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This In Brief
seeks to discuss and assess the public social media
responses from the two main social media sites that
were publicised by the Fijian government, for public
This In Brief flags a new mantra in Timorese
politics — national interest ahead of partisan
interests — and considers its political and
institutional context and the prospects for its
This In Brief reflects on an incident of political
intimidation that occurred after the November
2014 Solomon Islands national election. From
this incident it is clear that the local effects of
After the 2014 general election, Tonga now joins
five other states (three of which are also in the
Pacific Islands region) in having no female members
of their lower or single house of parliament.
This In Brief argues initiatives aimed at improving
women’s political representation in the Pacific must
be informed by the emerging evidence concerning
Bina D’Costa, ‘Bangladesh in 2010: Digital Makeover but Continued Human and Economic Insecurity’, Asian Survey, 51(1) 2011: 138-47.
Jeremy Youde, Global Health Governance, Cambridge: Polity, 2012.
This In Brief considers Indonesian President Joko Widodo's policy actions in Papua.
Recent experiences in Fiji and Solomon Islands provide examples of roll improvements supported by biometric technology, although the true costs and benefits
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