Dateline Pacific morning edition for 5 May 2015
Legal challenge being sought against tax free salaries for Solomon Islands Parliamentarians; A former Nauru president says the current government is hypocritical in its criticism of media; Vanuatu disaster authorities feeling the strain as...
Legal challenge in Solomons against MPs tax free salaries
Transparency Solomon Islands says concerned Solomon Islanders are preparing to challenge the controversial granting of income tax free salaries for Parliamentarians in court.
Decline in relief support in Vanuatu
The Vanuatu National Disaster Management Office says it is starting to feel the strain of operating on its own steam as the international emergency response to Cyclone Pam continues to scale down.
Dateline Pacific evening edition for 4 May 2015
A former Nauru president says the current government is hypocritical in its criticism of media; Public outcry overUS Military's plans to use two islands in the Northern Marianas as live fire ranges; US President Barack Obama approves Federal...
Former Nauru leader slams current leadership
A former Nauru president says the current government is hypocritical in its criticism of media.
CNMI bombs away
The United States Military's plans to use two islands in the Northern Marianas as live fire ranges has aroused strong feelings in the territory in the northwest Pacific.
Dateline Pacific morning edition for 4 May 2015
Obama approves disaster support for FSM; Samoan organics company moves into NZ market; Push for say in Norfolk's political future continues; Child labour, begging and trafficking tackled in PNG; And Higher wages needed to stop Cook Islanders leaving.
Obama approves disaster support for FSM
The Federated States of Micronesia is entitled to US federal assistance after President Barack Obama signed a declaration acknowledging the damage caused by Cyclone Maysak last month.
Samoan organics company moves into NZ market
A Samoan company hoping to gain a foothold in New Zealand's high-end organic food market says their focus is on providing sustainable products for future generations.
Push for say in Norfolk's political future continues
Norfolk Island's effort to convince Australia to give it some input into determining its political status is continuing.
Child labour, begging and trafficking tackled in PNG
A project to try and stop child labour, begging and trafficking in Papua New Guinea's Port Moresby is under way, with plans to shelter at risk children in safe homes.
Higher wages needed to stop Cook Islanders leaving
Cook Islands trade union leader says if the government is serious about overcoming depopulation it must increase public servants' wages.
Dateline Pacific evening edition for 1 May 2015
Nauru opposition says Facebook shut down; Chikungunya virus on the rise in Cook Islands; Big development changes ahead for Pacific judiciary; Fears new plans could alienate Samoans from their land; And In sport - Pacific rugby league is under the...
Nauru opposition says Facebook shut down
The Nauru opposition says the government has forced the country's only internet provider to shut down access to Facebook on the island.
Chikungunya virus on the rise in Cook Islands
The Cook Islands ministry of health says the Chikungunya outbreak is on the rise and is likely to have not reached its peak yet.
Big development changes ahead for Pacific judiciary
Pacific chief justices are contemplating the future growth of the region's judiciary as a five-year development programme draws to a close.
Dateline Pacific morning edition for 1 May 2015
There are fears that new plans could alienate Samoans from their land; Solomons Prime Minister acknowledges tax free salary outrage; Rally planned to support suspended Nauru MPs; A proposal to hit tourists in Fiji with a service fee has been...
Fear new plans could alienate Samoans from land
The Samoan government and the ADB are being criticised for not properly consulting the country on its plans to promote the economic use of customary land.
Pacific rugby league under the spotlight
Pacific rugby league gets its moment in the spotlight this weekend, with an international double-header on the Gold Coast.
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