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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.
Papua New Guinea's parliament has been adjourned after a brief resumption today, as the opposition makes a push to remove Prime Minister Peter O'Neill.
The alternative government in Papua New Guinea has nominated MP James Marape as its choice for prime minister.
Opposition MPs in Papua New Guinea are quietly confident they have the momentum to remove prime minister Peter O'Neill.
A former leading West Papuan independence campaigner who became an Indonesian government supporter, Franzalbert Joku, has died in Jayapura. Audio
Papua New Guinea's prime minister Peter O'Neill is battling increasing odds for political survival after five MPs resigned from his party.
A long-touted Independent Commission Against Corruption could be finally about to fly in Papua New Guinea, but the government's critics remain sceptical.
Papua New Guinea's government is under pressure over its handling of the country's burgeoning gas sector. Audio
A move by West Papuans to challenge 1969's controversial Act of Free Choice referendum has found its way to Indonesia's Constitutional Court. Audio
A leading West Papuan peace campaigner, Neles Tebay, has died in Jakarta after being hospitalised with leukemia.
There's a call for Papua New Guinea's Sustainable Development Programme to consider creating an oversight mechanism. Audio
There's still an air of uncertainty to a planned marine industrial project in Papua New Guinea which government says is about to proceed after years of dithering.
New Zealand's Fijian community is reeling after three people from Fiji were killed in Friday's mosque attacks in Christchurch.
New Zealand and the US say they are committed to the Papua New Guinea Electrification Partnership despite the PNG government's awarding of major energy contracts to Chinese companies.
As the numbers of casualties and displaced people in Papua's Highlands pile up, prospects for an end to armed conflict in the Indonesian-ruled region appear dim.
New Zealand's Amalgamated Workers Union is discussing the role it can play for seasonal workers with some Pacific governments.
Papua New Guinea leaders say Australia's offshore processing of refugees on Manus Island has been increasingly problematic for their country.
Papua New Guinea disciplinary forces continue to complain about unpaid security work done when the country hosted APEC last year.
The retirement of a British pilot after 25 years working in Papua New Guinea has brought home how the country's rural lives remain deeply reliant on aviation services. Audio
Efforts to focus international attention on the West Papua independence cause surged in the past week.