On Friday 4 March 2016, Samoa conducted its 15th general election since independence in 1962.
In 2011–12 Papua New Guinea suffered its most serious constitutional crisis since independence, when the incumbent prime minister, Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare, was effectively removed from offic
Political instability, in the form of frequent motions of no confidence, has become a major source of concern in the years after independence in Papua New Guinea (PNG), Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
Commentaries in various internet sites and social media
Facebook pages have been increasingly critical of the quality
of political leadership across the Pacific islands region. The
This In Brief reports on recent research among
the people who live in the shadow of Mt Wilhelm, PNG’s
highest mountain, in the Kundiawa-Gembogl District, Chimbu
The notion of ‘organised crime’ typically conjures up images of criminal gangs. Some mafia and bikie gangs do operate in parts of the Pacific and have featured in local and international media.
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