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Who is Professor Pal Ahluwalia, the man at the centre of the long-running controversy at the University of the South Pacific? Pacific Media Watch’s Sri Krishnamurthi reports after watching Professor Ahluwalia’s recent interview on Fiji television.

Call by Nauru's President and incoming chancellor of the University of the South Pacific for the USP's full council to sit today was dismissed, RNZP reports.

The New Zealand Police have launched an internal investigation over an incident involving a 60-year-old Samoan grandfather as Black Lives Matter protests point the finger at institutional racism globally.

OPINION: New Zealand has its own priorities that are more to do with blockading the Pacific in order to keeping the money flowing back and forth across the Tasman.

The chair of the Pacific Islands Forum, Tuvalu Prime Minister Kausea Natano, is the latest to raise concerns at last week's developments at the University of the South Pacific, RNZP reports.

PNG's coral sea cable

Friday June 12, 2020

Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister James Marape says the Coral Sea Cable wil modernise the national economy and public services.

The suspended Vice Chancellor of the University of the South Pacific believes he's a victim of a witch-hunt by the leadership group at the regional institution, RNZP reports.

Hundreds of staff and students at the University of the South Pacific in Fiji are protesting the suspension of their Vice-Chancellor and President by the USP Council.

Air Tahiti Nui says it will offer promotional fares when French Polynesia next month becomes the first South Pacific tourist destination to reopen its borders after the Covid-19 outbreak.

Vanuatu’s media association, Media Association blong Vanuatu or MAV, has condemned what it calls intimidation of a local journalist by airport security and local police.

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