Erik van der Blom,…
West Papua: Five facts about Indonesia’s ‘dark, dirty secret’

ANALYSIS: By Connor Woodman, https://asiapacificreport.nz/ The Indonesian President, Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, is desperate to keep hidden Indonesia’s dark, dirty secret – its brutal 50-year war in its easternmost provinces. Here are five things you should know about Indonesian rule in West Papua:…
Benny Wenda: I can not stop talking about Papua Merdeka

Jayapura, Jubi – Benny Wenda, spokesperson for the United Liberation Movement for West Papua considers the statement of Ambassador (Ambassador) of the Republic of Indonesia to New Zealand (NZ), Tantowi Yahya as a statement showing Indonesia losing political arguments in…
Yam festival to celebrate varieties, not size: Director

By Len Garae, Daily Post Director of Agriculture, Antoine Ravo, says it is a wrong mentality to imagine that a yam festival is about planting the longest or biggest yam. Instead he says it is an event to celebrate the…
ULMWP berduka atas wafatnya Presiden Vanuatu

Jayapura, Jubi – United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) turut berduka atas wafatnya Presiden Vanuatu, Baldwin Lonsdale Sabtu 17 Juni, di Port Vila Vanuatu. Baldwin ‘Womtelo’ Lonsdale dianggap sebagai Pahlawan Melanesia sejati bagi West Papua. Juru Bicara ULMWP Benny Wenda,…
National repentance prayer, offered by the late President

This was the last public prayer offered by President Baldwin Lonsdale for his nation and people. His Standing in Vanuatu community as well as in the region as a; priest, administrator, educator, customary chief, and the President of the Republic…
Papuan rights highlighted in UN review of Indonesia

Several countries have highlighted concern about treatment of West Papuans, in a human rights review of Indonesia at the UN in Geneva. New Zealand, Australia, Austria, Germany and Mexico were among the countries raising concern about human rights in Papua…