Topic-Politics

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 5 May

Violence in Papua New Guinea Authorities and community leaders are working to contain outbreaks of serious violence in PNG. In Alotau, in Milne… Read More

South East Asia Snapshot #11

A fortnightly snapshot of what’s making headlines in South East Asia. Thailand’s PM acquires new breadth of powers Earlier this week Thailand’s cabinet granted Prime… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 28 April

Pacific responses to the Biden climate summit There have been mixed responses from the Pacific islands region further to the climate summit convened by President… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 21 April

Official results released in Samoa The official results of the general elections in Samoa have now been released. They confirm that the HRPP and FAST… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 14 April

Too close to call in Samoa’s elections With official results yet to be confirmed, the results of Samoa’s general elections could not be any closer. Read More

It is time for gender-responsive climate action

The global theme for International Women’s Day (IWD) in 2021 was “Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World.” A key part of… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 31 March

Delays and uncertainty surround vaccine rollout in PNG The commencement of vaccinations of frontline health staff in PNG has been delayed. Uncertainty among health… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 24 March

PNG COVID-19 situation worsens The COVID-19 situation in PNG continues to worsen. The number of confirmed cases now exceeds 3,000 and the number of… Read More

Papua New Guineans farewell the Grand Chief in Brisbane

In the heart of Brisbane, the PNG community came together to mark the passing of the Grand Chief, Sir Michael Thomas Somare. As a… Read More

Myanmar’s personalised politics

Anyone looking at photographs and film footage of events in Myanmar could be forgiven for thinking that the violent confrontation between demonstrators and security forces… 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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