Region-PNG and the Pacific

Vale Dr Netatua Pelesikoti Taufatofua

Dr Netatua Pelesikoti, a distinguished Tongan scientist, passed away suddenly in Nuku’alofa on 11 November.  The Griffith University community would like to express our heartfelt condolences… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 25 November

Budget passed in Papua New Guinea In a further twist to the political drama playing out in PNG, the Marape government was back in Parliament… Read More

Regional wrap | 62

US election results and 'truth decay' RCEP done and dusted Morrison-Suga summit and a new Indo-Pacific defence pact Read More

Facebook: Can’t live with it, can’t live without it.

Pacific governments face a crucial dilemma with social media. How they react will define our future. The decision this week by Solomon Islands’ cabinet… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 18 November

Political upheaval in Papua New Guinea Just 18 months since he took on the role of Prime Minister, James Marape now faces a battle… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 11 November

New President in Palau Palau has a new leader. The new President is Surangel Whipps. His opponent in the run-off, Ray Oilouch conceded late… Read More

A climate for change in the Pacific

Pacific island states hope to work with a new administration in the White House to galvanise global action on climate change, writes Wesley Morgan. Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 4 November

Controversial funding of biomedical start-up in Papua New Guinea Government funding of a biomedical start-up in PNG has caused controversy. Niugini Biomed was established as… Read More

A New Standard for Pacific Cybercrime Legislation

Vanuatu is poised to adopt a new cybercrime law, and to become a regional cyber centre. Dan McGarry shares his insights Read More

Fostering intergenerational dialogue in the Pacific: A personal reflection

Iree chow shares a personal reflection on fostering intergenerational dialogue in the Pacific. Read More

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