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Gallery: Fiji’s first climate change village moved from seashore to ‘promised land’
Thu, 26 Apr 2018
By Hele Ikimotu with visuals and drone video by Blessen Tom Vunidogoloa was the first village in Fiji to be relocated – barely three years ago – due to sea level rise. The village was in t...

Rabi landslide? Not a big problem, horseback and walking the answer
Thu, 26 Apr 2018
By Hele Ikimotu on Rabi, Fiji The rebuilding of a road on Fiji’s northern Rabi Island is currently in the works. Fiji’s most recent natural disaster, Tropical Cyclone Keni, destroyed many parts of the...

China’s media control threatens Asia-Pacific democracies, says RSF
Thu, 26 Apr 2018
Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Chinese model of state-controlled news and information is being copied in other Asian countries, especially Vietnam and Cambodia, says the Paris-based Reporters Withou...

Facebook still censors West Papua photo –‘nudity’ or politics?
Wed, 25 Apr 2018
Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Facebook has censored a West Papuan image by a Vanuatu-based photojournalist for the second time in less than four days – this time “within one minute” a...

Life on Fiji’s Rabi Island – simple, peaceful and full of smiles
Tue, 24 Apr 2018
Hele Ikimotu’s “life on Rabi” video reflections. Video: Pacific Media Centre By Hele Ikimotu on Rabi Island, Fiji Our trip to Rabi was a long journey, first starting with a bus ride ...