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Killing of Papuan clergyman sparks information clash, congregations flee
Tue, 22 Sep 2020
Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Tabernacle Bible Church of Indonesia’s congregation from the Intan Jaya regency in Papua has fled into the forests in fear after the killing of a pastor at the ...

Military accused of shooting dead a Papuan pastor – call for inquiry
Mon, 21 Sep 2020
By Yanuarius Weya in Jayapura A pastor has been shot dead at the weekend allegedly by the Indonesian military, sparking protests by church groups and a call for an investigation. The pastor, Rev Yerem...

No new cases of covid-19 as NZ eases restrictions in Auckland, nation
Mon, 21 Sep 2020
By RNZ News New Zealand’s Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield announced no new cases of covid-19 yesterday. It was also revealed that Auckland is set to move to level 2, with eased r...

Ordnance blast kills two foreign aid workers in Solomon Islands
Sun, 20 Sep 2020
By Moffat Mamu in Honiara Two foreign nationals have lost their lives in the Solomon Islands during a bomb blast last night at their home in Tasahe, West Honiara. Police said the two, an Australian an...

Crispin Maslog: Remembering Martial Law – courageous journalism lessons
Sun, 20 Sep 2020
REWIND: By Crispin Maslog Filipinos under 48 today were not yet born when Martial Law was imposed on the Philippines by the late and unlamented dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos in 1972. But even to senior...

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