The Pacific Islands Forum Chair and Prime Minister of Tuvalu, Kausea Natano, has requested the postponement of the appointment of a new secretary-general until next year’s Forum Leaders’ Retreat.
A week of protests and controversy at the University of the South Pacific has come to an end with the USP Council voting this afternoon to reinstate Vice Chancellor Pal Ahluwalia, RNZP reports.
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.
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.