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Papua New Guinea's government has approved a one billion kina ($US287 million) facility to generate economic development in Bougainville over 10 years.
Facing international pressure over major unrest in Papua region, Indonesia's government has pointed blame at West Papuan independence groups. Audio
Indonesian civilian militia groups are stoking tensions in West Papuan towns and cities after widespread protests across the region in the past two weeks. Audio
Making a clean break from former prime minister Peter O'Neill was the pivotal factor in Papua New Guinea's government bringing a group of opposition MPs to the coalition.
Protests are spreading in Indonesia-ruled West Papua in response to harassment of Papuans during explosive incidents in Javanese cities last week. Audio
Large public demonstrations are underway in cities in West Papua after the reported harassment of Papuans in Indonesia over recent days.
Papua New Guinea's West New Britain province is facing a stern test of its ability to cope with disaster after the latest eruption of Mt Ulawun.
Papua's provincial government is frustrated over a lack of action by Indonesia's central government to open up direct international flights to Papua.
A landowner threat to shut down a major gas project in Papua New Guinea has been averted for the time being.
US military build-up plans on Guam have thrown the indigenous Chamorros people's struggle for control of their own land and culture into sharp focus.
Indonesia will use a landmark business and trade exposition next week in New Zealand to launch a fresh diplomatic push in the Pacific.
Papua New Guinea's Police Minister is pushing for an investigation into the procurement of luxury cars for last year's APEC summit.
The United Liberation Movement of West Papua has officially submitted an application for full membership in the Melanesian Spearhead Group.
Papua New Guinea's new prime minister James Marape has overseen a shake-up of cabinet which he says will drive reform the country needs.
An NGO which helps victims of sorcery allegations in Papua New Guinea says there is merit in looking at controlling the use of Facebook in the country.
Papua New Guinea's eighth prime minister is James Marape, a humble Christian and a political heavyweight in a cut-throat parliament
James Marape has been elected as Papua New Guinea's prime minister, following the resignation of Peter O'Neill yesterday.
Confusion reigns in Papua New Guinea politics after Prime Minister Peter O'Neill announced that he would be stepping down.
Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill has announced that he will step down from the role, after weeks of defections from his coalition government.
Papua New Guinea's opposition says it is withdrawing its motion of no confidence against prime minister Peter O'Neill, but is likely to lodge a new one soon.
Last night's election win by Australia's Coalition government has dealt a blow to the hopes of more than 800 refugees stuck on Pacific Islands, RNZ Pacific's Johnny Blades writes.
Political fallout from a controversial loan taken on by Papua New Guinea's government five years ago could hinder rather than help attempts to remove prime minister Peter O'Neill.
Indonesia has lost a significant asset in its Pacific diplomacy efforts with the recent passing of the West Papuan, Franzalbert Joku. Audio
Papua New Guinea's police chief has warned against moves by MPs to involve the public or members of his force in the country's current political wrestle. Audio
Papua New Guinea's prime minister Peter O'Neill has used his mastery of parliamentary proceedings to frustrate the opposition's attempts to remove him.