Dateline Pacific evening edition for 19 September 201409/19/14
Fiji Electoral Commissioner rules out stopping count; Australian lawyer to file over Vanuatu deportation; A lack of resources hinders PNG police trying to investigate violence cases; A teacher in American Samoa says it is not on for lawmakers to pay...
Fiji Electoral Commissioner rules out stopping count
Fiji's Electoral Commissioner says it would be unfair to stop the election process without evidence presented.
Australian lawyer to file over Vanuatu deportation
An Australian lawyer is preparing to file a case against the Vanuatu Government after being deported without notice earlier this month.
Dateline Pacific morning edition for 19 September 2014
Anger in Fiji amid claims of widespread election fraud; A lack of resources hinders PNG police trying to investigate violence cases; A teacher in American Samoa says it is not on for lawmakers to pay themselves more when other sectors are struggling;...
Fiji political parties refuse to accept poll results
Five opposition parties in Fiji want the vote count to stop because they claim there has been systematic fraud.
PNG police forced to borrow fuel from NGOs
Understaffed and poorly resourced rural police overwhelmed by cases of violence against women.
Pay hike for American Samoa leaders angers
Lawmakers in American Samoa are being asked to fix education and health problems, before they put money in their own pockets.
Solomons tsunami victims still waiting
Nineteen-months on from the tsunami that hit Temotu province in Solomon Islands, victims are still living in temporary shelters and awaiting funds to help rebuild their permanent homes.
Fiji's Bainimarama secures overwhelming majority
There is a mixed reaction in Fiji to news that halfway through the vote count FijiFirst has established a commanding lead following Wednesday's election.
Niue's first food festival kicks off this week
Niue kicks off inaugural food festival with experts and top chefs visiting.
World Bank sets out development plan for Pacific
World Bank sets out its plan to assist Pacific Island nations.
Dateline Pacific evening edition for 18 September 2014
Fiji's regime leader is set to become an elected prime minister; Domestic violence causing women to flee homes in Solomons; World Bank sets out development plan for Pacific; Niue's first food festival kicks off this week; Tongan authorities scramble...
Dateline Pacific morning edition for 18 September 2014
Vote counting underway in Fiji; Tongan authorities scramble to help drought-stricken Ha'apai; Domestic violence causing women to flee homes in Solomons; Samoa sued for 13 million over prison death; Voices of Bougainville report details worries over...
Vote counting underway in Fiji
Vote counting has started in Fiji in the country's first election in eight years.
Tongan authorities scramble to help drought-stricken Ha'apai
Tongan authorities send help to drought-stricken Ha'apai as fears mount that water shortages could spread.
Domestic violence causing women to flee homes in Solomons
Increasing domestic violence in Solomon Islands is being blamed for the rise in the number of women and children seeking shelter in a care-centre in Honiara.
Samoa sued for $13 million over prison death
The Samoan government is being sued for $13 million US dollars by the family of a man found dead at Tafa'igata Prison.
Dateline Pacific evening edition for 17 September 2014
Many voters queuing in the heat in Fiji; Voices of Bougainville report details worries over mining resumption; Report shows SOEs are straining Pacific economies; Call for more support for PNG female candidates; And CNMI authorities trap invasive snake...
Many voters queuing in the heat in Fiji
Thousands vote in Fiji's first election in more than eight years.
Bougainville report details worries over mining resumption
Voices of Bougainville lays out the concerns of villagers from around the Panguna mine to any return to large scale mining.
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