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Dateline Pacific evening edition for 27 February 2015
PNG revises its child protection laws; A Solomon Islands gold mine is up for sale; The new Cook Islands by-election candidate is expected by March 6; The new Ulu-o-Tokelau lays down his agenda; And Fiji, Papua New Guinea, and Nauru are criticised for...
PNG revises child protection laws
Papua New Guinea's government is hoping revised child protection laws will put a halt to increasing numbers of children forced to fend for themselves on the streets.
Solomons gold mine up for sale
Australian owner of Solomon's gold mine, St Barbara says it has not ruled out third party sale of the project.
New Aitutaki by-election candidate expected by March 6
The president of the Cook Islands Democratic Party says a new candidate for the rescheduled by-election on Aitutaki is expected to be announced by the end of next week.
Dateline Pacific morning edition for 27 February 2015
The new Ulu-o-Tokelau lays down his agenda; Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Nauru criticised for failing to protect human rights ;Samoan exporter argues for Citizenship Investment Bill; The World Bank looks to customise its pacific reports; And, a NGO says...
Shipping, climate change on Tokelau 2015 agenda
The new Ulu-o-Tokelau is encouraging a strong national spirit of unity and a commitment to the basic principles of Tokelaun culture in 2015.
PNG, Fiji and Nauru criticised in Amnesty report
Fiji, Papua New Guinea, and Nauru have been criticised for failing to protect human rights in Amnesty International's annual look at human rights abuse around the world.
Dateline Pacific evening edition for 26 February 2015
Samoan exporter argues for Citizenship Investment Bill; The World Bank looks to customise its pacific reports; An NGO says more pacific businesswomen good for region; Tonga's set to finally sign a UN convention regarding women, but with conditions;...
Samoan exporter argues for Citizenship Investment Bill
A Samoa exporter says the country needs the kind of investment that the governments proposed Citizenship Investment Bill would usher in.
World Bank looks to customise Pacific reports
The World Bank is looking at a new approach to its report writing in the Pacific with the aim of producing more relevant and practical feedback and information for development.
NGO says more Pacific businesswomen good for region
Australia's Global Ambassador for Women and Girls says more women in business and positions of power will make a better difference for the livelihood of the region.
Dateline Pacific morning edition for 26 February 2015
Tonga's set to finally sign a UN convention regarding women, but with conditions; Fiji could send a strong message against torture; First seasonal workers from Fiji arrive in New Zeland; Program sought for Solomon's USP campus; The Tongan police work...
Tonga set to finally sign CEDAW
Tonga is preparing to finally ratify the United Nations convention on eliminating all forms of discrimination against women but with conditions.
First Fiji RSE workers arrive in NZ
The first Fijian seasonal workers allowed into New Zealand since the military coup in 2006 have arrived in Hawke's Bay for the apple harvest.
Programme sought for Solomons USP campus
The University of the South Pacific and the Solomon Islands government set their sights on 2018 to complete the $15million US dollar campus.
Dateline Pacific evening edition for 25 February 2015
Chance for Fiji to send strong message against torture; Tonga police work to solve school fights; Vanuatu farm grows from RSE experience; and Grim coral bleaching forecast for 2015.
Chance for Fiji to send strong message against torture
A human rights researcher says Fiji's ratification of both the UN Convention Against Torture and its optional protocol would send out a strong message internationally.
Tonga police work to solve school fights
Tonga police devise ways to try and end years of clashes between students from rival schools.
Dateline Pacific morning edition for 25 February 2015
Vanuatu farm grows from RSE experience; Grim coral bleaching forecast for 2015; Court action is likely from both parties after a ruling by Fiji's media watchdog; A possible Australian kava ban blamed on Pacific kava dealers; Satellite tracking is to...
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