Pacific / Pasifika Articles

Pacific corruption ‘like cancer’ — needs treating, says TINZ Pacific director

27 July 2016

Tongan publisher Kalafi Moala … Tonga’s population is broken-hearted because their hope for something different has eroded. Image: Del Abcede/PMC

Kalafi Moala (Taimi o’ Tonga Network Chief Executive (from left), Alex Rheeney, Editor-in-Chief of the PNG Post-Courier, Dr Shailendra Singh, Head of Journalism at the University of the South Pacific; and Convenor Fuimaono Tuiasau, Pacific Director of Transparency International NZ.

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PNG Dirty Money

7 July 2015

How corrupt PNG cash is reaching Australia and beyond from Current Affairs Dateline SBS. Published on Jun 23, 2015. A special investigation on Dateline reveals senior lawyers detailing how to avoid detection when laundering money into Australia and beyond.

Transcript: Dateline, Dirty Money: How corrupt PNG cash is reaching Australia.

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The Pacific is Organising Against Corruption

18 February 2015

Director Bryce Edwards recaps Pacific Chapters seminar on improved use of media to deliver our message.

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Fiji Speak Out Against Corruption

11 December 2014

These signs from the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption are all over the country.

They have received more than 9000 complaints since being established in 2007 and prosecuted 200 cases. Many (around 50%) of the complaints are not about corruption, but are more about employment issues, slow or poor service from government etc. Last year there were some 477 genuine complaints.

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TI Asia Pacific Programme Meeting May 2014 Daily Recaps

26 May 2014

Daily recaps from the May 2014 Asia Pacific Meeting in Kathmandu

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Transparency International Asia Pacific Meeting

26 May 2014

Asia Pacific Regional Meeting of Transparency International was held in Kathmandu on 19 through 21 May, 2014.

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Transparency Solomons Urge Police To Stop Illegal Logging

27 March 2014

Operations continuing despite Ministry orders to halt

Senior police must ensure that orders to shut down illegal logging operations are enforced, according to Transparency Solomon Islands.

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New Zealand Aid In Pacific Ranmali Fernando

8 April 2013

Ranmali Fernando, Oversees PINSP, the Programme run through Transparency International, Berlin, for the four Pacific TI Chapters in Fiji, PNG, the Solomons and Vanuatu

By Renmali Fernando, Development Manager (Governance, Law & Justice, and Leadership), NZ Aid Programme, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Reprinted from the Transparency Times, April 2013.

The New Zealand Government is focussed on achieving tangible results that make a positive difference to people's lives.

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