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A controversial visit by Australia's prime minister to Papua New Guinea has shed little light on how refugees stuck on Manus Island will be resettled.
Papua New Guinea's "father of the nation" Sir Michael Somare has farewelled parliament after five decades in politics.
Papua New Guinea's Treasurer says the country's economy has "fallen off a cliff" under the present government, led by Peter O'Neill.
France has submitted a proposal for boundary negotiations with Vanuatu, amid signs of a change in the way a long-running boundary dispute between Vanuatu and New Caledonia is negotiated.
HIV/AIDS was the poster child of issues confronting Papua New Guinea ten years ago. But since then it's faded from public discourse, as other problems like corruption took precedence, and other health…
Guam's role as the forward strategic point for the projection of US force in the Asia Pacific has made the Micronesian people of this island an unwitting target.
Australia and Indonesia have restored full military ties and agreed to move on from a recent incident related to West Papua.
There are warnings that a major security forces callout to Papua New Guinea's Hela province will not provide a long-term solution to ongoing tribal fighting.
A cricket tournament is underway on Manus involving refugees stuck on the Papua New Guinea Island. Audio
A native of a Bougainville outlier laments how her home island's unique culture is rapidly disappearing in the face of rising seas and lack of basic services. Audio
Indonesia has accused a number of Pacific Islands countries of interfering in its domestic matters regarding West Papua at the United Nations. Audio
A refugee forcibly transferred by Australia to the offshore processing centre on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea offers a unique insight into what life is like after three years of incarceration.
The Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea has resoundingly survived a motion of no-confidence against him, but this outcome is unlikely to end months of political upheaval.
Indonesia's campaign to contain issues of West Papua has entered a new phase.
More mass demonstrations are expected in Indonesia's Papua region amid growing international interest in West Papuan self-determination aspirations.
ANALYSIS: This week's Papua New Guinea Supreme Court ruling has underlined how Australia's adherence to human rights norms is regressing and causing problems in the Pacific.
A glaring division has opened up in Papua New Guinea's police force amid fallout over a major fraud case implicating the prime minister.
Pacific Islanders participating in New Zealand's RSE scheme say the work is of great benefit to them and their home communities. Video
There are questions over the Papua New Guinea government's claims about resettlement of refugees held on Manus Island. Audio
Australia's human rights reputation has taken another blow, with a damning critique of the government's refugee policies by a leading international rights NGO.
Papua New Guinea communities along the border with Indonesia say growing links with the other side are inevitable.
Keep calm and carry on. If ever there was a man for this motto, it's Papua New Guinea's prime minister Peter O'Neill.
Prospects for refugees processed on Nauru and Manus Island in Papua New Guinea look bleaker than ever. These are the so-called "boat people" who fled from countries like Afghanistan, Iran... Audio
A geopolitical storm is coming to a head in the Melanesian Spearhead Group as it considers a membership bid by West Papuans of Indonesia.
The mood for more autonomy is growing among Papua New Guinea's provinces amid the country's continued development struggles. Audio