Dateline Pacific evening edition for 26 November 201411/25/14
Suspension of Vanuatu opposition could ensure stability; Tongan's off to the polls tomorrow; Poverty, violence take toll on Kiribati children; French Polynesian compensation appeal met with cynicism; An academic analyses the emphatic election win of...
Suspension of Vanuatu opposition could ensure stability
A Vanuatu-based academic sees a successful motion to suspend 16 opposition MPs by the Prime Minister as a move to ensure stability.
Tonga campaign finishes ahead of Thursday poll
Tongans off to the polls Thursday for the second election under reforms brought in, in 2010.
Poverty, violence take toll on Kiribati children
A new report has found poverty and hardship is taking its toll on the children of Kiribati who make up nearly half the country's population.
Dateline Pacific morning edition for 26 November 2014
French Polynesian compensation appeal met with cynicism; An academic analyses the emphatic election win of FijiFirst; Voters in the Solomons favour independents over party candidates; Tonga goes to the polls this week; and what holds Bougainville...
Speculation amid French Polynesia bid for compensation
Moves in French Polynesia to seek a huge compensation payout from France are being met with cynicism by some locals.
Poll analysis shows Bainimarama support widespread
A scholar of Fiji politics, Jon Fraenkel, says the emphatic election win by Frank Bainimarama and his FijiFirst party was based on a number of factors including support from the young and from areas which were traditional strongholds of the deposed...
Survey on young women in Bougainville
A survey is being carried out of young women on Bougainville as part of a young women's leadership programme.
Dateline Pacific evening edition for 25 November 2014
Voters in Solomon Islands favour independents over party candidates; Tongans go to the polls this week; A PNG Minister dismisses reports of tension with Fiji; The Speaker in Guam leads moves against students fighting; Tonga Power staff put strike...
Concerns in Solomons at success of independents
Voters in Solomon Islands favoured independents over party candidates in last week's elections.
Tonga poll unlikely to initiate great change - academic
A political scientist analyses what can be expected in the Tonga election this Thursday.
Dateline Pacific morning edition for 25 November 2014
PNG and Fiji not at loggerheads - Minister; The Solomon Islands election returns a fragmented parliament; Tonga Power staff call off strike; Guam's Speaker leads move against school fights;the chikungunyah virus now affects the whole of Samoa; the New...
PNG and Fiji not at loggerheads says Minister
The PNG foreign minister dismisses reports of tension between his government and Fiji.
Tonga Power staff call off strike
Planned strike at Tonga power company called off at least under the election on Thursday.
Guam's Speaker leads move against school fights
Guam's legislature acts to quell fights in high schools.
Dateline Pacific evening edition for 24 November 2014
The Solomon Islands election returns a fragmented parliament; the chikungunyah virus now affects the whole of Samoa; an opposition MP in Vanuatu warns moves by the government could be unconstitutional; a youth advocate says young people in Tonga lack...
Fragmentation a feature of Solomon Islands parliament
Freda Tuki Soria Comua has won a seat in the Solomon Islands parliament, just the third woman ever to have been elected to the country's legislature.
All of Samoa now affected by chikungunya
Samoa's Ministry of Health says the whole of Samoa is now affected by chikungunya.
NZ govt to reach Pacific and Maori youth through rugby league.
NZ government looks to reach Pacific and Maori youth through rugby league.
Dateline Pacific morning edition for 24 November 2014
Opposition MP in Vanuatu warns government moves could be unconstitutional; a regional body calls for Pacific nations to invest in their youth; environmental groups sue the US fisheries service over a new rules; resources stretched by chikungunya in...
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