Topic-Politics

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 21 July

TESS NEWTON CAIN | Regional trade and economic meetings The trade and economic officials and ministers of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) members… Read More

Morrison left out on Pacific rim over climate diplomacy

WESLEY MORGAN | The first national leader to congratulate Joe Biden on his election as US President was Fiji’s Prime Minister, Frank Bainimarama. There… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 14 July

TESS NEWTON CAIN | Fiji COVID-19 crisis The COVID-19 crisis in Fiji continues to dominate the news in that country. The outbreak… Read More

Precarious moment: Vanuatu court to rule on prime minister’s fate

Vanuatu’s court of appeal will sit today to decide the political fate of the prime minister, Bob Loughman, and 18 other MPs. The supreme court… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 7 July

PALM 9 Last week, the leaders of the Pacific Islands Forum met with the Prime Minister of Japan and other government officials for the… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 30 June

Political impasse in Samoa gets closer to resolution It looks like the long and drawn-out political impasse in Samoa is nearing a resolution. On Monday… Read More

Chinese power: The new international dynamic | A summary

How the rest of the world responds to what is happening in the People’s Republic of China, is the critical question of our time. How… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 9 June

Vanuatu Parliament descends into political chaos After a period of rising tension and rancour in the Vanuatu Parliament, things came to a head with a… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 2 June

Fiji struggles to manage the latest COVID-19 outbreak In Fiji, the number of cases of COVID-19 infections is rising. As of Monday evening, there… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 26 May

Samoa’s political impasse yet to be resolved The political impasse in Samoa continues to drag on. Further to decisions of the Supreme Court,… Read More

Social media and democracy in the Philippines
Common prosperity should be valued in China and not disparaged by critics
COVID-19 rhetoric and governance in the Philippines
Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 15 September

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